2020 Personal Income Tax Return Checklist

Our 2020 Personal Tax Return Checklist is designed to help you make this process as easy and efficient as possible. It also assists us in ensuring we have information that is as complete and accurate as possible to assure your taxes are minimized and correctly reported. If you have any questions, please contact your DMCL Advisor.

Tips for Planning Your Year-End

The new year brings new changes and new ideas; if you’re planning on incorporating or starting a business as a sole proprietor here is some advice to consider for planning an effective year-end. Plan in Accordance with Your Highs and Lows If your business is seasonal or cyclical, you’ll ideally want to establish a year-end […]

Top Tips for Building a Technology Start-up from an Accountant and Valuator’s Perspective:

The Vancouver Technology Arena is quickly evolving and drawing more business players into the marketplace. Many technology entrepreneurs have built great companies with a positive and lasting impact to our communities. At DMCL, we’re strong supporters of entrepreneurship and we love a good success story. Most of the winners in the tech space did these ten […]

Estate Planning: The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

When you open a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (“RRSP”), Registered Retirement Income Fund (“RRIF”), or Tax-free Savings Account (“TFSA”), the account opening documents typically include a place for a beneficiary designation.  What is a beneficiary designation, and what are the consequences of designating or not designating a beneficiary? Beneficiary Designation Explained A beneficiary designation is […]