These overly complicated compliance requirements are out of hand, too burdensome and need to be simplified.
The Canada Recovery Benefit, which replaced the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) for self-employed Canadians, has ended.
Much simpler tax systems are currently used all over the world. Canada could easily adopt a new model
For example, GST/HST should be charged on the price of the actual gas, not the additional one-third the government charges us as fuel taxes
Opinion: Accountants are the ones on the ground with direct firsthand knowledge of the problems people are facing. We have good ideas and are eager to help
Opinion: Creating new government bureaucracies, complicated application processes and convoluted loan programs will mainly cause stress and frustration
The Grumpy Accountant – Book Review and Giveaway
Your Ever Growing Income
I couldn’t find a definition of the phrase “A little pain now or a lotta pain later”, but it might also apply to “Do it right the first time”.
If you thought navigating the maze of investing was challenging enough, from a personal perspective, consider how some business owners may feel.
Canadian Tax Payers Federation
Why a wealth tax will hurt Canadians
The father of universal healthcare in Canada believed with debt gone, money spent on interest could go to social services
Canadian Budget Binder
Income Tax Return Filing For 2020 – Be Ready For Change
Warning: May Cause Grumpiness!
Canadian Budget Binder
Self-Employed – Welcome to Hell!
My Own Advisor
Welcome to tax season folks! This season is not nearly as exciting as any normal NHL playoff season but it’s a season nonetheless!
Scrap this Ministry of Truth-type $600-million bailout and eliminate any perception of a conflict of interest in our media’s reporting of the government
Build Wealth Canada
Whether you’ve already done your taxes for the year or not, I wanted to dedicate this episode to the tax optimizations that you can do to save tax not only this year, but for future years as well.
Tax Efficient Wealth
In this chat, I sit with Neal Winokur, the Author of the book, The Grumpy Accountant, to discuss Canada’s complicated tax system.According to Neal, the Canad…
At every stage in life, government finds a way to tax you, often in a complicated and convoluted way, which is why Canadians spend $7 billion each year just to file their personal income taxes. Accountant Neal Winokur wants to reform the tax system to such an extent that his job isn’t necessary. He joined True North’s Andrew Lawton to chat about his book The Grumpy Accountant, a playful and insightful read exposing the absurdities and contradictions of Canada’s tax system.
The MapleMoney Show
Did you receive an income tax refund this year? If so, it means that you gave the government extra money during the year…
Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
We interview Neal Winokur who wrote the book entitled The Grumpy Accountant – One Fed-Up Tax Pro’s Practical Plan to Fix Canada’s Senselessly Complicated Tax System. Yes, the book is packed with tax information, but it’s also uproariously funny.
Have you ever been frustrated with the tax system? If the government already has all the information about you, and they have fancy computers, why do regular individuals have to file an income tax every year?
Burn Your Mortgage Podcast
In my interview with Neal, we discuss the tax breaks first-time homebuyers receive, how the RRSP Home Buyers’ Plan works and the tax implications of renting out your home.
Rock Star Inner Circle
Canada’s Senselessly Complicated Tax System & How to Fix It
Not many people have the passion for our tax system that Neal Winokur does. In fact, he has so much passion for what’s wrong with it and how to fix it that he wrote a whole book on it! He’s the author of, The Grumpy Accountant: One Fed-Up Tax Pro’s Practical Plan to Fix Canada’s Senselessly Complicated Tax System. Together with Jesse Berger, he joins us on The Your Life! Your Terms! Show to discuss what we can do to fix our old system. Who knew talking taxes would be so fun.
How to Avoid Penalties and Keep Your Small Business Protected from the CRA
The Wealth Navigator Podcast
Neal begins by sharing just what it is about the tax code that bothers him so much, the changes he would like to see, and his thoughts regarding the implementation of a flat tax on spending. He also offers his ideas for simplifying tax returns for business owners, identifies the reasons why Canada has not moved to a GST or VAT approach along with his response to these reasons, and details a few of the many money saving ideas that can be found in his book. Neal also explains how he saves, invests, and protects his money, explores Richard’s perspective on these strategies with him, and relates the story of the low point in his career and how he climbed out of it. As the episode draws to a close, Neal offers advice for today’s accounting students, shares his ideal vision for himself in 5 years, and provides his thought provoking definition of financial independence.
Debt Free in 30
Neal shares his radical vision for an easier income tax system and what it would look like for everyday Canadians. He and Doug Hoyes also discuss whether the government could consider other sources of revenue instead of income taxes and the impact on Canadian politics.
The Liberty Experts
Today I talk with Neal Winokur author of “The Grumpy Accountant: One Fed-Up Tax Pro’s Practical Plan to Fix Canada’s Senselessly Complicated Tax System.”.
Neal Winokur sound off about the CRA and its approach to small business entrepreneurs in Canada.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation
We interview Neal Winokur who wrote the book entitled The Grumpy Accountant – One Fed-Up Tax Pro’s Practical Plan to Fix Canada’s Senselessly Complicated Tax System.
Yes, the book is packed with tax information, but it’s also uproariously funny.