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Why Online Shopping in Canada Is So Expensive

Welcome to Canada, where everything costs 15-25% more expensive than same product south of the border in the US. Most of things you want to buy in Canada will most likely cost much less in the US. Why not shop in the US and get it shipped to Canada you say? Well, that is because … Continue reading Why Online Shopping in Canada Is So Expensive

Netflix To Set The Record Straight on Canada

After facing some bad publicity in Canada, Netflix went full force to "set the record straight" on their investment into Canada. In case you missed it Netflix has agreed to $500m investment over next 5 years into Canada. Also Province of Quebec decided that they will charge taxes on Netflix whether it has offices in … Continue reading Netflix To Set The Record Straight on Canada

Canadian Government Decided They No Longer Need Small Businesses

How do you know the Liberals are running the country? It is for some reason they have decided they no longer need small businesses. Finance Minister Bill Morneau have announced some crucial tax overhaul changes in 50 years. To make a long story short (if you do not have time to read below) here is … Continue reading Canadian Government Decided They No Longer Need Small Businesses

Quebec is the most taxed province in Canada; expect to pay $10k more in taxes on senior developer salary

UPDATE 1: Some people have disagreed with salary #s indicated in this article for Montreal market, instead of including one $, we have updated it to provide a range. Please note all salary #s are with bonuses included. We love how beautiful Montreal is in the summer, the European charm, the Old Montreal streets, so … Continue reading Quebec is the most taxed province in Canada; expect to pay $10k more in taxes on senior developer salary

50% More Tax for IT Consultants / Small Businesses in Quebec

UPDATE: Due to high popularity of this article, we've got multiple requests on where we got this #s and if this is really true. Did Quebec really decide to increase their small business tax 50% like that? Unfortunately it is true as references by the following newspaper articles below (at the end of this article) … Continue reading 50% More Tax for IT Consultants / Small Businesses in Quebec