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Cathy Mauro

"In the startup phase of my business I needed some challenging questions answered relating to payroll and accounting systems. Rather than spending hours researching it, I let Williamson Accounting handle it – providing clear-cut answers to my issues instantly. As a small start-up I was unsure a professional accounting firm would take time to work with me. But no business is too small for Williamson Accounting and they gave me the one-on-one consultation I needed and great professional guidance. With their help I know I am making smart decisions in handling my business finances."

Cathy Mauro, President, Stand Ease Incorporated

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Williamson Accounting Inc. helping your small business to reduce taxes and simplify accounting in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and across Canada.

For a free initial conversation about your business, call (416) 444-8747 or Contact us.

Tax Deductibility of Life Insurance Premiums

The question of whether premiums paid for life insurance can be deducted from income often arises in tax-planning exercises.

The rule is that life insurance premiums are considered to be capital outlays and not an expense incurred for the purpose of producing income from a business or property. Therefore  a deduction is usually disallowed.

Registered Life Insurance

A portion of the premiums paid under a life insurance policy that has been registered as a retirement savings plan is deductible.

Group Insurance

Group insurance premiums paid by an employer are deductible. (See ‘Did You Know?’ below)

Charitable Gifts

A deduction is permitted in the case of a life insurance policy donated by a corporation to a registered charity. An individual who donates a life insurance policy is entitled to a nonrefundable tax credit in respect of premiums paid.Collateral Insurance.

All or a portion of premiums paid under a life insurance policy that has been collaterally assigned to a lending institution may be deductible.

Did you know?  Group Benefits

Did you know your business could subscribe to a group benefit package with as a little as three employees?  Why would you want to do that?  Two reasons…

First, benefits are an excellent incentive for retaining staff.  Secondly, you can put yourself on the plan and potentially reduce your personal medical/dental costs.  And the best part of this deal is the premiums are tax deductible to the employer.

For more information regarding Group Benefits, as well as Personal Disability and Life Insurance, please contact your insurance representative or give us a call 416-444-8747 or by email to be directed to a rep in your area.

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Toronto, ON M2J 4G8
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