Tax, Pref and Bond Glossary

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Prefs where the dividends are paid in a foreign currency
The firm which creates and sells the security on the Primary Market
A form from the employer displaying other forms of income received such as pensions, retirement payments or annuities
An amount to directly offset tax payable
Any income earned is not taxable but contributions do not provide tax deductions
A sum of money demanded by a government for its facilities or services, levied upon incomes, property, sales or other
You receive a tax deduction for the amount of your contribution and any future income is tax free as the investment grows within the Plan.
Also called 'straight preferred'. PS which pay a fixed dollar dividend based on a % of the par value or a specified dollar amount per payment
A Preferred Share with the company owning the right to call it or buy it back at a certain time for a certain price. Also called redeemable
The key form from the employer displaying income and deductions during the year
The value listed on the PS when issued. Is used to calculate the dividend. Does not change, even as market value does
Income from all sources world wide
A Pref that is convertible to common shares at a specified rate. This is to make the Pref more attractive to investors and make it easier for the issuer to sell it in the primary m
The difference between the disposition proceeds of an asset and its adjusted cost base
Multiplying dividends received by a factor to calculate taxable dividends. Currently 145% in Canada
___ in which you may deposit $5000 per year and no interest inside the account is taxable
Used to keep track of individuals
A company that rates the quality (and likelihood of failure) of Bonds and Preferred Shares (PS) or (Prefs)
Prefs which cannot be redeemed (bought back) at the issuer's desire
Prefs where all unpaid dividends accumulate as arrears and must be paid up-to-date before any common share dividends are paid.
A statement of investment income such as interest received, dividends or other forms of income
Privileges usually not allow to pref owners. Pref owners may get to vote if dividends are not paid for a number of payments in a row (2+years)
Total income less deductions such as RSP contributions, union dues etc.
The tax rate paid on your last (highest) dollar of income
Income used to calculate tax payable (line 260)
Completed by all employees so the employer deducts taxes correctly based on the employees personal situation
A Pref with dividends which change based on something specific, usually Prime Rate
An expense that a taxpayer is allowed to deduct from total income
Part of T1 General process used to calculate federal tax payable
Shareholder has the right to force the issuer to buy back the pref at a specific price and a specific time
The tax form to calculate Ontario tax credits and Ontario tax payable
The key form in the process of filing Canadian taxes

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