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The Garage Keepers’ Act and the Rights of the Mechanic

The Garage Keepers Act (“the Act”) is legislation that allows a mechanic or shopkeeper to hold any vehicle they have worked on as security for unpaid accounts. A “Garage Keeper” is a person who keeps a place of business for the housing, storage or repair of a motor vehicle or farm vehicle and who receives compensation for that housing, storage or repair. A Garage Keeper… Read More »

First Time Home Buyers’ Tax Credit

The First Time Home Buyers’ Tax Credit (HBTC) was implemented in the 2009 Federal budget. HBTC allows for first time home buyers to save up to $750 in federal tax relief. That amount comes from a non-refundable tax credit based on an amount of $5,000, the credit for a taxation year will be calculated by reference to the lowest personal income tax rate for the… Read More »