One of the things notary public’s prepare is Powers of Attorney. We had a client come in with a really good idea for a Power of Attorney; her son is going away to school in Ontario, and so he gave his mom Power of Attorney. This was done so that while he is away at school if there is anything that needs to be signed for him in Vancouver it can be done by his mom.
As March was recently recognized a Fraud Prevention month by a number of organizations; I wrote an article for the Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia’s Scrivener Magazine on the topic of Fraud.
If you own your home and pay taxes, you should read this:
There are two new tax credits that are relevant for home owners in preparing 2009 Personal Canadian Income Taxes. The First Time Home Buyer’s Tax Credit and the Home Renovation Tax Credit. If you or your accountant missed claiming these items; it is pretty easy to claim them now yourself.
Today is Earth Day. It’s a good time to think about what you can do in your home or office to lessen your impact on the environment.
Most of us are pretty good at recycling – we throw our garbage in the garbage, pop cans in the blue box, and paper goes in its recycling box.
However, it is more important to think about Reduce and then Reuse; so there isn’t so much to Recycle.
The Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia publishes a quarterly magazine called the Scrivener. I was featured on the cover and interviewed on the topic of professional image. This was the Winter 2010 edition and this is a link to the magazine. Check pages 22-27. By the way, I shaved my head shortly after that cover picture was taken…