Having a family costs money -- but it can also help you keep some cash from the clutches of the taxman. From the Child Tax Credit to the pension-splitting techniques, there's bound to be something you can benefit from.
Got a question to ask? Chartered accountant Brian Quinlan took your questions on Wednesday at noon (ET). You can replay the discussion by clicking on the live blog box below.
Brian Quinlan is a partner at Campbell Lawless chartered accountants in Toronto. His practice concentrates on assisting individuals and owner-managed businesses in maximizing cash by minimizing tax. His clients range from the struggling artist to the medium sized entrepreneurial business.
Mr. Quinlan is also the co-author of 78 Tax Tips for Canadians for Dummies and has instructed tax courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and Ryerson University.