Dividends or Wages: Which is Better?

By |2022-09-12T03:40:04+00:00September 12th, 2022|Accounting, Taxes|

Did you know the tax treatment of dividends and shareholder wages differs? In Canada, dividends are considered investment income, whereas wages are employment income and subject to payroll taxes. There are advantages and disadvantages to both. In this blog post, we'll explore the differences between dividends and wages, and help you decide which is better for you. Dividends are payments made to shareholders of a company out of its profits. The amount you receive depends on the number of shares you own. Wages, as you are probably already aware, are payments made to employees for their work. As a shareholder, you [...]