The following sections contain relevant articles, links to interesting websites and forms.
The following is a list of articles that may be of interest to employees or those looking for financial help. New articles will be added from time to time, and older ones will be removed. I have a huge file of articles and more available to me online, so if you need something, please let me know. I can likely find it for you. All you need to do is ask.
- 10 Fast and easy to understand ways to manage your money better
- RSP Questions and Answers for the Un-initiated
- RSP vs TFSA: A Discussion of the Merits of Each
- When do you Fire a Mutual Fund?
- What is the process of selling a business?
- Ideas for Managing Drug Costs in your Health and Dental Plan
- Start a family conversation about elder care
- Letters to the Editor: Argument is nothing but bluster
- Retaining investment income in your corporation
Useful Links to Government and other Information Sources
RESP Education Savings Plan Grants www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/goc/cesg.shtml
Canada Pension Plan changes for 2013 www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/isp/cpp/postrtrben/main.shtml
BC Fair Pharmacare Registration www.health.gov.bc.ca/pharmacare/fpcreg.html
BC Provincial Sales Tax www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/topic.page?id=589542DDDB6347F7A7C80C1783F4BA6D
Home Buyers Plan – RSP www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/rrsp-reer/hbp-rap/
Social Insurance Number www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/sin/
Benefits Legislation Canada www.cep1115.ca/uploads/Benefits_Legislation_2013_Eng1.pdf
MSP Premiums BC / info www.health.gov.bc.ca/msp/infoben/premium.html
Worksafe BC www.worksafebc.com/
Mackenzie Financial; age 65 planning ideas www.mackenzieinvestments.com/mfc_insight/en/strategy/fullStory011113.shtml
Cost Plus allowable medical claims www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns300-350/330/llwbl-eng.html
Online Claims Submission
Online Claims Submission Process PDF – Architype Benefits has the ability to accept claims from employees through a digital submission process. Employees can now download a claims form for their plan, fill it in online, and email it to us along with a photo or scan of their various receipts.
Plan Claim Forms
The forms are utilized by Architype Benefits. Please download the appropriate form, print the form, complete the form and send the completed form to Architype Benefits.
Health Care Expense Claim Form
Health Care Claims PDF – Attach the bills and original receipts for all expenses and itemize them by providing all the information requested. Note: Drug bills and receipts, other than those required for government drug plans, are part of our records and will not be returned. Therefore, please retain the itemization of expenses that will accompany our cheque or explanation for Income Tax Purposes.
Dental Expense Claim Form
Cost Plus Benefit Claim Form
Cost Plus Claim Form PDF – Payment provided through Private Health Services Plan. Please note the Income Tax Act provides guidelines as to what benefits are allowed under this type of plan.
Employee Enrollment or Change Form
Enrollment & Change Form PDF – Payment provided through Private Health Services Plan. Please note the Income Tax Act provides guidelines as to what benefits are allowed under this type of plan.