In part four of the Financial Post’s tax series, CIBC’s Jamie Golombek gives us some ideas as to how we can stay on top of the 2017 tax year.

Preparing your taxes is a year-round job that involves things like organizing receipts, taking advantage of government grants, making tax favourable investments. And according to Golombek, don’t get too excited if you’re getting a refund. That’s just poor planning. You’ve just loaned the government your money – interest free.