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US Tax Reform: Increased Gift And Estate Tax Exemption And Withholding Tax On The Sale Of A US Partnership Interest
This article provides commentary on two changes contained in the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that are of interest to Canadians. The Act was signed into law on December 22, 2017.
Canada
18 May 2018
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Canada's New Estate Tax
On July 18, 2017, the Federal Liberal government working with the Federal Department of Finance released a report and series of widespread proposals and draft legislation that are intended to....
Canada
15 Sep 2017
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Winding Up A Family Trust To Avoid The Tax Hit
High net worth families often use family trusts for estate and succession planning. But because they are deemed to have sold all of their assets on each 21st anniversary, family trusts in effect have a tax life span of only 21 years.
Canada
27 Oct 2016
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The TaxLetter: Tax Traps - Wind-Up Of A Family Trust
In last month's article, I noted that family trusts only have a tax life span of 21 years, as they are deemed to have sold all of their assets on each 21st anniversary.
Canada
23 Aug 2016
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The Taxletter: Family Business Succession Planning II: The Refreeze
Last month I discussed how estate freezes were a good planning tool for family-owned businesses. One point I did not mention was that estate freezes are also a good strategy if your business had gone down...
Canada
15 Aug 2016
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Family Business Succession Planning II: The Refreeze
Last month I discussed how estate freezes were a good planning tool for family-owned businesses.
Canada
15 Aug 2016
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Buyer Beware - The Sale Of Your Principal Residence May Not Be Tax-Free After All
Most homeowners in Canada know that when they sell their principal residence, any resulting gain will not be subject to tax in Canada.
Canada
11 May 2016
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"Bleak House: Avoid The Endless Tax Effects Of Property Gifts"
You might think that giving generous gifts of property or other assets to family members would be fairly cut-and-dried affair.
Canada
9 Oct 2015
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How To Create A Tax-Efficient Will, Part 2
Thinking about drafting a will? Or updating an old will? Don't forget your silent beneficiary, the Canada Revenue Agency.
Canada
14 Aug 2015
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How To Create A Tax-Efficient Will
Every will has an unnamed beneficiary: the Canada Revenue Agency.
Canada
29 Jul 2015
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Family Trust Trials And Tribulations
Every so often, the Canada Revenue Agency targets certain tax structures for special attention, so I thought a refresher on the do's and don'ts of administering family trusts might be in order.
Canada
28 May 2015
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Trustee Training
I recently spoke at the Ontario Bar Association about the proper administration of trusts. It’s a topic that I first presented on and wrote about four years ago.
Canada
18 Jun 2014
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Snowbird Tax Traps
This year's cold and lengthy winter had me constantly daydreaming of beaches and warmer weather.
Canada
28 Apr 2014
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Tax Planning And Insurance
Matthew Getzler's article "Tax Planning and Insurance" was published in Giving Advice, a publication from the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) of the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto.
Canada
22 Mar 2014
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Not Quite Chicken Soup — Part I: Are Powers To Add And Remove Beneficiaries Safe For Canadian Family Trust Precedents?
This article discusses the inclusion and use of powers to add and remove beneficiaries in drafting, planning, and establishing family trusts.
Canada
13 Nov 2013
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Selected Tax Issues And Traps Associated With Estate Freezes
A discussion on a number of potential issues and traps that tax practitioners need to navigate to successfully implement and maintain an estate freeze.
Canada
21 May 2013
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Copthorne — What's That Smell?
A lot has been written about the SCC decision in Copthorne1 last month.
Canada
15 Mar 2012
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