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Senior couple making nordic walking in the park

The ins and outs of spousal rights

Find out how your client’s estate is affected in Alberta

How HNW millennials approach philanthropy

A TD survey reveals a generational shift in legacy giving

  • By: Staff
  • November 13, 2018 November 13, 2018
  • 14:47
Elderly eighty plus year old woman in a wheel chair in a home setting with her husband

Proceed with caution when aging seniors request account changes

What advisors should know

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Canadians take home international STEP awards

Calgary's Cindy Radu and GENn Family Office were among the winners

  • By: Staff
  • November 8, 2018 November 8, 2018
  • 13:54
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Tips to plan for passive income

Help CCPCs retain small business deduction access in 2019 and beyond

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Maximum pensionable earnings for 2019 and other updates

Both the maximum pensionable earnings and RRSP dollar limit have increased

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
  • 11:30
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No cross-border relief for tax-advantaged savings plans

Find out which planholders are affected

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New CRA chief service officer to consult with Canadians

She will lead the agency's "service transformation agenda"

  • By: Staff
  • October 29, 2018 October 29, 2018
  • 15:09
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What the tax advantages folio says about life insurance

CRA gives guidance on seg funds held in registered plans


Holding title to U.S. personal-use property after Trump’s tax changes

What Canadian snowbirds need to know


Caution when counselling DB-to-IPP transfers

A legal case sounds a note of caution for advisors

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Foreign withholding tax: Is the credit always worth it?

Comparing tax options for foreign dividend-paying stocks

Preparing for the passing of accounts

Common disputes and how executors can avoid them

Avoid unexpected tax on real estate purchases

Buying from a non-resident requires careful planning

Should these business owners hire an employee or use a contractor?

Why one relationship may be more beneficial than the other

How passive income is calculated for CCPCs

Examining adjusted aggregate investment income

  • By: Jim Witty
  • October 12, 2018 October 12, 2018
  • 13:39

Talk to clients about pullback of ODSP proposals

Increases to the program have been put on hold

Do executors need insurance?

The growth of online estate planning resources makes it easier for beneficiaries to inform themselves about their entitlements

  • By: James Dolan
  • September 21, 2018 September 21, 2018
  • 12:00

Keep estate planning documents safe

A key consideration that’s often overlooked