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4 ways to save cross-border tax

If you have clients with cross-jurisdictional tax ties, there are a few ways to lower their obligations.

Canada, U.S. discuss international tax compliance

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is reaching out to more than 50 countries to improve international tax compliance.

  • By: Staff
  • November 8, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 15:09

Sales suppression software encourages tax evasion

The CRA has issued a warning to business owners about electronic sales suppression software.

  • By: Staff
  • November 7, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 12:44

Paying the kids has tax consequences

Be careful when hiring children within your practice.

A Jedi Master’s estate plan

Star Wars creator George Lucas recently sold his franchise to Disney in a $4.05 billion cash deal. Many estate planning experts are calling the “move…

Dealing with indirect taxes

Knowing what and where is the key to establishing rates.

4 financial tips for parental leave

From diapers and baby food to childcare and toys, caring for a newborn and affording a yearlong parental leave can be expensive. But most Canadians…

  • By: Staff
  • November 5, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:45

Big estate? Avoid disputes

If your clients are rich, the likelihood of a will being contested grows.

CRA announces max earnings under CPP

The maximum pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for 2013 will be $51,100

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:40

When to use dual wills

Many Ontario estate planners tell clients to consider drafting dual wills to reduce probate taxes.

Make sure kids don’t inherit too much

It’s natural for parents to worry. And, if they’re rich, they’re probably concerned about spoiling their children.

  • By: Staff
  • October 30, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 14:59

CRA apologizes to taxpayers affected by CCTB error

CRA has officially apologized to taxpayers unduly penalized by the Canada Child Tax Benefit rules.

Help clients leverage tax credits

Smart investors can leverage tax credits to increase their ROI

  • By: Sean Wise
  • October 30, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:59

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

Preparing for the passing of accounts

Common disputes and how to avoid them

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