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Dealing with a shareholder’s death

Making the buy-out of a deceased shareholder tax effective

5 ways to reduce tax exposure

Revenue Canada’s recent initiatives target wealthy business owners. Here are legit ways to reduce clients' tax exposure

When are trusts better than wills?

For clients older than 65, some trusts can help with succession planning.

Find money in tax credits

Eligible companies can claim as much as 68% of research expenditures

Get them on board

Portfolios may still be bruised, but the rising tide of boomers means it’s time to talk retirement.

The underground economy hurts all Canadians: CRA

Last week, StatsCan released new underground economy (UE) estimates for Canada. They’re based on activity from 1992 to 2009, and will be used to help…

  • By: Staff
  • September 28, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:57

France proposes 75% income tax

And you thought Canada's tax regime was bad.

Lunchtime takeaway: How long will you live?

Life expectancy for Canadians varies regionally.

  • By: Staff
  • September 27, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:30

Canada offers competitive tax structure: KPMG

Canada reigns as one of the most competitive countries in the world when it comes to paying taxes, says a new KPMG study.

  • By: Staff
  • September 27, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:43

Are your clients’ kids snobs?

Raising kids and grandkids without a sense of entitlement.

Transferring estate freeze assets

Pros and cons of transferring company shares.

Passing down patents

Assets such as trademarks and patents can hold considerable value. Protecting your ownership of intellectual property can ensure your successor’s competitive edge.

Baby boomers don’t want modest retirements

Over half of baby boomers (57%) would rather work longer so they can maintain their current lifestyles as they enter retirement, finds a CIBC poll.…

  • By: Staff
  • September 21, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:16

Panel calls for more competitive tax regime to support promising businesses

The report says to 'free up tax dollars' by letting low-performing firms die

Overhaul tax laws for Canadian families, study says

Tax rules aren't neutral for many families, including business owners

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2018 September 25, 2018
  • 12:14

What to watch for in feds’ budget update

In the midst of NAFTA negotiations, don't overlook the upcoming fall economic update

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 24, 2018 September 24, 2018
  • 16:00

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

How spousal rights can affect your client’s estate

What you need to know