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Hanging on to HNW assets

A large proportion of wealth managers regard intergenerational wealth transfer as an opportunity to win clients

  • By: Staff
  • August 22, 2019 August 22, 2019
  • 15:07

Can your client disinherit a child?

A court decision in Nova Scotia has implications for estate planning

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Avoiding TOSI by meeting the excluded shares exemption

CRA provides examples of how the gross business income test is applied

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Breaking down the government’s proposed IPP changes

How Finance’s draft legislation could impact clients

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Feds’ stock option changes should include income test: C.D. Howe

The rules should go further to ensure wealthy Canadians don't benefit, a report says

  • By: Staff
  • August 2, 2019 August 2, 2019
  • 12:29
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IFIC calls for end to federal sales tax on mutual funds in RRSPs

The recommendation was part of the organization’s pre-budget submission

  • By: Staff
  • August 1, 2019 August 1, 2019
  • 17:33
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Family conflict, estate planning and the value of advice

Advisors’ influence on family unity is growing

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Feds consulting on annuities, tax changes affecting funds

The Liberals introduced draft legislative proposals on several measures from the 2019 budget

  • By: Staff
  • July 30, 2019 July 30, 2019
  • 15:55

MFDA bans former advisor who acted as executor for clients

The former rep was also a beneficiary of a client's estate and accepted her Air Miles

  • By: Staff
  • July 24, 2019 July 24, 2019
  • 12:18
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Federal Court dismisses FATCA charter challenge

The judge said the affected people have only a limited expectation of privacy in their banking information

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Selling real estate? The CRA is watching

What clients need to know about reporting transactions

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CRA updates tax folios, provides guidance on caregiver credits

One document addresses the tax on split income

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BMO Nesbitt Burns cites feds’ proposed tax changes as it closes funds

New rules would prevent funds from using derivative transactions to convert ordinary income into capital gains

A happy ending for another Form T1135 debacle

A Tax Court judge found the CRA was overzealous in issuing a penalty for late filing

Tax changes looming for employees receiving stock options

Help clients navigate the new rules

How to deal with income and capital beneficiaries

Executors may have to balance conflicting interests

  • By: James Dolan
  • September 20, 2019 September 20, 2019
  • 15:00

How the global privacy debate is playing out in Canada

Legislation affects disclosures on trusts, real estate and corporations

How to handle rental properties in estates

Executors must balance responsibilities to tenants and beneficiaries