BC Speculation and Vacancy Tax: Surprises for Non-Residents and Trustees

Laura M. Peach

Laura Peach, “BC Speculation and Vacancy Tax: Surprises for Non-Residents and Trustees”, Canadian Tax Focus, Vol. 9, No. 2 (May 2019).  

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U.S. Expatriation and Other Cross-Border Planning Tools

Cheyenne Reese and Christine M. Muckle

U.S. Expatriation and Other Cross-Border Tools - CLEBC Estate Planning Update - 2018 - v.2 CLEBC - US Expatriation Slides

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QSBC Shares and the Lifetime Capital Gains Exemption

Ian Worland

  http://www.legacylawyers.com/wp-content/uploads/QSBC-Shares-and-the-Lifetime-Capital-Gains-Exemption.pdf

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The Principal Residence Exemption

Laura M. Peach

PREPARING FOR PROPOSED CHANGES Many taxpayers are aware that an exemption from tax on capital gains may be available when those gains arise from the disposition of their principal residence. However, proposed changes to the Income Tax Act could limit the…

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Transfers to the Corporation: Section 85 Rollovers

Nicholas P. Smith

I.     INTRODUCTION S.85(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “ITA”)[1] allows a person to transfer property to a taxable Canadian corporation on a tax-deferred basis.  This rollover allows a person to defer the recognition of income, capital gains…

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International and Interprovincial Tax Planning Issues for Individuals and Trusts

Nicholas P. Smith

I.     INTRODUCTION Planning for clients with assets and beneficiaries in multiple jurisdictions requires knowledge of residency and the deeming rules that could alter its common law meaning. The interprovincial source rules for the taxation of…

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