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Do you own U.S. real estate or hold a large U.S. stock portfolio? If so, your estate may be subject to U.S. estate tax.

Wednesday February 26, 2020

Many Canadian citizens are unaware that their U.S. situs assets may be subject to U.S estate tax—even stocks in U.S. corporations held within a Canadian RRSP. In some circumstances, Canadian estate executors need to file a U.S. Tax Return (Form 706NA) and the [...]
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Is your business registered in Quebec? If so, recent changes to the Pay Equity Act may affect you.

Sunday January 26, 2020

Revisions made to the Pay Equity Act in April 2019 came into effect in October 2019. These changes may affect your responsibilities as an employer if your business is registered in Quebec. DEMES Reporting DEMES (Declaration of the Employer in Matters of Pay [...]
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Are you eligible for a tax-free dividend?

Sunday December 22, 2019

If you are an owner of a private corporation, then certain transactions could provide you with an opportunity to make tax-free withdrawals from your company. These tax-free withdrawals occur in the form of a capital dividend from your Capital Dividend Account. What is [...]
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Cannabis in the workplace – what you need to know

Wednesday November 27, 2019

It’s been a little over a year since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada. Many Canadian companies updated their policies on drug and alcohol use ahead of legalization—especially those with employees working in high-risk positions. But with cannabis edibles also legalized as [...]
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