Intergenerational Transfers of Family Businesses – Proposed Tax Changes

The Canadian tax legislation contains a number of anti-avoidance tax measures such as those which seek to prevent corporate ”surplus stripping,” that can create a higher tax cost on the transfer of a business to a family member versus a sale......

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The Valuation of a Professional Service Practice

A professional firm’s financial statement generally outlines tangible assets such as, cash, accounts receivable, work-in-progress, furniture, and equipment at their depreciated or amortized book value. Intangible assets in the form of goodwill can ar...

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When it Comes to Business Succession Planning, There’s No Time Like the Present

Between a pandemic, inflation, interest rates and potential recession, there’s not an entrepreneur on the planet who hasn’t had to tear up at least part of their business plan over the past three years. Now, with economic concerns continuing for the...

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Is a Professional Corporation Right For You?

Many professionals incorporate their practices to enjoy the same benefits as other self-employed incorporated individuals....

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Tax Planning for Physicians - Professional Corporations

Many physicians incorporate their practices to enjoy the same benefits as other self-employed incorporated individuals. However, important tax changes affecting Canadian private corporations that were introduced several years ago can have significant...

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Tax Planning for Business Owners - The Capital Gains Deduction

For 2023, business owners can use the Capital Gains Deduction to shelter up to $971,190 of capital gains on the sale of shares of a qualifying small business corporation....

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