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Publications

COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Podcast
June 15, 2020: To provide you with perspectives on how COVID-19 is impacting the real estate markets, we are pleased to share this podcast. Robert Kavcic, Senior Economist, BMO Capital Markets will comment on primary, secondary and commercial real estate, the decline in prices and the outlook for mortgage rates.
Extra-ordinary Measures for Extra-ordinary Times
March 24, 2020: Lesley Marks, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist BMO Private Wealth, reviews the most recent measures taken by policy-makers to prevent a financial crisis from the global pandemic.
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
April 14, 2020: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, on March 18, 2020, the federal government announced an initial economic proposal that included many significant fiscal and tax measures. Since this date, several measures have been enacted into law and additional measures proposed to boost the amount of support to Canadians and businesses.Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan provides a summary of select measures that impact individuals and businesses. Please contact the office if you have any questions.
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How Investment Income is Taxed
Learn about how various types of investment income is taxed
Tax and Estate Consequences of Investing in U.S. S
Information regarding U.S. estate and withholding taxes
Canadian Ownership of U.S. Real Property
Information regarding how ownership of foreign assets may affect your estate tax bill.
Our Investment Process
Tax Planning Strategies
Completing Your 2019 Income Tax Return – Checklist
As the tax filing deadline approaches, here are some reminders to help ensure you’re prepared to file your personal income tax return, and that you maximize your tax savings.
Tax Tips For Investors
Knowing how the tax rules affect your investments is essential. Tax strategies that you should consider such as income splitting, charitable giving and estate planning.
Canadian Snowbirds and U.S. Income Tax
Although Canadian snowbirds reside in the U.S. for only a part of the year, there is the potential of being considered a U.S. resident and, in turn, having to pay U.S. income tax on the same basis as a permanent U.S. resident. This article outlines how the U.S. government determines whether you are a resident for income tax purposes; namely, it covers the criteria for meeting the Substantial Presence Test, Closer Connection Exception and the Canada U.S. Income Tax Treaty Tie-Breaker Rules.
Tax Planning Involving Family Trusts
Trusts are often used in tax and estate planning because of the flexibility they offer over the control, management and distribution of appreciating assets. In particular, the use of a discretionary family trust to reduce the after-tax cost of children’s educational and other expenses is a common tax strategy and the focus of this publication.
Managing Your Wealth
BMO Wealth Institute Report
Make better investment choices by understanding and reducing bias. BMO Wealth Management provides insights and strategies around wealth planning and financial decisions to better prepare you for a confident financial future.
Wealth Themes
Wealth Themes is a monthly compilation of timely articles and tools from our experts and other BMO Financial Group partners.
Wealth Planning Facts & Figures
This is a helpful resource summarizing important tax, retirement and estate planning information.
Research
Rates Scenario
Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange Strategy. Outlines the firm’s short and medium-term interest rate and foreign exchange rate forecasts.
Equity Research Strengths & Distinctions
Our goal is to be a leader in investment research, providing investors with insight and actionable money-making investment ideas.
Economic and Market Updates
Global Equity Weekly
A look at what happened in the equity markets over the past week and an update on the earnings reports.
Equity and Fixed Income Strategy
Strategic commentary on fixed income and an overview of fixed income markets.
Portfolio Strategy
Strategic commentary and an overview of financial markets.
The Goods
A Monthly Commodity Watch-Tracks BMO Capital Market's Commodity Price Index and provides commentary and forecasts.
Eligible Dividend Income
This report provides an overview on the taxation of eligible dividends, in light of recent changes.