Estate Planning

Estate Information Organizer

September 2, 2022 - __Marketing HQ

This is designed to help your family, executor (referred to as a “liquidator” in Quebec), or Power of Attorney for Property (referred to as a “mandatory” in Quebec) locate all of your important documents and other information needed to administer your estate or act as your Power of Attorney for Property

Tax Planning Strategies

2023 Tax Documents Overview and Schedule

November 1, 2022 - __Marketing HQ

The 2023 Tax Documents Overview and Schedule provides a summary of mailing dates and online availability (Gateway) of clients’ tax slips.

Tax Tips For Investors

September 12, 2022 - __Marketing HQ

Knowing how tax rules affect your investments is essential to maximizing your after-tax return. In addition, keeping up to date on changes to the tax rules ensures that you take advantage of all the tax savings available to Canadian-resident individuals. This article provides an overview of select strategies to assist you in reducing your tax bill.

Strategies to Minimize Capital Gains Tax

September 13, 2022 - __Marketing HQ

Towards the end of the year, many investors review their investment portfolios to determine the anticipated tax impact of any capital gains and losses realized during the year. For investors who have realized significant capital gains, this article examines various strategies to help reduce the impact of a potential tax liability of these gains, regardless of whether they were the result of a voluntary or involuntary sale.

Canadian Snowbirds and U.S. Income Tax

September 2, 2022 - __Marketing HQ

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.

2023 Year-End Tax Planning Tips

November 27, 2023 - Bill Shepherd

Since many tax strategies require foresight to be effective, tax planning should be a year-round activity. However, as year-end approaches there are still opportunities to consider to reduce your 2023 tax bill. The following information relates to year-end tax-savings strategies that may be available, depending on your personal situation.

Managing Your Wealth

Education Planning For the Children in Your Life

September 12, 2022 - __Marketing HQ

Most parents hope their children will pursue higher education – and for good reason. A post-secondary education can prepare your child for a fulfilling career, lead to enhanced earnings potential and, ultimately, steer them on the path to a successful and rewarding life. However, if adequate savings are not in place for post-secondary education, your children could graduate with the added stress of carrying significant student debt before they’ve even secured their first job.

Having a TFSA works

September 2, 2022 - __Marketing HQ

Having a TFSA works. Get one working for you. Whether you’re saving for a new car, a home purchase, your child’s education or retirement, a TFSA can help you reach your financial goals sooner.

2024 Wealth Planning Facts & Figures

September 2, 2022 - __Marketing HQ

This is a helpful resource summarizing important tax, retirement and estate planning information.

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