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Tax Planning Strategies
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.
Federal Budget Review 2018
A summary of the annual Canadian Federal Budget and its implications on personal income tax measures.
Tax Slips Overview
In an effort to help simplify your tax preparation efforts, we are providing you with a brief overview of the various tax slips and supporting documents you may receive from BMO, and their expected mailing dates.
Personal Tax Calendar 2018
Tax planning should be a year round activity, in order to maximize the savings opportunities available to you. The Personal Tax Calendar has been updated for 2018 and summarizes important tax deadlines and provides some planning tips for you to consider throughout the coming year.
Tax Proposals Affecting Private Corporations
The federal government released an important tax consultation paper on July 18, 2017. The consultation paper outlined proposed policy responses for certain tax planning strategies involving private corporations that it perceives unfairly reduce personal taxes of high income earners through a variety of tax reduction strategies unavailable to other Canadians.
Year-End Tax Planning Tips
While tax planning should be a year-round activity, this publication outlines some tax planning opportunities that may help you reduce your tax bill for the current year.
Consider Tax-Loss Selling in Your Year-End Planning
This article explains how tax-loss selling works, and what to consider before implementing the strategy.
New Tax Rules May Affect Your Estate Plan
New tax legislation which originated from the 2014 Federal Budget will take effect on January 1, 2016. These changes will have significant implications for existing and future testamentary, spousal, alter-ego and joint-partner trusts, as well as affecting testamentary charitable gifts. This article provides a brief summary of the upcoming changes.
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.
Managing Your Wealth
Wealth Themes
Wealth Themes is a monthly compilation of timely articles and tools from our experts and other BMO Financial Group partners.
2018 Wealth Planning Facts & Figures
This 2-page summary includes relevant and important tax, retirement, and estate planning information.
Preparing Your Last Will and Testament
The attached article – Preparing Your Last Will and Testament – explains various aspects of Will preparation including, the importance of appointing an appropriate executor, life events that warrant a Will review and the use of testamentary trusts.
Understanding Risk
The attached article, Understanding Risk: Not All Risk is Created Equally provides an overview on the subject. It identifies some common types of risk and also discusses some measurements of risk and some techniques that can be used to help mitigate against it.
Registered Retirement Income Funds
Are All Fees Created Equally?
With upfront knowledge of the cost of investing, you’re able to focus on developing a long-term plan that respects your tolerance for risk and will help you reach your wealth management objectives.
Fee for Advice Solutions
The attached article provides an overview of BMO Nesbitt Burns’ comprehensive selection of fee for advice programs.
Estate & Succession Planning
Estate Information Organizer
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
Digital Assets and Your Estate Plan
This article discusses common digital asset considerations and important information for making sure they are properly addressed in your estate plan.
Estate planning for complex family dynamics
Today, the modern family comes in many different shapes and sizes; this diversity is having an impact on family relationships and the way families interact when addressing estate planning.
Planning for the Family Vacation Property
If you own a vacation property, this provides information on the tax consequences of selling a second home and highlights important estate planning considerations, if your plan is to keep your vacation property in the family for the next generation.
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
Focus
FOCUS: A Weekly Financial Digest
Equity Strategy
Strategic commentary on equities and an overview of financial markets.
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.
Evaluating Portfolio Performance
The attached article, Evaluating Portfolio Performance, discusses the different benchmarks and indices that you can use, but also discusses the concept of goals-based investing.
Education and Knowledge
Contribution Reminder for Your BMO Nesbitt Burns RRSP / TFSA / RESP
These plans represent highly effective ways for you to save for retirement, your children’s (or grandchildren’s) education and other long-term goals, while providing significant tax-saving opportunities. Here are some important details about each.
Providing Investors with Full Disclosure Through the Client Relationship Model
This piece outlines what CRM is and how it provides the disclosure necessary to maintain and build trust among investors.
Impact of Sequence of Returns on Your Retirement Portfolio
BMO Experts Share Their Most Important Investment Lessons
Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, many investors agree that they’ve made a few mistakes along the way. In the attached article we asked four BMO Financial Group experts to share the most important lessons they’ve learned during their careers as investment professionals. The lessons learned, some which may be familiar to you, provide insight and best practices to consider when investing and managing your portfolio.