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When it comes to investment income, all is not equal after tax. Knowing how tax rules affect your investments is essential in order to maximize your after tax return. This publication explains the taxation of investment income held in a taxable account as it pertains to an individual resident in Canada.
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.
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.
Alter-Ego Trusts, which are set up for individuals, and Joint-Partner Trusts, which are set up for spouses (including common law couples), are often used as Will substitutes by many high net worth families. These Trusts are inter-vivos trusts, created during the lifetime of the settlor (the person who sets up the Trust). They offer complete confidentiality while providing important tax benefits, creditor protection and incapacity planning.
Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange Strategy. Outlines the firm’s short and medium-term interest rate and foreign exchange rate forecasts.
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Strategic commentary and an overview of financial markets.
A look at what happened in the equity markets over the past week and an update on the earnings reports.
A Monthly Commodity Watch-Tracks BMO Capital Market's Commodity Price Index and provides commentary and forecasts.
This report provides an overview on the taxation of eligible dividends, in light of recent changes.
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As you consider your financial priorities for the coming year, here are some financial resolutions that could help you save taxes, protect your portfolio, and position you for financial success in 2020.
A quarterly publication written by BMO Subject Matter Experts on a variety of timely and relevant wealth management topics.