Archive for the ‘Business Succession Planning’ Category

Post Mortem Pipeline Planning – Business Continuity

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Recently, a fellow blogger wrote about the benefit of post-mortem pipeline transactions to avoid double tax on disposition of certain assets. Briefly, a pipeline transaction is a form of transaction whereby the assets of a corporation are distributed to shareholders utilizing the high adjusted cost base resulting from the capital gains ...

Determining the CAPITAL DIVIDEND ACCOUNT BALANCE: no longer a shot in the dark?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

The capital dividend account (“CDA”) is a tax free surplus account within a private corporation which gives shareholders designated capital dividends, tax-free. The CDA typically contains the non-taxable portion of the company’s capital gains net of capital losses, capital gains received by other companies, proceeds of life insurance on death ...