Archive for the ‘Estate Planning’ Category

Elder Abuse – helping to spread the word

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of presenting to a group of seniors on the topic of Elder Abuse. The event was organized by the Sunshine Group of Seniors, part of the San Romanoway Revitalization Association. I presented along with Police Constable Amir Butt of 31 Division. P.C. Butt explained that there are ...

What are the Tax Consequences of Disclaiming or Releasing an Interest in a Trust? Part 1

Monday, October 20th, 2014

The CRA recently began an initiative to consolidate the information provided in its income tax interpretation bulletins and income tax technical newsletters. The new publications are called “folios”. As each folio is released, it is subject to a three-month comment period. In late September, the CRA released “S6-F2-C1-Disposition of an ...

A Business Succession Success Story

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Last week I stopped by Walter Beauchamp Tailors to purchase a new tie (I was attracted by the “clearance sale” sign in the window). As fortune would have it the owner, Terry Beauchamp, was the person who helped me out. I asked Terry if the store was closing. Terry, who ...