Archive for the ‘Estate Planning’ Category

Today is National Advance Care Planning Day- so Speak UP

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Today is National Advance Care Planning Day. If this blog is the only place you are hearing about Advance Care Planning today, then please share it, because it likely means you are not alone! This is the ‘Speak Up’ campaign and by making this a National event, ...

Celebrity Estate Planning

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

You may remember him for his eccentric and innovative comedic ways or from his brilliant on screen displays, Robin McLaurin Williams, better known as Robin Williams, was a true artist. What many do not realize is Robin Williams in his estate plan took care of an important part of his ...

Alberta Cuts Its Donation Tax Credit

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Faced with falling oil revenue and a ballooning deficit, Alberta’s conservative government announced in its March 2015 Budget that the charitable donation tax credit would be cut from 21% to 12.75% on total gifts over $200. When combined with the federal credit, Albertans currently receive a total tax credit ...