RESP’s – A couple more wrinkles on EAP’s and AIP’s

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

In a recent blog, I wrote that the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) was asked whether the six month extension for making educational assistance payments ("EAPs") out of a registered education savings plan ("RESP") under the appropriate subsection of the Income Tax Act (the "Act") can apply when the beneficiary under ...

Comprehensive Advice for Executors

Monday, April 25th, 2016

I recently received an email from the member services department of the Canadian Bar Association which began as follows: “30% of our clients are lawyers that accept personal executor appointments. If it’s good for the lawyer, shouldn’t you tell your estate executor clients that it’s good for them, too?” The “it” in ...