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Real Estate in Estate Planning: Tax Consequences

Today’s blog was written by Jessica Butler, Law Clerk at Fasken LLP. Many Canadians hold a large share of their wealth in personally-owned real estate and consider it to be a critical part of their wealth-building strategy. Donald Sutherland, the well known Canadian actor who passed away in June of…

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Breaking Up is Still Hard to Do?

This blog has been written by Rahul Sharma, Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Toronto Nearly a year ago, I made a post on this blog entitled “Breaking Up is Hard to Do – Ceasing to be a Canadian Tax Resident may be Easier Said than Done” (Breaking Up is Hard…

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do – Ceasing to be a Canadian Tax Resident may be Easier Said than Done

This blog has been written by Rahul Sharma, Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Toronto My blog posts so far this year have focused on the significant volume of new residents to Canada and the associated tax and legal considerations, particularly where new residents are entering the Canadian tax system with…

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Tax Implications and Considerations involving the Death of a Shareholder of a Private Corporation

Today’s blog was written by Pritika Deepak, Associate at Fasken LLP This is the last part of a three-part blog series which provides a broad overview of some of the tax implications to consider, with respect to certain assets held at death. Part I, which addresses RRSPs can be found…

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SALE OF PERSONAL RESIDENCE AFTER DEATH

Can an estate claim a loss for tax purposes if the estate sells the property for less than what it was valued for at time of death? Hard to imagine such circumstances in this current real estate environment but in the unlikely event it does occur, what are the rules?…

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