TaxTalk 2017 – Update to Income Sprinkling Rules Announced on December 13, 2017
Finance Minister Bill Morneau released what he referred to as clarified rules around income sprinkling. As previously expected, these new income sprinkling rules are set to take effect on January 1, 2018....
TaxTalk 2017 – Additional Update on Proposed Tax Changes - October 2017
On October 18th and 19th the Federal Government announced additional steps in its plan to move forward on changes to the tax system limiting the tax deferral opportunities related to passive investments held in private corporations....
TaxTalk 2017 – Update on Proposed Tax Changes - October 2017
On October 16th the Federal Government announced its plans to reduce the federal small business tax rate from 10.5% to 9% by 2019, however, they also indicated they will continue to take steps to ensure that Canadian-controlled private corporation status is not used to reduce personal income tax obligations for high-income earners rather than supporting small businesses....
TaxTalk 2017 – US Tax Reform - The Long-Awaited Tax Proposal: “Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code” - October 2017
On September 27, 2017, the Trump Administration and Republican leaders released their framework for tax reform that would make changes to both individual and business taxation, including a series of tax cuts that the Republican Party hopes to pass this year....
TaxTalk 2017 – Overview of the Proposed Tax Rule Changes Released by the Department of Finance on July 28, 2017
Some of the proposed measures being introduced by Finance target income splitting using private corporations between family members....
TaxTalk 2017 – Federal Budget
The Federal Government’s 2017–18 Budget gives Canadians a taste of what they might expect over the next couple of years: attempted efficiencies, closed tax loopholes, steady deficits, and a touch of caution....
TaxTalk 2016 – Federal Budget Highlights
The major changes contained in the budget include the elimination of certain tax credits such as income splitting for couples with children, the Child Fitness Tax Credit, the Children’s Art Credit and the Education Tax Credit and Textbook Tax Credit....
TaxTalk 2016 – Ontario Budget Highlights
On February 25 2016, Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivered Ontario’s 2016 Budget. The budget does not include any changes to Ontario’s personal and corporate tax rates but certain personal and corporate tax credits are being eliminated....
TaxTalk 2016 – Changes to the Principal Residence Exemption Rules
On October 3, 2016, the Department of Finance introduced some significant changes to the principal residence exemption (PRE) rules....
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The new 15% Ontario non-resident speculation tax
On 20 April 2017, the Province of Ontario announced a new 15% non-resident speculation tax (NRST) on the purchase of residential property located in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) region by....
Impact of New Principal Residence Exemption Rules on Non-Residents Purchasing Canadian Real Estate
On October 3, 2016, the Canadian Department of Finance introduced some significant changes to the principal residence exemption (PRE) rules....