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Immigration and Taxes: Immigration and Asset Protection Trusts

My colleague Vitaly Timokhov is a Canadian lawyer practicing taxation in Toronto, Canada. Below is a guest posting from Vitaly about Immigration Trusts.  Taxation is an important component of the immigration process. We are asked about cross border tax issues all the time. Trouble for immigration and asset protection trusts organized as private foundations Newcomers to Canada, including executives, […]

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Moving to the US from Canada? Know the tax issues

Below is a blog written by my colleague south of the border,Renea Glendinning, CPA of  Kerkering, Barberio & Co.  in Sarasota Florida. It is a great summary of the tax issues facing Canadians wishing to move to the US. Beyond just US immigration issues which are discussed extensively in our blogs, people wishing to immigrate […]

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HST Coming: Save on Immigration Legal Fees before July 1

Sadly the HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) will become law on July 1, 2010. Worse is that the Ontario government has implemented transition provisions where payments made before July 1 but for services rendered after July 1, 2010 will be subject the HST. The HST, in Ontario, amounts to 13% on top of the cost of […]

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Tax Information for New Immigrants to Canada

Taxes and New Immigrants to Canada Let me start this blog off with a disclaimer: We are immigration lawyers not accountants nor tax lawyers. Therefore the following information is general information only and is not to be taken as legal or accounting advice. Having said that, as immigration lawyers, we are asked all the time about […]

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