Information About Altro & Associates
- Globe & Mail – Why an estate freeze makes sense now
We are very pleased to share that partners David A. Altro and Bradley Richard Thompson were asked to prepare a special for The Globe and Mail, which was published on May 20, 2020. Their article titled “Why an estate freeze makes sense now” provides insight into a tax planning opportunity for Canadia … Read more »
- Selling Your U.S. Property: Is there U.S. & Canadian Capital Gains Tax?
When a Canadian resident (non-citizen of the US) sells their vacation property in Florida, any capital gain realized is subject to US tax (and withholding) but is also subject to Canadian tax. The US tax rates applicable to “long term capital gain” (gain on capital property owned for more than 12 mo … Read more »
- Globe & Mail – Will the current presidential election change U.S. estate tax for Canadians?
We are very pleased to share that David Altro and Avi Guttman were asked to prepare a special for The Globe and Mail, which was published on May 3, 2020. Their article titled “Will the current presidential election change U.S. estate tax for Canadians?” provides insight into how the US estate tax ma … Read more »
- Thomson Reuters – A New Multilateral World
The OECD’s Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the multilateral instrument or “MLI”) is now law in Canada. The MLI was Action 15 of the Base Erosion and Profits Shifting (BEPS) Project. With respect to taxpayers claiming benef … Read more »
- Virtual Witnessing of Wills and Powers of Attorney in Ontario
In Ontario, the rules relating to the execution of Wills are set out in the Succession Law Reform Act (“SLRA”) , which states that, subject to limited exceptions (such as holograph Wills, which are Wills made entirely in the testator’s handwriting, or Wills made by certain members of the Canadian Fo … Read more »