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How to Keep the Family Cottage in the Family: Strategies to Incorporate Now to Reduce Capital Gains Tax When You’re no Longer Here
Many Canadians love their family cottage and expect to pass it on to the next generation. But the rising value in real estate can offer a real problem that may make it impossible for the legacy of the cottage to live on. As a secondary residence, capital gains tax kicks in and can be substantial, but there are ways to minimize the impact.
On March 8, 2007, at the Inn at The Forks, we hosted an event called “Identity Theft: How to Protect Yourself”. Sixteen years later, identity theft is more prevalent than ever.
A client recently shared her story of identity theft with us, here’s what happened in her words.
QUICK OVERVIEW: WHAT IS A TAX-FREE SAVINGS ACCOUNT (TFSA)? First introduced in the 2008 Federal Budget by then Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty, the TFSA was made available to Canadian residents...