It is with deep sadness that Zeifmans announces the passing of our beloved partner, Carolynn P. Orth. Carolynn passed away on March 29, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. We are grieving at the loss of Carolynn, who was such a significant part of the fabric of Zeifmans and whose passing has left a ….
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March 22 marked the release of the 2017 federal budget (Budget) of the Justin Trudeau Liberal Government. The Budget was clearly impacted by the shift in policies of the recently elected US President and his administration. Accordingly, the Budget adopted a very cautious approach to revenue generation and new spending initiatives, as it is unclear ….
On March 7th, 2017, 600 land professional delegates attended the 2017 LandPro Conference at the Paramount Conference Centre in Woodbridge, Ontario. Zeifmans LLP was a platinum sponsor and hosted a booth at the conference. Ahmad Aslam, Partner at Zeifmans introduced key note speaker, Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist at CIBC. To view photos of the ….
The tax hit on capital gains has not changed much in Canada over the last sixteen years. That might change, however, when the Canadian government releases its upcoming budget. Nathan Choran, Tax Partner at Zeifmans shares how you can stay ahead of the curve before the release of the 2017 Federal Budget. Click here to ….
For the first time in 88 years, Americans have elected a Republican President and Republican majorities in both house of congress. The election provides an almost unprecedented opportunity to reshape the U.S. tax system. It would appear as though individual, corporate and estate taxes will likely be slashed. As well, the proposed repeal of Obamacare ….
As of December 31st, 2016, the Federal Government will be implementing changes to Life Insurance policies. These legislative changes will not only result in higher insurance costs, but will also affect the amounts that one can deposit into the investment feature within a Universal Life Policy. Consequently, if estate planning is within a five year ….
US citizens who are resident in Canada and own an interest in a corporate professional practice (such as a medical practice) should consider their exposure to the passive foreign investment corporation (PFIC) rules. Canadian practitioners may be aware of the potential impact of the PFIC rules on Canadian mutual funds held by US citizens outside ….
March 22 marked the 2016 federal budget release by the new Justin Trudeau Liberal government. The 2016 federal budget contained many expected income tax changes consistent with their 2015 election platform, some expected changes from their 2015 election platform which never came to fruition, and some new amendments which had not been previously publicized. Read more. ….