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US Tax Bulletin: Summary of Biden’s potential proposed tax increases

During his presidential campaign, President-elect Joe Biden had proposed a number of tax changes which could impact US expatriates’ resident in Canada.  With the recent Georgia Senate win, Biden’s Democratic Party will now control both houses of Congress. With control of both Houses of Congress, Biden has a clear path to pursuing his legislative ...

Cross-border success for non-resident business owners

Have you been tuning in to the Zeifmans’ Non-Resident Digital Event Series? So far, we’ve discussed the niche challenges experienced by high net worth individuals, as well as tips and tricks for tech and startups seeking entry into the Canadian market. Today, we’re excited to share the latest installment in the series: Cross-border concerns. ...

The wisdom continues with Zeifmans’ Non-Resident Digital Event Series: High Net Worth Edition

Our Non-Resident Digital Event Series continues, with our second installment, “High Net Worth Edition: Legacy, Preservation, and Optimization”, serving up more wisdom from three new industry experts. Continuing our earlier series of online interviews, followed by a live webinar with one our Nexia International affiliate firms, Zeifmans team members have engaged in value-packed conversations ...

The cross-border implications of life insurance taxation

The purpose of life insurance is to provide tax-free funds to those we love in the event of our passing. Ultimately, we want the policy to offer more than just money; we want it to deliver peace of mind. When a family loses a loved one, the intensity of emotion is enough to deal ...

The non-resident’s guide to Canadian real estate

Economic and political stability. Low unemployment rates. Excellent health care. It’s no wonder why so many people from across the world choose Canada as their ideal location for real estate investment. Home to many ex-pats, and a vacation favourite for global travellers, the Canadian real estate market provides fertile ground for both overseas investors ...

US tax developments relating to COVID-19

Current as of April 9, 2020 In March, President Trump signed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package.  Our March 30 post outlined the highlights of that package as they apply to companies doing business in the US as well as US citizens resident in Canada. On April 9, 2020, the Department of Treasury and ...