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Important tax update – Intergenerational transfers

Prepared by Andersen in Canada, Montreal Partner Patrick Coutu, Tax Director Danny Guérin and Tax Manager Omar Yassine. The tax community has been asking the Canadian government for several years for legislative changes to address the fact that it is currently impossible for Canadians to benefit from their capital gains deduction (“CGD”) when disposing of […]

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Mandatory Disclosure for Aggressive Tax Planning (ATP) – Revenu Québec

March 29, 2021

Prepared by Andersen in Canada, Montréal Partner Patrick Coutu and Tax Manager Divya Katyal The Aggressive Tax Planning Research and Integrity Branch of Revenu Québec has recently issued a statement to broaden measures to combat aggressive tax planning. The disclosure obligations will now be extended to specified transactions by the Minister of Revenue published on […]

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British Columbia Speculation and Vacancy Tax

January 28, 2019

Owners of BC residential property need to be aware of the new 2018 British Columbia Speculation and Vacancy Tax affects and how to apply for exemptions. To prevent housing speculation in British Columbia and help turn vacant homes into rentals in its overheated market, the BC provincial government recently implemented the BC Speculation and Vacancy […]

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Changes to Certain Cross-Border Tax Amounts for 2015

February 4, 2015

As the calendar changes to 2015, both the Internal Revenue Service and Canada Revenue Agency have changed or left unchanged certain amounts and figures. Below are some of the revised amounts, numbers and limits for the year 2015 relevant to U.S. citizens resident in Canada. Changes to Certain Cross-Border Tax Amounts for 2015 Item New […]

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