In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have embraced an environment where employees work from home. With the opportunity to work from home, some Canadians are taking the opportunity to work from anywhere. For some that means working from the cottage or working from a foreign location. Before you switch from working from home to a location of your choice, there are a few things that you should consider.
Each June, we honour National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day. However, these observances cannot be recognized without acknowledging the atrocity of the remains of 215 children discovered in unmarked graves at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. This news has deeply saddened all of us at IG Wealth Management, and it is a sombre reminder of our country’s past and the injustice that continues today.
With an increasingly aging population, issues around providing services, including financial advice to seniors, are becoming more important. While attention is often focused on funding retirement and wealth transfer to the next generation, susceptibility to fraud often goes unnoticed.
Canadians who are not U.S. citizens, green card holders or residents, may be surprised to learn that they too may be subject to U.S. estate tax even if they are considered non-resident aliens in the U.S.
In June, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that they will review six years of US real estate transactions to determine if any Canadian taxpayers missed reporting their ownership of real estate property or real estate transactions. Could this apply to you?
If you’re a U.S. taxpayer, learn about the additional information we can provide which allows you to make an important election for your investment in Canadian mutual funds and will make it easier to file your U.S. tax return.
With the appreciation of the U.S. dollar and the price of U.S. real estate rising in recent years, more Canadians are looking to lock in their gain by selling their U.S. vacation property.