Sanjeey Khatter, like many Canadians today, was in the dark as to how to file his taxes. Therefore he took on a tax preparer to assist him with his financial needs. What occurred after was an unfortunate mixture of poor judgment and severe carelessness.MadanCA Team on February 10, 2016 @ 7:23 pm
This article will discuss the top 3 strategies used by Canadian investors when purchasing a U.S. property. The goals of these 3 methods are to:
Struggling with finishing your income tax return? Rushing towards the April 30th cut-off? Well Canadians, there has been a human error – or some may see it as a human hero – which has extended the personal tax return filing deadline.
Do you or someone you love live on a modest income? Find out how filing taxes can help! In todays’ world, paying for everyday essentials like heating bills and property taxes can add up quickly – especially for those with modest incomes. that’s why it’s so important to file a tax return each year. By … Continue reading Do you or someone you love live on a modest income? Find out how filing your taxes can help!
One of the most significant road blocks for Canadian real estate investors looking to invest in Canada or the United States is the significant tax implications that may arise. That is why it is crucial that you utilize the best type of partnership structure for your situation. In this presentation, Allan Madan explains the tax … Continue reading Tax Tips for Canadians Investing in American Real Estate
As part of our ongoing efforts to better engage and provide value to our clients, we regularly conduct informational tax webinars. Our webinar on February 20, 2015 focused on year end tax tips for business owners. Some of the topics covered in this webinar included:
Why and when to file Form W-8BEN Purpose The W-8BEN form is a Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding and Reporting (Individual). This form is required to be completed and submitted when receiving payments as a non-U.S. person from U.S. sources. Generally, 30% tax is withheld from certain … Continue reading Form W-8BEN/W-8BEN-E and W-9
Tax Implications for Employees To understand the taxpayer’s responsibilities we must first determine their residency for tax purposes. In other words, will the employee remain a tax resident of Canada or will they become a resident of the US? To answer this question, we must consult the tax treaty between Canada and the US. Normally, … Continue reading Tax implications for Canadian employees working abroad
This article focuses on the tax implications when a Canadian gets rid of a vacation property in the US. Ridding of a property can be taken in two forms: 1) Selling the vacation property or 2) when the taxpayer passes away while having ownership of the property. Selling the vacation property: Once the vacation property … Continue reading Canadians Owning a Vacation Property in the US
To make sure your foreign income verification process goes smoothly, the foreign property that must be recorded on the T1135 includes: Funds in foreign bank accunts Shares in foreign companies, even if held in a Canadian brokerage Interests in non-resident trusts bonds or debentures issued by foreign government or foreign countries Life insurance policies … Continue reading Foreign Income Verification Form (Form T1135)
As a small business owner, you always have countless to-dos on your plate. Unfortunately, sometimes critical tasks like accounting end up getting neglected — leading to a mad dash come tax time. Fortunately, with new apps in the marketplace, like the free accounting and invoicing app Wave, you don’t need to devote hours to staying … Continue reading Organize Your Finances through Wave Accounting
Dental cleanings, prescription drugs, glasses, cavities, massage therapy, antibiotics, contacts….the list goes on and on. Your family spends thousands of dollars a year on medical costs that aren’t covered through OHIP (or your provincial plan). How do you pay for them? Introducing Health Spending Accounts – the smarter way to pay for your health care! … Continue reading Benefits of a Health Spending Account