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By Susannah Roth
While it is less common these days for employment benefits to include a pension, many individuals still do have either a pension (not including the Canada Pension Plan,
By Birute Luksenaite
Everyone knows that death and taxes are two of life's certainties, but some of us may not appreciate that our tax liabilities don't disappear on death ...
By Emma Hamilton
As estate practitioners, we continually remind our clients to update their estate planning documents and ensure they reflect their current intentions.
By Susannah Roth
Often people who are doing their estate planning have one overriding goal in mind: keep it simple.
By Margaret O'Sullivan
There are a number of real and perceived advantages to using an alter ego or joint partner trust as a will and power of attorney substitute.
By Margaret O'Sullivan
A majority of the Carter Commission advocated a "comprehensive tax base", as "[t]he first and most essential purpose of taxation is to share the burden of the state fairly among all individuals and families."
By Margaret O'Sullivan
ONE OF THE most challenging questions we face as advisors in family succession planning is whether children should be treated equally.
By Margaret O'Sullivan
The STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) Global Congress held in Vancouver in September
By Margaret O'Sullivan, Birute Luksenaite, Emma Hamilton
The current Canadian political, economic and social environment in 2018 is a mix of good and bad news.
By Susannah Roth, Margaret O'Sullivan
Canadian income tax complications arising for U.S. estates are discussed more fully in our fifth article in this series.
By Birute Luksenaite
In order for a POA to be valid, it must comply with the formal POA requirements of the applicable jurisdiction.
By Emma Hamilton
Estate planning deals with often complex family situations, including the needs of blended families with complicated personal relationships.
By Susannah Roth, Margaret O'Sullivan
When an individual dies, many issues can arise in the administration of their estate. This is true no matter the nature of their assets, their net worth, or their personal situation.
By Susannah Roth
When a loved one passes away, whether it is expected or not, their death begins not only the process of grieving by those left behind, but also the process of dealing with what the deceased family member has left behind
By Emma Hamilton
Who is a "millennial?" A common perception is that millennials are a loosely defined group of people born between approximately 1981 to 1996, some of whom have garnered a notorious reputation...