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Kenneth Keung is quoted in the Investment Executive article titled “How should trusts flow out capital gains to beneficiaries in 2024?”, July 5, 2024.

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Kim G C Moody, Kenneth Keung, and Christopher Ellett are quoted in the Investment Executive article titled “When is the latest clients can sell assets prior to June 25?”, published on May 17, 2024.

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Alexander Marino recently appeared on the Global Investment Voice Podcast to discuss the benefits of renouncing US citizenship on March 14, 2024.

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Alexander Marino guested on the Snowbirds US Expats Radio Podcast about the benefits of renouncing your US citizenship on January 17, 2024.

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Kenneth Keung and Evan Crocker are quoted in Investment Executive article titled “CRAʼs 10% interest rate on overdue tax raises risks“, published on November 13, 2023.

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Enhanced Tax Reporting for Trusts Starting 2022

On August 9, 2022, the Department of Finance released the latest draft legislation with respect to Enhanced Reporting Requirements for Trusts first introduced in the 2018 Federal Budget. The new filing and reporting obligations would require the identity of all trustees, beneficiaries, settlors, and “protectors” who had the ability to exert control over the trustee’s decisions to be disclosed.

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The US government is giving the IRS an extra $80 billion in funding under the newly passed Inflation Reduction Act. Where’s that extra money going to come from?

The Inflation Reduction Act seemingly spells bad news for US expats around the world as it includes $80 billion in extra funding for the IRS.

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Submission Made to the Alberta Government Proposing Amendments to the Judicature Act to Improve the Ability to Correct Bona Fide Mistakes

The Supreme Court of Canada’s 2016 and 2022 decisions in the Fairmont Hotels and Collins Family Trust cases respectively have substantially reduced the availability to residents of all provinces – except Québec – of the equitable remedies of rectification and rescission to correct a tax-related mistake in completing a transaction or nullify the transaction entirely.

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The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

On Sunday, August 7, 2022, the US Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R. 5376). The vote to pass the bill was strictly on party lines.

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Lesson from the FCA’s Decision in Paletta: Seek a Legal Opinion to Obtain Sound Advice – Don’t Rely on Informal Communications

The process of obtaining comprehensive legal or accounting advice on the tax consequences of a proposed transaction involves a taxpayer disclosing all relevant details of that proposed transaction to his lawyer or accounting tax advisor.

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USCIS Publishes New Forms for EB-5 Investor Program

USCIS announced revisions to its Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur, used for EB-5 Investor cases.

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Kenneth Keung is quoted in the Investment Executive article titled “How should trusts flow out capital gains to beneficiaries in 2024?”, July 5, 2024.

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Kim G C Moody, Kenneth Keung, and Christopher Ellett are quoted in the Investment Executive article titled “When is the latest clients can sell assets prior to June 25?”, published on May 17, 2024.

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Alexander Marino recently appeared on the Global Investment Voice Podcast to discuss the benefits of renouncing US citizenship on March 14, 2024.

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Alexander Marino guested on the Snowbirds US Expats Radio Podcast about the benefits of renouncing your US citizenship on January 17, 2024.

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Kenneth Keung and Evan Crocker are quoted in Investment Executive article titled “CRAʼs 10% interest rate on overdue tax raises risks“, published on November 13, 2023.