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United States estate tax in 2010
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 14 2010

Federal estate tax in the United States is in a state of flux


U.S. signs FATCA agreements with Canada, Hungary, Mauritius and Italy
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Canada, Hungary, Italy, Mauritius, USA
  • February 5 2014

The United States and Canada have signed an intergovernmental agreement to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"). The Treasury


Canada and U.S. finally reach agreement on FATCA
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 7 2014

The long awaited Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act United States - Canada Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) was released on February 5, 2014, and as


New disclosure requirements and added relief for U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed foreign assets
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, USA
  • March 9 2012

The U.S. government has recently embarked on an aggressive campaign to reduce international tax evasion by U.S. citizens or permanent residents with undisclosed income and assets located in foreign countries


New Year brings new certainty for U.S. estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 11 2013

The U.S. Congress rang in 2013 with a bang by passing The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "2012 Act") on New Year's Day. The 2012 Act has


So I married an American . . .
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 13 2014

The good news is that it is definitely better than marrying an axe murderer, but there may be "issues". Cross-border couples - Canadian families that


IRS publishes instructions for FATCA form W-8BEN-E
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 26 2014

The long awaited instructions for Form W-8BEN-E, Certification of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding (Entities


Oversight or fiduciary managers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 30 2014

There is a new kid on the block. Some employers sponsoring large andor multiple registered pension plans (RPPs) have recently begun outsourcing most


CRA publishes FATCA guidance for Canadian entities
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 3 2014

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on June 23, 2014 posted much anticipated guidance for Canadian entities that could find themselves subject to the


Purchase of US vacation properties by Canadians
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 22 2009

Given the attractive U.S. real estate market, the strong Canadian dollar and low interest rates, more and more Canadians are purchasing U.S. vacation properties