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How Do I Invest My Inheritance?

Question Hi I'll be receiving an inheritance from my grandfather who lived in Florida. It's more money than I've ever had and I'm not sure how...

Red Pulse ICO – Invested and Moved to Exchange for Sale

Question Hi I see you've helped others with crypto tax issues, hopefully you can help me with my question. I recently invested in the new Red Pulse...

Federal and Provincial Governments May Split Marijuana Tax Revenue

This week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed new plans for a potential excise tax on the legal sale of recreational marijuana, the latter of...

Best Canadian Cities to Live In – 2018

******** IMPORTANT NOTICE: Although moving to Canada can be a beautiful experience the tax and financial planning issues that arise can be both complex and...

American Moving to Canada – I Need Help!

Question Hi there I've finished my paperwork with my immigration lawyer and we'll be making the move up to Victoria in early 2018. She told me...

Do I Need to Report my Bitcoins on my FBAR Forms?

Question I actually live in Canada but I'm also an American that files US tax returns and FBARs each year. I have some bitcoins and...

US Doctor in Canada with Late US Tax Returns?

Question Hi Mr. Hogan I'm a Radiologist that moved to Victoria over 5 years ago with my family. Both my husband and 2 kids have US...

How to Do Business in the US – Frequently Asked Questions

We work with hundreds of clients a year that operate their businesses across borders. Canadian clients that are thinking of expanding their business operations...

Canadian Cities Entering Bid for Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Amazon recently began accepting bids for the location of its future second headquarters, and multiple major Canadian cities – including Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, and...

Finance Minister Morneau Optimistic About Tax Reform, NAFTA Talks

Despite the rising Canadian dollar and uncertainty surrounding NAFTA negotiations with the U.S., Finance Minister Bill Morneau is cautiously optimistic about the positive state...

Canada Reclaims Top Spot in U.S. Real Estate Investments

Canada consistently ranks high among foreign investors in the United States, and has again surpassed China as the number-one investor in U.S. real estate. According...

Can I Extend my US 1040 Income Tax Return Past October...

Question I'm a US citizen living in Canada that has yet to file his US tax return. I was told by a friend that I...

OPTrust Remains Confident in U.S. Investments

Despite various political risks in the U.S. in 2017, the “strong foundations” of its economy continue to inspire confidence in Canadian investors, according to...

Inherited IRA from Father in the US. What are my options?

Question Hi Phil I inherited a fair sized IRA (over $600,000) from my US citizen father who resided in the US for over 30 years. My...

Capital Gains Tax on Bitcoin and Cryptco Currencies – Trading and...

Question Hi I'm an American living in Canada and I see that you help people with Canadian and cross border tax and investment issues. I need...