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Question Hi I run a consulting practice in Vancouver and I have a few US clients. Once of my US clients pays me in Bitcoin and Ether (crypto currencies). I receive transfer payments each month. When I do my taxes for...
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 to invest the money. I've always been a good saver, but I've never had this...
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 token ICO. I invested around $2,000 and I'll be selling eventually once the tokens are...
This week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed new plans for a potential excise tax on the legal sale of recreational marijuana, the latter of which is set to take effect on July 1st, 2018. “The proposal we put forward is...
******** IMPORTANT NOTICE: Although moving to Canada can be a beautiful experience the tax and financial planning issues that arise can be both complex and difficult to manage. If you need help navigating the management of your US investments before...
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 to ensure I got the advice of an international tax expert to sort out any...
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 Ether coins that I've accumulated over the years. The coins are spread between online crytco...
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 citizenship and my husband is also a Canadian Citizen. I currently have my permanent resident...
We work with hundreds of clients a year that operate their businesses across borders. Canadian clients that are thinking of expanding their business operations to the US can face operational and tax challenges, however the business and financial rewards...
Amazon recently began accepting bids for the location of its future second headquarters, and multiple major Canadian cities – including Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver – are joining the race. While Amazon’s primary headquarters is in Seattle, Washington, there are...
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 of Canada’s economy. So far in 2017, the Canadian dollar is up 10.7% against the...
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 to a new report from commercial real estate firm JLL on the first six months...
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 could have until December 15th, 2017 to file my return. However I can't find any...
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 Hugh O’Reilly. O’Reilly is the President and CEO of OPTrust, which oversees one of the largest...
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 current Canadian broker is suggesting that I collapse the IRA and transfer a portion to...

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