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Should I convert my IRA to a ROTH IRA before moving...

Question I’ll be moving to Ottawa from Boston late this year and I’ve been working through some financial planning with my broker. While doing some...

IRA, 401k and US Investments for Canadians (FAQ)

We meet with a lot of clients who are looking for some guidance on how to handle their US investment accounts. Whether they have...

2017 US/Canadian Exchange Daily Exchange Rates

Outlined below are the 2017 daily US-Canadian exchange rates for use in doing your taxes or foreign currency calculations. The full list of daily...

Earning Bitcoin and Ether from the US – Canadian Consultant

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...

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...

Best Canadian Cities to Live In – 2019

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

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...

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...

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...

Moving from California to BC – IRA to RRSP Issues

Question Hi Mr. Hogan I moved up to Canada from California last May. My current Canadian broker is suggesting that I transfer my IRA to a...

Transcript from conversation regarding Cannabis industry trends and tax

Recording #1: Information on investing or incorporating on a Cannabis-related company. As most of you know, the federal government plans on legalizing Cannabis in 2018....