Principal Residence

September 21, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
For most, a home is the single largest purchase you will make. Knowing the tax and estate planning questions surrounding the purchase is extremely important. As always, for more information, please reach out. Click Here
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First Home Savings Account

September 14, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
Canada's newest registered plan is officially online. For those you are looking to buy their first home, this is a terrific tool. For more information, please reach out.
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RRIF Payments and Withdrawals

September 07, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
As many approach retirement, it is now time to consider converting their RRSP to RRIF and begin taking withdrawals. This article covers several considerations associated with receiving income from your RRIF. For more information, please reach out. Click...
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Moving from Canada to the U.S.

August 17, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
Your planning on moving to the U.S. - for a job, to avoid the winter, to be with family - whatever the reason, it is important to be aware of the tax and estate planning issues that may arise as a result of your move and any planning opportunities you...
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Taxation of Canadian Registered Savings Plans for U.S. Persons

August 10, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
In Canada, we have a number of registered savings plans available to Canadian residents that provide tax and other benefits. However, some of these plans, for U.S. persons, may be subject to punitive U.S. tax, additional U.S. tax filing requirements and/or...
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When Should You Review Your Will or Estate Plan?

August 03, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
Most legal professionals recommend reviewing your estate plan every three to five years or any time you experience a major life event. For more information, please reach out. Click here
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Incorporate or Not?

June 29, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
If you are considering incorporating your business, you should take the time to learn about the possible advantages and drawbacks of incorporation. This article highlights some points you may want to review prior to making a decision. As always, for more...
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Ten Strategies to Pay Less Tax in Retirement

June 08, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
Are you approaching retirement or have retired recently? There are several approaches you may want to consider to maximize your after-tax retirement income. For more information on how best to make your dollars last, please reach out. Click Here
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Old Age Security and Other Government Income Sources

June 01, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
As you approach age 65, you may have questions about the Old Age Security program. This article discusses the OAS pension, how it is calculated, and strategies that may help you minimize the impact of the OAS clawback. Click Here
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Canada Pension Plan

May 25, 2023 |Charles W. Cullen III
Ever wonder how your CPP contributions will help you in retirement? This article examines how the plan works, your choices and the implications of those choices. For more information, please reach out. Click Here
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