Cross Border Blog

December 5, 2014

Cross Border Newsletter – December 2014

December 5, 2014, Windsor, Ontario.  Today, Ingenuity Counsel released its latest edition of the Cross Border Newsletter – December 2014.  This latest edition focuses on U.S. […]
December 4, 2014

Ingenuity Counsel Announces New Office Location

Windsor, Ontario, December 4, 2014.  Recently, Michael Kennedy relocated his Ingenuity Counsel office to 13831 Riverside Drive East, Unit 3 in Tecumseh, Ontario.  Coming up on […]
December 3, 2014

FAQs: U.S. Estate Planning for Canadians

UNITED STATES ESTATE PLANNING FOR CANADIANS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS   What is property situated in the United States? Will my estate be subject to U.S. estate […]
December 3, 2014

Executors of Estates with Property in the United States. Be Aware!

So you want to be an Executor? Be careful what you wish! It’s not easy acting as an executor. It’s even more challenging for executors in […]
November 26, 2014

The Quiet Assassin: the U.S. Federal Estate Tax Lien

Unfortunately too many Canadians are misinformed in that they think if they own United States real property jointly, their estate planning is complete. To the chagrin […]
October 7, 2014


The IRS recently announced that United States citizens and residents with Canadian registered retirement plans (RRSP & RRIF) no longer need to file Form 8891 reporting […]
June 24, 2014

Cross Border Tax & Law Newsletter, June 2014

Check out the latest from Ingenuity Counsel in its June 2014 Cross Border Tax & Law Newsletter.  It’s all Business in this issue. We discuss key […]
May 16, 2014

Canadian Business Expansion into the United States

The United States is the world’s largest and most concentrated market for almost every product and service. It accounts for almost half the world’s total production […]
May 13, 2014

I-9 Audits and Compliance

I-9 Basics Every employer must have an I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form completed for every employee who they employ in the U.S. This includes Canadian companies […]
May 12, 2014

L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visas

A Canadian employee being transferred from an employer within Canada, to a related employer in the United States is most likely to consider the L-1 intracompany […]