Cross Border Blog

October 17, 2013

Cross Border Estate Planning Presentation

Today, October 17, 2013, the Windsor (Ontario) Estate Planning Council hosted Michael Kennedy as the featured speaker at its monthly luncheon.  Michael spoke on the topic […]
September 17, 2013

Florida Power of Attorneys for Canadian Snowbirds

  Incapacity & Ownership of Florida Property Although reference is made to Florida, in reality it could be California, Texas, Arizona, Michigan or any other state […]
April 30, 2013

U.S. Estate Planning For Canadians

It is very common for Canadians to own U.S. property.  Many Canadians own condominiums or vacation homes in warm weather states like Florida, Arizona and the […]
April 2, 2013

FAQs on IRS Streamlined Filing Procedures for Non-Resident, Non-Filer U.S. Taxpayers

The IRS recently released Frequently Asked Questions regarding the streamlined filing compliance procedures for non-resident, non-filer U.S. taxpayers (you can read them in full at this […]
March 1, 2013

U.S. Person Investing in Canadian RESP

A Canadian Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a special savings plan to help save for a child’s post-secondary education. With the rising costs associated with […]
February 19, 2013

U.S. Tax Seminar presented by Miles & Co. (feat. Michael Kennedy)

Miles & Co. Chartered Accountants is hosting on a free seminar on U.S. taxation issues – for commuters and U.S. citizens – on Wednesday February 27 at […]
February 19, 2013

Estate Tax on Foreign-Owned U.S. Real Property

Owning a Vacation Home/Condo in the U.S. A Canadian resident is subject to U.S. estate tax on property situated in the U.S., such as a vacation […]
February 12, 2013

RRSP versus TFSA: A Cross-Border Consideration

The Globe and Mail article, “Should you pick an RRSP or TFSA?” claims that it depends on age, stage and income.  From a purely Canadian perspective they […]
January 22, 2013

U.S. Estate Tax Issues for Canadians

U.S. Estate Tax Issues for Canadians by Michael Kennedy Now that the ‘fiscal cliff’ has been averted and a sense of stability returned to the U.S. […]
January 3, 2013

Fiscal Cliff Relief and the U.S. Estate Tax

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 – Estate Tax Provisions Windsor, Ontario, Canada, January 3, 2012 – Ingenuity Counsel Inc. announces today that on January […]