Michael Kennedy

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 […]
May 9, 2014

Commuter Green Cards

An applicant for United States immigrant visa, or permanent resident, status (“green card”), who is residing in Canada, may request a commuter green card so that […]
April 30, 2014

Le Chocolat Sponsorship

It was announced today that Ingenuity Counsel will be a sponsor of the largest spring run in Southern Ontario on Sunday May 4th, 2014. Le Chocolat: […]
April 22, 2014

Estate dispute caused by 'E-Z Legal Form' is a 'cautionary tale,' says justice

Ann Aldrich used an “E-Z Legal Form” when she made out her will in 2004, a decision that proved to be a good choice for two […]

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