November 2018 Newsletter

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REAL ESTATE

 

WILLS AND ESTATES

Top Reasons for Delays on Closing: Purchasers

 

There are many reasons that a real estate sale can be delayed. Many of the issues that arise can be avoided if the parties are aware of the potential for delays. In this article of the series, we will look at delays that are solely in the purchaser’s control.

 

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Medical Assistance in Death (MAID) and the Personal Care Directive (PCD)

 

When the legislation legalizing medical assistance in death first came out, many people asked if their wishes to use medical assistance in death in certain medical situations could be included in their Personal Care Directive.

 

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CORPORATE/SMALL BUSINESS

 

NEWS

Last Chance for Split Income

 

Family-owned corporations have until December 31, 2018 to ensure their shareholdings do not attract extra taxation.

 

The federal government recently changed the legislation regarding taxation of dividend income from small business corporations.

 

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   Our legal team will be attending some courses this month in the area of Wills and Estates.  We always keep up-to-date with any changes in the law to serve you better.