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Monthly Archives: April 2010

29 04, 2010

The EB-5 Green Card: A Canadian’s Ticket to Retirement in the U.S.?

This is the time of year when Canadians snowbirds who have been seeking refuge in the U.S. from the Canadian winters start counting the days.
“When did we leave Canada exactly? Was it November 15, honey? How many days have we been gone?”
The magic number is 182. If you are a Canadian and you spend more than your allotted amount of days in the U.S. per year, you may be subject to U.S. income tax on your worldwide income. Beware, Canada will still consider you a resident which may lead to double taxation on your annual income.

19 04, 2010

The Canadian Way: David Altro discusses new tax issues relating to Canadians owning US real estate

The Canadian Way: David Altro discusses new tax issues relating to Canadians owning US real estate. This article will look at the various tax and estate planning issues facing Canadians with special emphasis on the major impact of changes in the US estate tax rules under the US Internal Revenue Code (the Code) affecting Canadians. As [...]

16 04, 2010

Radio Show – April 22, 2010

Montreal, Quebec – April 22, 2010 April 22, 2010 On the April 22, 2010 edition of "Dollars and Sense", David and Matt discussed cross border tax and estate planning issues such as: What should happen if I pass away owning U.S. property? and, Will there be U.S. estate tax? Also on the agenda was a discussion [...]

16 04, 2010

Florida Homes Magazine – Toronto

· Brampton, Ontario – May 4, 2010 · Toronto, Ontario – May 5, 2010 Invited by Florida Homes Magazine, David A. Altro will be the guest speaker at their "Investing in Florida Real Estate and Beyond" seminar. The Brampton seminar will held on May 4, 2010 from 6:30pm-9pm at the: Lion Head Golf & Country Club [...]

9 04, 2010

Redefining the Image of a Law Firm

What comes to mind when you think of a law firm? Take a second, close your eyes and envision it. What do you see? Men in suits? Phones ringing off the hook? Associates diligently drafting letters? While all of those pictures may in fact be accurate, there is a completely different side of the modern law [...]

6 04, 2010

Altro & Associates Get in the Game by Giving Back

Chaired by Altro & Associates own Chief Operating Officer Matthew Altro, Squash Crohn’s is a charity squash tournament benefiting Crohn’s and Colitis research. Back for it’s 3rd straight year, this year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 15 and will once again be taking place at Club CDL. For the second year in a row, [...]

6 04, 2010

What Happens When a Canadian Sells U.S. Property? Part 2

As promised, here’s the second half of one of my favorite chapters of my book, Owning U.S. Property- The Canadian Way - Chapter 10: Selling Your U.S. Vacation Home. Click here to read Part 1. Chapter 10: Selling Your U.S. Vacation Home - Part 2 By David A. Altro. Declaring the Gain to Canada Revenue Agency [...]

5 04, 2010

David A. Altro Interviewed on CBC’s The Lang and O’Leary Exchange

David A. Altro was interviewed by Amanda Lang and Kevin O'Leary live on CBC's national talk show, David A. Altro Interviewed on The Lang and O'Leary ExchangeThe Lang and O'Leary Exchange, on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011. David discussed the demand for U.S. property by Canadians due to the market trends of low property prices and the [...]

5 04, 2010

Several things for non-residents to consider when buying property

Several things for non-residents to consider when buying property Download the article here (PDF) , or read it below. PAUL DELEAN The Gazette Monday, April 5, 2010 Real-estate purchases by non-residents and RRSP liquidations were among the topics raised in the latest batch of reader letters. Here's what they wanted to know. Q: My father (not [...]

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