Join David A. Altro, Florida Attorney, Quebec Notary and Canadian Legal Counsel and host Matt Altro, COO of Altro & Associates, tonight Thursday September 16th at 7pm on their monthly radio show, “Dollars and Sense” on CJAD AM 800.
Tonight, David and Matt will host a good humored and spirited discussion on legal issues related to cross border and domestic tax, estate planning and real estate issues.
Be sure to check out our expanded Radio Shows page on our website where you can listen to past shows, highlighted clips and submit a question for an upcoming show.
David A. Altro will be a guest speaker at several upcoming Montreal seminars. He will be presenting on cross border tax, estate planning and real estate issues.
September 28th 2010 from 8:30am-11:00am
Marriott Chateau Champlain
September 28th 2010 from 7:00pm-9:30pm
Le Chateau Royal (Laval)
September 29th 2010 from 7:00pm-9:30pm
Hôtel ALT Quartier DIX30 (Brossard)
David Altro featured in STEP Journal
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 of 1 January 2010, a Canadian owning US assets upon death in 2010 will not be subject to any US estate tax…
Ontario Attorney Leanne Milech (B.A. LL.B.) joins our Toronto Office
Prior to joining Altro & Associates, Ms. Milech was a Business Law associate at Heenan Blaikie LLP in Toronto.
Ms. Milech’s practice focuses on general corporate matters with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, share and asset purchase transactions, financing transactions and entertainment law matters.
As a law student, Ms. Milech gained labour law experience at the Screen Actors Guild in Los Angeles as well as entertainment law experience at Taylor Mitsopulos Klein Oballa in Toronto.
By Amanda Shear B.A., J.D.
Under the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (“FIRPTA”), a person or entity purchasing a U.S. real property interest from a foreign person is required to withhold ten percent (10%) of the amount realized upon sale (gross sale price) from a foreign owner. Read more to find out how to take advantage of the capital improvements initiates to increase your basis under FIRPTA!
By David A. Altro B.A., LL.L., J.D., D.D.N., Fin.Pl., TEP
Why do Canadians move to the US?
If you find the weather in Canada difficult, the Sunbelt certainly offers a better weather alternative. If you have loved ones who you miss living in the States then what can be more important than to be near family? Our clients who move to the US generally enjoy lower income tax and a higher after tax net in their pocket on an annual basis. And of course, if an attractive business opportunity knocks south of the border then why not?
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