Dollars and Sense Radio Show – March 2012

Montreal, Quebec – March 29, 2012

On the March 29th episode of Dollars and Sense on CJAD 800 AM, host, Matt Altro and legal expert David A. Altro discuss buying property in the U.S. and how Altro & Associates helps Canadians with this process.

David explains the U.S. estate tax laws and the rules for who and what is exposed to this tax. Lisa calls in with a question about how to go about setting a Cross Border Trust and if it is better to set up a trust before or after you purchase property in the U.S. George asks David about worldwide income and if assets overseas count as part of this for tax purposes. John, an accountant from Montreal asks how to reduce tax for Americans living in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Ask the Experts Radio Show – March 3, 2012


On the March episode of Ask the Experts on Newstalk1010, Managing Partner David A. Altro and Chief Operating Officer Matt Altro discuss David’s book, Owning U.S. Property – The Canadian Way, 2nd Edition, share real-life scenarios from Canadians who own property in the U.S., take caller questions and more. Read the rest of this entry »

Dollars and Sense Radio Show – February 2012

Montreal, Quebec – February 23, 2012

On the February 23rd episode of Dollars and Sense on CJAD 800 AM, host, Matt Altro and legal expert David A. Altro discuss cross border issues including how the U.S. presidential election will affect Canadians who own property in the U.S. Specifically, the upcoming changes to the U.S. estate tax laws.

David explains capital gains tax rates in the U.S. and the various tax rates for different ownership structures.

Matt and David take a caller question from Seth about fees for Canadians upon purchasing U.S. property and explain the issue of probate using an example from a real-life client.

In Part 3, Dino calls in with a question about various structures to hold title of U.S. property. Lyne is also concerned about putting an inherited property in her name.

Sheldon is very concerned about tax after a meeting with his accountant in Canada. David explains the taxes owed for Canadians who own property in the U.S. including U.S. estate tax exposure, gift tax and more.

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Ask the Experts Radio Show – February 2012


On the February 2012 episode of Ask the Experts on Newstalk1010, Managing Partner David A. Altro and Chief Operating Officer Matt Altro speak about the many issues that Canadians need to be aware of when considering buying property in the U.S. and moving to the U.S.

David discusses his book, Owning U.S. Property – The Canadian Way, 2nd Edition and host Iain Grant reads real life examples about probate, incapacity and U.S. estate tax. Read the rest of this entry »

Dollars and Sense Radio Show – January 26, 2012

Montreal, Quebec – January 26, 2012

On the January 26th episode of Dollars and Sense on CJAD 800 AM, host, Matt Altro and legal expert David A. Altro discuss all the important issues surrounding Canadians buying property in the U.S. and moving to the U.S.

They discuss renting vs. buying property in the U.S., the questions to consider when choosing the right structure to hold title of your property, the state of the real estate market in Florida, how to protect yourself and your family from the U.S. probate procedure, creditors, taxes and much more. Read the rest of this entry »

Dollars and Sense Radio Show – November 24, 2011

Montreal, Quebec – November 24, 2011

On the November 24th episode of Dollars and Sense on CJAD 800 AM, host, Matt Altro and legal expert David A. Altro discuss Owning U.S. Property – The Canadian Way, 2nd Edition and all the important issues surrounding Canadians buying property in the U.S. and moving to the U.S.

David answers your questions and explains U.S. tax laws and their implications and how to protect yourself and your family from the U.S. probate procedure, creditors, taxes and much more.

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David A. Altro featured on Alberta Primetime TV and Shaw TV


David A. Altro has been touring across Canada to promote his new book Owning U.S. Property – The Canadian Way, 2nd Edition. He has made appearances on the radio, television, and in print as an expert in cross border tax and estate planning.

Click here to watch the full length interview of David on Alberta Primetime as he takes part in a lively discussion on key topics such as cross border real estate and tax planning.

David was also interview on Shaw TV, view the video below!



David A. Altro featured on BC radio stations


David A. Altro was interviewed by Frank Stanford on CFAX 1070 radio in Victoria, BC and on The World Today Weekend with Sean Leslie on CKNW AM 980 in Vancouver, BC.

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Click here to listen to the CKNW recording

Radio Show – September 27, 2011

Montreal, Quebec – September 27, 2011

On the September 27th episode of Dollars and Sense on CJAD 800 AM, host, Matt Altro and legal expert David A. Altro discuss David’s new book, Owning U.S. Property – The Canadian Way, the new U.S. estate tax laws, moving to the U.S. and take questions from listeners live on the air!

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David A. Altro interviewed by thecommentary.ca


David was interviewed by Joseph Planta for thecommentry.ca, the online home of Planta’s interviews with “renowned bestselling and prize winning authors, Canadian newsmakers and political figures, internationally known print and broadcast journalists, prominent academics and public intellectuals, as well as noted artists and personalities.”

He describes the state of the U.S. real estate market and why there are so many opportunities for Canadians today. He explains the Cross Border Trust in detail and lists its advantages. David also talks about the upcoming changes in the U.S. tax laws and what they could mean for Canadians who own or are looking to purchase property in the U.S.

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