Estate Planning

Friends ask OSC to be ‘merciful’ with ex-Livent CEO Garth Drabinsky – Winnipeg Free Press

Friends ask OSC to be ‘merciful’ with ex-Livent CEO Garth DrabinskyWinnipeg Free Press… Richard Shekter, said his client offered to settle the case but was turned down because the OSC didn’t agree that he should be permitted to set up an RRSP or a family company that he can use to minimize personal taxes and assist with estate planning. and…read more →

The facts on estate planning – Pauls Valley Daily Democrat

Pauls Valley Daily Democrat The facts on estate planningPauls Valley Daily DemocratThere are many misunderstandings regarding estate planning that cause confusion. This confusion often results in unnecessary actions, worry or fear that create problems rather than resolving them. To simplify this review, we will restrict our …Estate Plan Taxes | Estate Planning AttorneyJD Supra (press release)The Unpopular Tax That Almost…read more →

Garth Drabinsky has been punished enough, lawyer tells Ontario securities regulator – Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free Press Garth Drabinsky has been punished enough, lawyer tells Ontario securities regulatorWinnipeg Free PressBut Shekter told the panel such penalties would be “unmitigated overkill” and Drabinsky should be permitted to trade his own investments and run a family company that would help him minimize taxes and prepare estate planning. “You don’t have to be a … and more »

5 Great Estate Planning Tips for the Rest of Your Life – TheStreet.com

TheStreet.com 5 Great Estate Planning Tips for the Rest of Your LifeTheStreet.comYet only a cursory look at the estate planning landscape reveals that “lack of information” excuse is just that – an excuse. The truth is, there are plenty of options for people looking to create an estate plan properly. By and large, there is no …

Founders Hall: Estate planning seminar – The Ridgefield Press

The Ridgefield Press Founders Hall: Estate planning seminarThe Ridgefield Press24, at 1 p.m. A trio of legal, financial and elder care professionals will update you on the latest developments in estate planning. Medical social worker Leslie Tewes will discuss advance health care directives, including living wills, health care …

Americans Not Taking Estate Planning Seriously – WealthManagement.com

WealthManagement.com Americans Not Taking Estate Planning SeriouslyWealthManagement.comFew Americans are taking necessary estate planning steps, according to a new study from Caring.com. Just over 40 percent of American adults currently have an estate planning document in place—like a will or living trust—and about half have a …

Estate planning workshop Wednesday – McCook Daily Gazette

Estate planning workshop WednesdayMcCook Daily GazetteMcCOOK, Neb. — Estate planning may not be an easy topic to discuss, but it is something that everyone should consider whether their estate is large or small. To get the conversation going, McCook Community College, the McCook Community Foundation …

St. Luke’s to talk to women about estate planning – Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

St. Luke’s to talk to women about estate planningIdaho Mountain Express and GuideThe St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation will host a luncheon next Tuesday to help inform women about estate planning and protecting assets. The luncheon will feature author and lecturer Johni Hays, senior vice president and national estate and charitable …

Ken Levy: An estate planning fiasco avoided – Lodi News-Sentinel

Ken Levy: An estate planning fiasco avoidedLodi News-SentinelA few months back, a friend approached me about writing an article describing an estate planning fiasco that his family narrowly avoided. He felt if others read this recounting, it might help them to avoid making the same mistakes. After hearing my …

12 unusual Canadian tax deductions that filers have tried to claim – Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.ca 12 unusual Canadian tax deductions that filers have tried to claimGlobalnews.ca“Because it is an honour system, the penalties can be pretty severe when CRA, which is the enforcer, thinks you have tried to cheat the Canadian government,” the VP of tax and estate planning at Mackenzie Investments told Global News. Anyone who makes … and more »