Steven Flynn, a partner with W.L. Dueck & Co. LLP, was interviewed by Business in Vancouver and discussed how potential US tax reforms may impact Canadian businesses.
As the holidays approach, we at W.L. Dueck feel more and more thankful for our challenging yet rewarding work in cross-border tax. What better way to celebrate than to give to those in need? This year, we took part in packing gift boxes for Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child initiative. By filling up a shoe box with hygiene items, school supplies and toys, we supported children in need who are living in countries such as Haiti, Guinea and El Salvador.… Read More
Donald Trump’s surprise election win has people wondering about his tax plans. Many things said on the campaign trail never result in any change. To achieve any of his tax plans, Trump will need the cooperation of Congress, including those he likely alienated, if not excoriated during the campaign. Trump has made the common but elusive, if not contradictory promises of tax relief for the middle class, simplification of the tax code and growing the economy without adding debt or… Read More
Moving to Canada? Here are some things you should know The Canadian government’s immigration website crashed on election night. That might have happened regardless of which candidate won the election. Even if politics in the US was not so polarized, moving to Canada might still be worth some thought. A recent cover of The Economist touted Canada as “liberty gone north”. While Canada has many similarities to the US, the differences are more significant than French and English on cereal… Read More
Feedback is a valuable tool for improvement. Whether you are a student seeking advice from a teacher, a professional listening to clients to upgrade service or a young point guard looking to beat a press (pass the basketball instead of dribbling it), we can all evaluate suggestions to help us improve. Governments and tax authorities are no exception and often seek out comments and feedback on existing or proposed tax changes. Recently a number of groups and organizations have offered… Read More