Monday May 1st is generally the filing tax deadline in Canada for individuals for the 2016 year. It is also 8 days away from a provincial election in British Columbia. One of the many issues politicians face in urban centers in BC is housing, both high prices and low availability. Some politicians have suggested that the BC government take measures to fight tax cheats who purchase and sell property in BC without paying income taxes. This includes non-residents selling Canadian… Read More
On January 5, 2017, together with Strafford Publications, Steven Flynn will be presenting on Passive Foreign Investment Companies. In his section of the presentation, Steven will discuss information and tools to help you complete IRS Form 8621 – Information Return by a Shareholder of a Passive Foreign Investment Company or Qualifying Electing Fund. Links to this information and these tools are below: W.L. Dueck & Co. LLP Tools Example 1 and 2 – PFIC Excess Distribution Calculation Click to view… Read More
I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Form 8621 PFIC Reporting: Navigating the Highly Complex IRS Passive Foreign Investment Company Rules” scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 1:00pm-2:50pm EST. Because of your affiliation with my firm, you are eligible to attend this program at half off. As long as you use the links in this blog post, the offer will be reflected automatically in your cart. Our panel will furnish tax advisers… Read More
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