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Incorporated Business Owners – Tax Alert Regarding Significant Adverse Legislative Proposals

By Brian Sexton, Marc Marion on July 25, 2017

On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, Finance Canada released a consultation paper and draft income tax legislative proposals having significant adverse tax impact on forms of tax planning utilized by many incorporated business owners. These new measures are complex, have considerable…

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Taylor McCaffrey’s ties to the accounting community run deep

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on June 6, 2017

Taylor McCaffrey is pleased to be a partner sponsor for the 2017 CPA Manitoba Conference being held at the RBC Convention Centre on June 7 and 8. Over 500 of Manitoba’s leaders in accounting and business will gather to enjoy…

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Changes to the taxation of Testamentary Trusts?

By Paul Prendergast on July 25, 2013

Government Invites Comments on Proposals to Improve the Integrity of the Federal Tax System by Limiting Access to Graduated Rates for Trusts and Certain Estates This is the first salvo in the battle over the taxation of testamentary trusts. …

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Equity Drives For Cooperatives – Private Placement And Prospectus Exemptions

By Kristen Wittman on April 17, 2013

What follows is a summary of the restrictions and options available to a Cooperative registered under Manitoba laws, that wishes to raise funds, either from the public or on a private placement basis

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Shareholder Agreements – Issues and Considerations in Drafting and Approach

By Timothy Kurbis on April 17, 2013

The content of this paper is concerned primarily with small business corporations with fewer than ten shareholders. As such, matters typically related to larger entities such as foreign ownership and securities regulation are touched upon, if at all, in only a cursory way.

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