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Exciting News from Fort Group
FEBRUARY 19, 2019
Since our last update on the Hot Topics page a lot has happened at Fort Group that we are excited to share with you.
Fort Group welcomes new Partner Bradley Keefe.
JANUARY 7, 2019
Fort Group is proud to welcome Bradley Keefe, CPA, CA into partnership effective January 1, 2019.
Welcome Back Fort Group Builders!
NOVEMBER 15 2018
We want to welcome back our Fort Group Team from the Dominican Republic. Part of our Fort Group family teamed up with Shine the Light and headed down to El Javillar to help build two new homes for two loving families.
Exciting Career Opportunities
SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
Fort Group is a rapidly growing accounting, tax and business advisory firm, primarily servicing clients in Winnipeg, but also with clients across Canada and the US.
Shine The Light Initiative
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
Fort Group is proud to be partnering with Shine The Light Initiative, and will be heading to the Domincan Republic to help those who are less fortunate.
Fort Group Analysis of December 12, 2017 Income Sprinkling Revised Legislation
DECEMBER 22, 2017
On December 13, 2017, The Department of Finance, in conjunction with the Canada Revenue Agency, released an updated Technical Backgrounder and new draft legislation related to the draft income sprinkling legislative proposals released on July 18, 2017.
Canadians Paying Tax on U.S. Real Estate Investments
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
In spite of the less then favorable foreign currency exchange rate between Canada and the U.S., many Canadians continue to profit on investments in rental real estate in the U.S. Many Canadians however, are still unsure as to how they are supposed to properly report this rental income for U.S. tax purposes. Generally, a Canadian can meet their income tax obligations related to U.S. rental property to the IRS in one of two ways:
Important Tax Changes for Canadian Private Corporations
JULY 27, 2017
On July 18, 2017 the Department of Finance released the whitepaper blue printing their proposed changes to current tax law, targeting what they perceive to be abuses by private Canadian corporations. These changes, if enacted, could have significant consequences on the current tax planning utilized by many private corporations across Canada. The Department of Finance is currently focusing on three main areas of tax planning in relation to private corporations: