Canadians With U.S. Connections Should Prepare For Change


    If Donald Trump, president of the U.S., repeals or otherwise changes U.S. inheritance taxes as he said he will, things won’t just change for Americans, they’ll change for many Canadians, too. We’ll have to wait to see what happens but, in the meantime, Canadians with U.S. connections should be planning and can only do so based on the current rules, says Sarah Dykema, an estates and trusts lawyer with the private client service group in the Halifax office of McInnes Cooper. In ‘Canadians With U.S. Connections: Key Estate Planning Strategies,’ she offers some tax basics and key planning strategies for common estate planning scenarios that Canadians with U.S. connections regularly face. The article is available at the Private Wealth Canada website.