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An Overview of Probate

What is probate? Probate is the legal process of the courts validating a will, verifying that it is the person’s last will, and confirming who the executor and trustee is, thus giving them the power to follow any instructions in the will. In the [...]

Group Benefits Plans

What are group benefits plans? Group benefits plans are a way for employers to provide more than just a salary or wages to compensate their employees. Benefits can include health insurance for items not covered by government health insurance as [...]

Professional Incorporation

What is professional incorporation? A professional corporation is a business structure in which a regulated professional such as a doctor, lawyer or veterinarian incorporates their practice, making the person and the corporation separate entities [...]

Taxes at Death

What taxes are due on death? As the saying goes, death and taxes are the only sure things. And when someone dies, taxes and other fees will most likely need to be paid. That said, there is no separate “death tax” in Canada. Taxes on death may [...]