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30
JAN
2019

Speculation Tax Update: It’s an Individual Tax not a Property Tax

After the reviewing the Speculation and Vacancy Tax Act, SBC 2018, c 46 (the “Act”) and chatting with Service B.C. representatives, we can advise that the speculation and vacancy tax is an individual tax not a property tax. So, what does that mean?  It means that that the tax is...
09
JAN
2019

Beneficiary Designations

The Wills, Estates and Succession Act, S.B.C. 2009, c. 13 (the “WESA”) was enacted in March 2014.  The new Act, WESA, helps to simplify and codify the rules affecting wills and estates.  Prior to this legislation, the rules were scattered over various pieces of legislation and in...