Nothing screams “moving target” quite like US estate tax…but maybe we’ve truly hit a status quo!
Mark Goodfield was kind enough to lend me the platform of his bluntbeancounter.com blog to address a common problem with wills – the absence of an RESP provision. If you want to learn more, here’s the link:
Make sure that you’ve claimed all the deductions and credits you are entitled to as parents of minor children! Have a look:
Is this one of your resolutions for 2013?
Many Canadians do not have powers of attorney in place – but what about those that do? Are these powers of attorney drafted in such a way that financial institutions will accept them? At least in the attached article the grantors still had capacity and could take steps to fix the issues. The most difficult situation to address is where the grantor no longer has capacity, and cannot amend an existing problematic power of attorney!
So much for passing downloaded music, books etc down to your children! Perhaps Bruce will save the day…
I’m sure he’s rolling over in his grave…
Hopefully doctors will receive some much-needed guidelines from the Supreme Court: