TaxChambers LLP Webinar Series: Tax Issues in Immigration Law

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A Tax Webinar for Immigration and Relocation Advisors

The webinar will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT.

This webinar will provide immigration lawyers and relocation specialists guidance on the tax consequences arising from immigration to, or emigration from, Canada.

If your clients come to Canada – to work, study, live or as a visitor – this webinar will walk you through the main issues facing your clients and will enable you to direct them through comprehensive immigration solutions.

This webinar will be presented by TaxChambers LLP’s experts who jointly have more than 40 years of experience in cross-border taxation and personal wealth planning.  The webinar will cover the following topics:

General concept of residency for tax purposes by Vitaly Timokhov

Vitaly will review the concepts of Canadian tax residence.  This discussion will cover the concepts of deemed residency, the tie-breaker provisions found in Canadian tax treaties as well as tax consequences of Canadian tax residency from the point of view  of your client.

Vitaly’s practice is focused on cross border tax planning.  Vitaly is the Canadian editor and a contributing author to  the Tax Advisor’s Guide to the Canada – U.S. Tax Treaty, a 2-volume loose-leaf published by Carswell Thomson.

Immigration Tax Planning by Jonathan Garbutt

In his presentation, Jonathan will discuss the various tax planning opportunities available to non-residents who are immigrating to Canada including the use of immigration trusts and other non-resident structures as well as the reporting obligations for offshore property and non-resident businesses.

Jonathan’s practice is focused on cross-border tax planning and private banking. He is a regular advisor to multinational families on international relocations including immigration to Canada.

Emigration Tax Planning by Sunita Doobay

Sunita’s practice is focused on cross border taxation of corporations and their executives.  She is a frequent author, speaker and is the editor of Private Companies and Taxes, a Carswell Thomson publication.

In this part of the presentation, Sunita will address the various issues that arise upon the emigration of a Canadian resident and the potential options available to resolve these issues.

For more information about the webinar or to register, please go directly to the registration page.

The registration fee is $50 plus HST.  The CPD certificates will be issued to attendees upon request.

This program has been accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada for 0.5 Professionalism Hours and 1.5 Substantive Hours.  Please visit our website for the list of upcoming presentations and publications on various tax topics for lawyers and paralegals.