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2012 Nov 8 – Temple-West

Patrick Temple-West
U.S. in talks with dozens of nations on anti-tax dodge pacts
Reuters Canada (8 Nov 2012)


US Treasury Dept. lists 47 countries “in various negotiation stages on formal agreements” about FATCA. The list includes Canada. Notably absent from the list is China.

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7 November 2012 at 6:00 am

2012 Nov 1 – Regan

Carolyne Regan
Cross-border issues complex: proper planning saves fortunes in estate taxes
Windsor Star (1 Nov 2012)


“A very stable tax system in Canada” is contrasted with the U.S., where “changes can be very dramatic from one year to the next.” Estate planning is seen as required for assets “anywhere near” $1 million. “Canadian banks are becoming less hesitant to share information with the IRS.” This infomercial-tinged “special to the Star” relies on input from an accountant and an attorney whose contact information is listed at the end. No mention is made of severing ties to the United States.

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1 November 2012 at 6:00 am