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The recent Federal Budget included measures to close a favorable tax rule for investors in investment accounts or through corporations, trusts and holding companies, who have proposed rules to curb
If you are concerned about your future finances, you are certainly not alone as noted in a global survey of 19,000 adult in over 19 countries (including Canada).
Some years ago, Roy and Mary bought a cottage at the lake in their home province for about $50,000 and today it is worth about $750,000. Over the years, they have spent about $100,000 on improvements to the property and they kept all receipts to prove it. Roy and Mary, like many, think that it will be easy to pass the cottage on to their children and grandchildren. It may be far more costly than they think.
Roy and Mary mistakenly believed that they could simply gift the cottage to their children and postpone taxes on the gain. While the property can be gifted to a spouse or rolled over tax-free on death to the surviving spouse, when it transfers to children or grandchildren, taxes on the gain in value will be due.