Migration to Canada 2018
By: Garry Duncan, FCPA, FCA
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-7821-5
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: Approximately 360 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2017-09-28
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $58.00

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A single source of information regarding the immigration requirements and applicable tax laws in Canada.

Citizens of many nations are on the move for employment, retirement or to join their families in various countries around the world. Canada is one such destination. Finally a single source of information regarding the basic requirements to come to Canada, the tax consequences of coming to Canada, taxation on a resident and an overview of essential matters to consider before and after you settle in Canada.

  • Immigration to Canada
  • Tax issues to consider on immigration
  • Taxation as a non-resident
  • Tax compliance issues of the new Canadian
  • Importation of your possessions to Canada
  • Safeguarding your health
  • Canadian driver's licence
  • Goods and Services tax
  • Pension entitlements
  • Death and wills
  • Canadian tax forms
  • Directory of Canadian Government Office Abroad


What's New

The 2018 edition of Migration to Canada has been updated to include important changes made over the past year, including:

  • Updates to the Express Entry system
  • Immigration of self-employed people
  • Details of the Atlantic Canada immigration pilot
  • Changes to options available to caregivers when applying for permanent residence
  • Updates to sponsorship eligibility rules
  • Details of the Canada Child Benefit (replacing the Universal Child Care Benefit)
About the Author

Garry R. Duncan, FCPA, FCA, was a senior tax partner with BDO Dunwoody LLP. He retired in 2005 but continues to consult on retirement, estate and expatriate planning. He was a Director and Past Chairman of the Financial Planners Standards Council.

Mr. Duncan is the author of Canadians Resident Abroad, dealing with Canadian expatriates, Migration to Canada, When I Die: Financial Planning for Life and Death and Guide to the Family Business, Canadian Edition 2003. He has presented numerous seminars and speeches for the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Canadian Association for Financial Planners, the International Association of Financial Planners, Ontario Dental Association and the Strategy Institute. In addition, he has been featured in Canadian Lawyer, Your Money, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Offshore Finance Canada and CA Magazine.

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