Non-Canadian residents who own Canadian real estate and collecting rental income have two ways to deal with the Canadian tax liability.
The first method is remit to the CRA, 25% tax on the gross rent collected. This 25% is due to the CRA on the 15th of the following month the rental income was credited to the non-Canadian resident. This tax is considered the final tax liability on the rental income and the non-Canadian resident has no further obligation. However, the non-resident ... Read More
While Inheritance is Non-taxable, A Word of Caution
Inheritances are non-taxable for Canadian taxpayers regardless of whether or not the inheritance comes from a Canadian citizen or a foreign citizen. This non-taxable tax treatment is also consistent regardless of whether or not the inheritance is straight cash, a summer house, a rental building or shares of a company.
Before you become complacent, a word of caution! The non-taxable status of an inheritance doesn’t mean there aren’t ... Read More