Videos

COVID-19 Impact on Commercial Real Estate in Ottawa

COVID-19 Impact on Commercial Real Estate in Ottawa

In this video series, GGFL’s Natalie Evans and Sarah Vandenbelt of Koble Commercial Real Estate & Brokerage discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on the commercial real estate market in Ottawa.  Key issues addressed for both tenants and landlords are: How COVID-19 is impacting commercial rents How COVID-19 is affecting the valuations of commercial properties Inventory […]

Effective Use and Tax Planning of Your Professional Corporation – Video

Effective Use and Tax Planning of Your Professional Corporation – Video

In this webinar recording, the head of GGFL’s Health Professional Practice, Donna Ho-Faloon, discusses how medical and dental professionals can most effectively make use of their professional corporation. In the video, Donna discusses: – Savings and tax deferral – Tax efficient financing for the purchase of a practice or staring a practice – Income splitting […]

Webinar: A Practical Overview and Example of Qualifying for Government COVID-19 Funding

Webinar: A Practical Overview and Example of Qualifying for Government COVID-19 Funding

As the economic fallout continues from the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations across the country are facing financial challenges and asking about government support. This webinar was co-hosted by GGFL’s Natalie Evans and Chad Saikaley and lawyers Roberto Aburto and Colin Green from Gowling WLG. Our panel provide a practical overview of the legal, accounting and payroll […]

Signing Your Tax Return Electronically

Signing Your Tax Return Electronically

GGFL Service Changes Secure Document Drop-Off COVID-19, Taxes and Office Operations Our team has been busy working to adjust our processes to manage your tax filing this year. This includes setting up a new way for you to sign and return your tax return from the comfort of your home. Watch our video, or read […]

Passing the torch: The complexities of succession planning

Passing the torch: The complexities of succession planning

It is a common scenario. An entrepreneur has put their heart and soul into developing a successful business and now has some crucial decisions to make about who will run the business and how the accumulated wealth will be shared after he or she retires or dies. Succession planning is a detailed, often emotional and […]

The Management Buyout: The Paradigm shift

The Management Buyout: The Paradigm shift

It was summer 2016 when Louise Radmore, president of Ottawa commercial property management company Paradigm Properties, decided to retire and begin winding down the company she established 20 years earlier. After notifying the staff and starting to notify clients, she began her path to retirement. In only a few days, she realized that perhaps it […]

Client Portal Training Videos

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In the videos below, we answer some of the most common questions about GGFL’s Sharefile client portal. To access the portal, please click here. A step-by-step guide to creating your Sharefile account on GGFL’s client portal. How to download files from your Sharefile account. How to upload files to your Sharefile account.

Consider compliance and tax implications on U.S. residences

Consider compliance and tax implications on U.S. residences

Although Snowbirds who own property in the United States might find relief from winter, it can produce unexpected financial and compliance headaches for those who don’t take the time to figure out the tax implications if they decide to sell or rent.

Monica Martinez, GGFL’s U.S. and cross-border tax principal, knows that it’s complicated and involves dealing with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Her best advice: “Come and see us at GGFL. It is well worth it for the peace of mind.”