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 […]
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 […]
By Monica Martinez, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois) There are few tax scenarios more daunting than those facing dual citizens of the United States and Canada – or, for that matter, the United States and anywhere. Let’s start with some basic facts: Anyone born in the US is a citizen of the US, unless their parents […]
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 […]
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 […]
Is Your Business Prepared for a Slowdown? The COVID-19 virus is having a dramatic impact on business owners as they work to ensure the health and safety of client and staff and adapt their business operations. The impact of the virus will be felt for many months and will have a significant impact on financial […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.”