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Daniel Sumner

Director and Senior Investment Counsellor

Tel: 306-934-5610
Fax: 306-934-5699

Daniel Sumner
Dean Ziegler

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101 2nd Ave N
Saskatoon, SK
S7K 2A9
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Tax Planning Strategies
Canadian Snowbirds and U.S. Income Tax
Although Canadian snowbirds reside in the U.S. for only a part of the year, there is the potential of being considered a U.S. resident and, in turn, having to pay U.S. income tax on the same basis as a permanent U.S. resident. This article outlines how the U.S. government determines whether you are a resident for income tax purposes; namely, it covers the criteria for meeting the Substantial Presence Test, Closer Connection Exception and the Canada U.S. Income Tax Treaty Tie-Breaker Rules.
Tax Planning for the Family Farm
This article details two tax planning strategies available when transferring a Canadian farm property to the next generation of family farmers.
Estate & Succession Planning
Preparing Your Last Will and Testament
The attached article – Preparing Your Last Will and Testament – explains various aspects of Will preparation including, the importance of appointing an appropriate executor, life events that warrant a Will review and the use of testamentary trusts.
Estate Planning for Unique Assets
This article provides estate planning considerations for unique and unusual assets, to assist an executor in the administration and transfer of these assets.
Economic and Market Updates
Investment Strategy: 2021 Market Outlook
BMO’s outlook on the equity markets featuring Brian Belski, Chief Investment Strategist, to help you prepare for the coming year.
Talking Points
Talking Points is a weekly market commentary written by Douglas Porter, Chief Economist and Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets.
Education and Knowledge
Registered Retirement Income Funds
A RRIF is very much like an RRSP in reverse. An RRSP is an account designed to help you save for retirement – a RRIF is an account designed to provide annual income in the form of withdrawals from a registered plan during your retirement. Click to read on about how you can benefit from an RRIF.
Registered Retirement Savings Plans
Investing in a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (“RRSP”) is one of the soundest ways to ensure you enjoy a financially secure retirement. In order to maximize the benefits of an RRSP, it’s important to have a basic understanding of the rules that govern them.