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Principal Residence Exemption

Retired couple on beach
Retired couple on beach
Oct 17, 2018
Of the G7 nations, Canada is the only one without an estate tax. But the federal government still has its ways of collecting tax when someone passes. There are ways to minimize the amount of tax payable by an estate. Here are some of the more common strategies.
Family outdoors at vacation home
Family outdoors at vacation home
Apr 18, 2018
As vacation property values climb, so does the potential tax liability. Here are some strategies to help minimize or offset the tax bill.
Retired couple spending time together by the pool at vacation property
Retired couple spending time together by the pool at vacation property
Jan 15, 2018
You may have friends or neighbours who have started renting out all or part of their homes or vacation properties on a short-term rental website and you may be thinking about renting out yours. It is important to consider potential tax and other implications. 
New measures on the principal residence exemption
New measures on the principal residence exemption
Apr 24, 2017
The principal residence exemption provides a way to shield an economic gain arising on the sale of a qualifying residence, such as your home or cottage, from taxation. In October 2016, significant proposals were announced relating to the PRE.