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Bare Trust Update – March 28, 2024

March 28, 2024 Category News

The Government of Canada issued a news update on March 28, 2024 stating that “In Recognition that the new requirements for bare trusts have had an unintended impact on Canadians, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will not require bare trusts to file a T3 Income Tax and Information Return (T3 Return), including Schedule 15 (Beneficial […]

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ALERT: Canada’s Underused Housing Tax Penalty Deadline has been extended a second time

November 22, 2023 Category News, Uncategorised

The Canada Revenue Agency has extended the effective deadline again for filing and payment for the 2022 Underused Housing Tax (“UHT”) returns until April 30, 2024. Penalties and interest will be waived as long as the return is filed and payment is made before May 1, 2024. This coincides with the deadline for the 2023 […]

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What is the Underused Housing Tax and does it affect you?

March 15, 2023 Category News, Uncategorised

What is the Underused Housing Tax Act and does it affect you? The Underused Housing Tax Act is new federal legislation which imposes an annual tax on the ownership of applicable residential property and took effect on January 1, 2022. Many Canadians will not need to pay the tax that is imposed by the Act,but […]

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The Best Talent in the World, Case Closed.

August 30, 2022 Category News, Uncategorised

Congratulations to Fiona Hunter for being recognized in the 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for her high caliber work in Trusts and Estates! For more than 40 years, Best Lawyers has been regaded – by both the profession and the public – as the most credile measure of legal integrity an ddistinction. […]

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2021 Times Colonist -Readers’ Choice Awards

January 5, 2022 Category Community, Uncategorised

Thank you, Victoria! Horne Coupar LLP has been named as a ‘runner up’ in the legal field category. We are grateful to all who voted for us, and thank you for taking the time to recognize our firm!

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Caroline Deane – 2022 Estate Planning Conference

January 5, 2022 Category Community

The legal landscape for estate planners is evolving, and the issues involved in preparing for the future have become more diverse and complex than ever before. As such, it is vital for lawyers in this field to gain a solid understanding of the evolving issues and discuss potential approaches and opportunities to structure and implement […]

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BC Government Extends LOTR Filing Deadline

November 2, 2021 Category News, Uncategorised

The BC government has extended the deadline for pre-existing owners to file with the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR), giving reporting bodies with an interest in land more time to file a transparency report. The revised filing deadline of November 30, 2022 responds to concerns from legal professionals in BC that pre-existing owners need more time to […]

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Congratulations to Fiona Hunter – a new publication!

June 24, 2021 Category News, Uncategorised

Congratulations to Partner, Fiona Hunter, on the publication of Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada, 5th Edition, which she co-authored with James Kessler, Q.C. Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada, 5th Edition examines both the general and the technical issues that can arise in this area of the law, and deftly combines advice on […]

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Congratulations Fiona Hunter and Mark Horne, QC!

April 26, 2021 Category News

Congratulations to partners Fiona Hunter and Mark Horne, QC – both named in The 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. This recognition is acknowledgement of excellence by a practitioner’s own peers and colleagues. The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (the Canadian Lexpert Directory), published since 1997, is based on an extensive peer survey process. It includes profiles […]

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Congratulations, Ross!

April 23, 2021 Category News

Please join Horne Coupar LLP in extending our best wishes to Ross Manson, who has officially retired!  Ross has been an esteemed member of the firm since the mid 70’s, when he was first hired by Ian Horne, QC, and began his articles. Ross graduated with Honours from Simon Fraser University in 1970 and followed […]

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