More in ‘Tax Issues

Why your relationship status is important to the Canadian Revenue Agency

Your relationship status can affect your eligibility for tax benefits and credits. Collaborative family law lawyer and mediator, Karen Redmond covers the topic in her guest post  “Why CRA needs to know your ‘relationship status’,” recently published on JP Boyd BC Family Law Resource blog. If you are dealing with a recent separation or divorce, […]

Posted on February 14, 2017

Tax Rules for Child Support and Spousal Support Payments

Tax season is once again upon us. If you have made or received child or spousal support payments under a court order or written agreement, there are certain tax rules to be aware of when preparing your income tax return. Many family law litigants are aware that spousal support must be claimed as taxable income […]

Posted on March 16, 2015

Tax Toolkit for Separation and Divorce

The CBA had recently distributed a new publication to help people deal with Canada Revenue Agency and the tax issues that arise upon separation and divorce. Click the thumbnail above to download a PDF copy of the Toolkit. If you have any questions about your tax situation on separation or divorce please don’t hesitate to […]

Posted on March 28, 2014