- You should opt for a sole proprietorship versus a partnership or corporate ownership strategy.
- There are things you can do to manage the way HST impacts your real estate investment business.
- You need information about the tax implications of a real estate disposition.
- You can change your bookkeeping system to better meet your needs and those of your accountant.
Who Are We?
This book was written by two individuals whose collective experience in helping Canadians make wise property investment decisions spans several decades. Steve Cohen is a securities lawyer with a great deal of experience in the real estate sector. George Dube is a chartered accountant whose knowledge is based on many years of helping clients with their property buying needs. Both Steve and George are real estate investors themselves. Working from this foundation, we have put together the definitive guide on how to build a successful real estate portfolio in Canada from a legal, tax and accounting perspective.
Chapter 1: Eyes Wide Open.
Chapter 2: Building a Successful Team.
Chapter 3: Mastering the Basics.
Chapter 4: Structuring Your Acquisitions.
Chapter 5: Structuring Your Acquisitions with a Large–Scale Joint Venture.
Chapter 6: Structuring Your Real Estate Business.
Chapter 7: Owning Your Properties.
Chapter 8: More Tax Strategies for Property Ownership.
Chapter 9: Structuring Dispositions.
Chapter 10: Tax Considerations on Dispositions.
Chapter 11: Estate–Planning Considerations.
Chapter 12: Keeping the Books.
Appendix 1: Joint Venture Agreement Checklist.
Appendix 2: Legal Considerations Relating to Syndicate Offerings Investor Checklist.
Appendix 3: Legal Considerations Relating to Syndicate Offerings Promoter Checklist.
About the Authors.