Category: Tax Issues

Shared Parenting and the Canadian Child Tax Benefit

Who gets the Child Tax Benefit when parents separate but equally share parenting?

It used to be the case that when parents separated the parent with whom the children lived most of the time received the Child Tax Benefit (often …

Deducting Legal Costs for Income Tax Purposes

It’s tax time again!  I often receive calls about whether legal costs are deductible from income for tax purposes at this time of year. The answer is – it depends.

If you started a court proceeding to obtain child support …