Matt C. Altro Featured in the Montreal Gazette Monday July 22, 2013



Matt C. Altro is a contributor to Paul Delean’s business column in the Montreal Gazette. Click here to view the article online or scroll down to read Matt’s answer to the second question. Read the rest of this entry »

Matt C. Altro Featured in the Montreal Gazette Tuesday, July 9, 2013



Matt C. Altro is a contributor to Paul Delean’s business column in the Montreal Gazette. Click here to view the article online or scroll down to read Matt’s answer to the first question. Read the rest of this entry »

JCC Montreal – Promies Awards



Partner Shlomi Steve Levy co-chaired the Jewish Chamber of Commerce (JCC) Promies event in June 2013, which honours the success of business professionals and entrepreneurs within Montreal’s Jewish community. The JCC was inaugurated in 1995 and is also a member of the Féderation des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ) and of the Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (RJCCQ)

The event was a great success, where 12 individuals were honoured. Altro Levy LLP was a sponsor of the event, along with other notable sponsors including: Bell, Dean’s Knight Capital Management, RBC, Richter and MNP.

DOMA’s Demise – What it Means for Canadian Residents with US Ties



Last week, the US Supreme Court issued an historic and landmark ruling in the case of US v. Windsor. It has been hailed in the media as the demise of the Defense Of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), and celebrated as an extension of more than 1,000 federal benefits to same-sex couples. Read the rest of this entry »

Branch or Subsidiary: Tax Planning for CDN Companies Expanding Operations to the US



Canadian businesses looking to expand operations into the US have many issues to work through at the planning stage, and one important one is how to structure US operations from a tax perspective. This post discusses some of the considerations to keep in mind when deciding between forming a US subsidiary or operating directly in the US through a branch office. This discussion assumes that the Canadian corporate parent will be conducting active business in the US. Read the rest of this entry »