In the News

At Altro Levy we are experts in our field and are often interviewed on television and the radio or quoted in newspapers, journals and magazines. We also encourage our attorneys to continually improve their knowledge and grow professionally with the publication of articles written on the areas of the law practiced at our firm. Below are references to the various media outlets, which include CTV, The Globe and Mail, The Montreal Gazette, The Vancouver Sun, Les Affaires and more, that have interviewed our team of partners and professionals.

Title: Snowbirds, citoyens américains: sortez la tête du sable
Publication: La Presse
Date: February 19 2014
Title: FATCA squeezes American clients
Publication: Advisor.ca
Date: February 14 2014
Title: How to deal with a cross-border estate
Publication: Advisor’s Edge
Date: February 2014
Title: U.S. clients aren’t in the clear, warns Toronto advisor
Publication: Wealth Professional
Date: February 11 2014
Title: Five things to consider before buying a snowbird property in the U.S.
Publication: The Globe and Mail
Date: January 30 2014
Title: Loonie drives new buying strategies for Florida homes
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: January 29 2014
Title: Watch out! FATCA’s on your doorstep, warns Toronto advisor
Publication: Wealth Professional
Date: January 16 2014
Title: La fiducie, la solution.
Publication: Le Magazine Snowbirds du Québec
Date: December 2013
Title: Borders complicate gifts to heirs
Publication: The Globe and Mail
Date: December 6 2013
Program: CTV News
Date: October 2013
Title: Glory Restored
Publication: The Vancouver Sun
Date: October 2013
Title: Snowbirds Beware
Author: Linda White
Publication: 24 Hours, QMI Agency
Date: October 2013
Program: CHCH Square Off
Date: October 2013
Title: Tax strategy: Inheritance can affect level of social assistance
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: October 2013
Title: Snowbirds: Gare aux griffes du fisc américain
Author: Martin Jolicoeur
Publication: Les Affaires
Date: September 2013
Title: Tax strategy: Liquidating US inheritance can be tricky
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: September 2013
Program: Canal Argent – Parlons d’argent
Date: September 2013
Title: Tax strategy: There’s a bit of wiggle room when owning two homes
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: July 2013
Title: Tax strategy: Transferring US pension to RRSP could trigger a tax hit
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: July 2013
Title: Tax strategy: Clearing up confusion about TFSAs
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: June 2013
Program: TV Cogeco – From Selling to Sold
Date: May 2013
Title: Tax strategy: Donating a painting can pay off
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: May 2013
Program: CTV’s Canada AM
Date: April 2013
Title: Tax strategy: Rental income from US must be reported
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: March 2013
Title: Tax strategy: Transferring U.S. property can be costly
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: January 2013
Title: Pensions will be paid to Canadians living in U.S.
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: January 2013
Title: Tax Strategy: Canadian working abroad must still pay tax here
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: July 2012
Station: CBC Radio Maritimes
Interviewer: Jean Laroche
Date: May 2012
Title: Tax Strategy: Marriage affects tax exemption on principal home
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: February 2012
Title: Frozen Over
Author: David A. Altro and Ben Jeske
Publication: STEP Journal
Date: February 2012
Program: The Lang and O’Leary Exchange
Date: December 2011
Title: Investissements immobiliers aux USA: la bonne méthode, selon un avocat
Author: Agence QMI
Source: Droit-Inc.com
Date: November 2011
Title: U.S. property investment pitfalls easy to overcome
Author: Sharon Singleton, QMI Agency
Publication: Sun Media
Date: November 2011
Title: Tax law extraordinaire, David A. Altro, teaches us how to own US property the Canadian way
Author: BuzzBuzzHome
Publication: BuzzBuzzHome Blog
Date: November 2011
Station: CBC Winnipeg
Interviewer: Larry Updike
Date: November 2011
Station: CKNW AM 960, Vancouver, BC
Interviewer: Sean Leslie
Date: November 2011
Station: CFAX 1070, Victoria, BC
Interviewer: Frank Stanford
Date: November 2011
Station: thecommentary.ca
Interviewer: Joseph Planta
Date: November 2011
Title: Cross-border real estate simplified: Owning U.S. property need not be as complicated as it may seem says author and tax expert
Author: Steve MacNaull
Publication: The Okanagan Saturday
Date: October 2011
Title: U.S. residency could be taxing for Canucks
Author: Allison Lampert
Source: The Montreal Gazette, Real Deal Business Blog
Date: October 2011
Program: Alberta Primetime
Date: September 2011
Program: Shaw TV
Date: September 2011
Title: Arizona bound: Canadians snapping up homes, but they need to be careful
Author: Joel Schlesinger
Publication: Winnipeg Free Press
Date: September 2011
Title: Southern Comfort – David A. Altro considers the advantages and disadvantages for Canadians holding Florida rental properties in a limited liability partnership
Author: David A. Altro
Publication: STEP Journal
Date: September 2011
Title: New U.S. property tax rules hit home
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: August 2011
Title: How to avoid estate-tax issues in U.S.
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: August 2011
Title: I do. But what about my taxes?
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Montreal Gazette
Date: August 2011
Title: Have a U.S. property? The tax man cometh
Author: Brian Burton
Publication: The Calgary Herald
Date: June 2011
Title: RRIF or LRIF: What’s the difference?
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: The Gazette
Date: May 2011
Title: From wills for Florida condos to working up north
Publication: The Gazette
Date: February 2011
Title: Les Canadiens sont les plus importants acheteurs étrangers de propriétés en Floride!
Publication: La Voce
Date: December 2010
Title: Law firms use You Tube to show off services, specialties
Author: Kathyrn Leger
Publication: Monreal Gazette
Date: December 2010
Title: You’re entitled to check that title
Author: Helen Morris
Publication: National Post
Date: December 2010
Title: The Canadian Way: David Altro discusses new tax issues relating to Canadians owning US real estate
Author: David A. Altro
Publication: STEP Journal
Date: April 2010
Title: Several things for non-residents to consider when buying property
Author: Paul Delean (featuring David A. Altro)
Publication: Montreal Gazette
Date: April 5, 2010
Title: Keeping a bargain a bargain
Author: David A. Altro
Publication: CAmagazine
Date: January- February 2010
Title: La détention d’un bien immobilier aux États-Unis : Problèmes et solutions
Author: Shlomi Steve Levy
Publication: La Voix Sépharade
Date: January- February 2010
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Title: Cross Border Trust Means Protection
Author: David A. Altro
Publication: Living and Investing in Florida
Date: Fall 2009
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Title: Buying U.S. Property The Right Way
Author: David A. Altro
Publication: Florida Homes
Date: August 2009
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Title: Cheap Real Estate Comes with Strings
Author: Helen Burnett (featuring David A. Altro)
Publication: Canadian Lawyer Magazine
Date: August 2008
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Title: Research the finer points
Author: Helen Morris (featuring David A. Altro)
Publication: National Post
Date: December 11, 2008
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Title: Avoid gift tax with cross-border trust
Author: Paul Delean
Publication: Montreal Gazette (featuring David A. Altro)
Date: April 21, 2008
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Title: Take the risk out of investing in the U.S.: Consult an expert to avoid paying excess estate taxes
Author: Shelley Sanders Greer (featuring David A. Altro)
Publication: Financial Post
Date: December 14, 2007
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