Personal Tax

A strong personal tax strategy involves much more than simply preparing and filing your tax return. High net worth individuals, business owners, corporate directors and executives often face complex tax scenarios. We help you keep up with changes in tax legislation, develop an effective financial plan and protect your personal and family wealth, as well as your estate’s value. We provide advice on a range of personal tax considerations to ensure you’re meeting your tax obligations while minimizing your exposure.

Solutions for Your Success

  • Canadian Personal Tax
    We develop a customized plan tailored to your individual needs to ensure you get the most out of tax-saving opportunities, including: Personal tax planning and advisory services, Owner-manager tax planning and advisory services, Financial and retirement planning and Personal, trust and partnership tax compliance.
  • U.S. Personal Tax
    Whether you are a U.S. citizen or green card holder in Canada, or a Canadian resident, MNP tax advisors bring an in-depth understanding of tax laws on both sides of the border, helping you avoid or minimize double taxation.
  • Trust and Estate Tax
    Reduce the risk of probate fees and other related costs; our estate planning services include: Income tax planning, Will planning, Structuring estate freezes, Use of insurance as a planning and investment tool, Post-mortem planning, Reviewing trusts for income splitting and Charitable gift planning.
  • Succession Planning
    Succession planning is a complex process and should be started sooner rather than later. Your MNP tax advisor can assist you with: Tax planning and advisory services, Business valuation, Retirement planning and Business succession planning.
  • Personal Wealth Planning
    We work with you to optimize your portfolio by delivering a full range of planning strategies, including: Financial planning Asset protection Estate and business succession planning Tax planning for income splitting and intergenerational transfers of wealth 

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      The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) and Lockdown Support programs will remain in effect to June 5, 2021 at the current rates.

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      March 03, 2021

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      February 25, 2021

      2021 Alberta Budget Highlights

      Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews tabled the provincial Government’s 2021 budget on February 25, 2021.  

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    Am Lidder

    Am Lidder CPA, CA

    Senior Vice President, Tax Services

    Amanjit (Am) Lidder, CPA, CA, is the Senior Vice President of Tax Services with MNP. As the leader of MNP’s Tax Group and a member of the firm’s management team, she oversees all facets of the firm’s tax practice, providing management and strategic guidance to tax specialists across Canada. Within her role as the Senior Vice President of Taxation Services Am is the Chair of MNP’s Tax Executive Committee.

    Am has extensive expertise in Canadian taxation, providing a wide range of tax planning and compliance services to mid-market organizations and their shareholders. Working one-on-one with clients, she delivers effective advice and strategies for corporate and personal tax planning, estate and succession planning and corporate reorganizations, as well as merger and acquisition planning. Am strives to fully understand her clients and their businesses, allowing her to tailor solutions to their objectives.

    Am has been involved in and presented at numerous tax conferences hosted by CPA Canada and the Canadian Tax Foundation. She is also active in the tax education community, previously serving on the CPA Canada Education Committee, the Advisory and Planning Committee for CPA Canada’s National Conference on Income Taxes and on the CTF British Columbia Tax Conference Program Committee. Currently Am is an active member of the CPA Canada Tax Advisory Committee.

    Am is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2001. She received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Northern British Columbia in 1998. Am is also the Chair of MNP’s Tax Executive Committee and has served as a Director on MNP’s Board.