Published: March 12, 2020
Last Updated: April 17, 2020
There are no estate or gift taxes in Canada, so gifts may be given with no tax implications. The attribution rules may, however, apply in certain circumstances to cause the income to be taxed in the hands of the gift giver. A taxable capital gain can also arise on a gift.
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