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Published: April 10, 2020

Last Updated: April 17, 2020

Multiply the Availability of the Lifetime Capital Gains Tax Exemption

To maximize the $800,000 lifetime Canadian capital gains exemption from Canadian income tax on sale of qualifying small business shares (QSBC) available to every individual, consider having your spouse invest in the corporation to multiply the availability of the capital gains tax exemption.


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