Volume 59 – #05

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Volume 59#05

June 8 – June 21, 2021

Toronto collector and lawyer Ian Speers advises collectors to properly plan for the future by maintaining an organized collection, drafting a will or estate plan with a lawyer or specialist, choosing an appropriate executor and communicating your plans with all involved parties.

Common tax, financial issues encountered in estate planning

Collectors can encounter several common tax and financial issues, particularly with so-called “capital gains,” when drafting a will or planning an estate. While people can use certain methods to minimize some taxes, capital gains is typically the “biggest tax issue” for collectors, according to long-time Toronto collector and lawyer Ian Speers. Canada’s federally mandated tax laws require 50 per cent of a capital gain’s income to be taxed, but the rates at which gains are taxed varies by province. Continue reading →

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CCN Trends
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CCN Marketplace
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Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
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Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
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Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
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John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Readers respond to past columns on waffled coins, erroneou
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