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A sign that says taxes on a pile of US money representing the tax benefits of renouncing citizenship

Cross-Border Tax Issues

The Tax Implications of Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

As lawyers who work with clients on both sides of the Canadian/U.S. border, we can’t help but notice a particular trend that arises after each U.S. election, no matter the result. People threatening to leave the United States and move to Canada, perhaps even renouncing their American citizenship. For those lucky enough to hold dual citizenship, making such a move is easy. For Americans without Canadian citizenship, it can be a little more challenging. Regardless… Read More

Clemson Tigers football stadium

Sports & Entertainment

College Sports Continue to Struggle in Light of COVID-19

We wrote a blog a few weeks ago about the state of professional sports in North America, With the NFL now the only active major professional league still playing, many sports fans are turning to US college sports for entertainment, but COVID-19 has continued to hamper these teams as well. We wanted to take a moment to check in on the problems being faced by this important feeder system to the professional leagues. Read More

A Florida beach representing Canadian snowbirds heading south for the winter

Cross-Border Tax Issues

Travel Opportunities for Canadians Looking to Escape Cold Winter Weather

Every year, thousands of Canadians head south to the United States for the winter. For some, it’s a way of enjoying their retirement and avoiding harsh Canadian winters by soaking up the sun in southern states such as Florida or Arizona. Even for those not yet ready for retirement, but who are able to work remotely, working out of a southern destination can be an appealing idea. Of course, COVID-19 has put a wrench in… Read More

The NFL logo against a backdrop of footballs representing NFL fallout from COVID-19

Sports & Entertainment

Professional Sports Seasons Remain Undetermined

It has been a few weeks since we visited the world of professional sports and how they are operating through the COVID-19 pandemic. With the NHL and NBA playoffs over, discussions have begun as to when and how play will resume for their upcoming seasons. Meanwhile, Major League Baseball is concluding their playoffs and the NFL appears to be struggling to keep their season afloat. NFL Play is off to a Rocky Start Unlike… Read More

An arena where an esports competition is taking place

Sports & Entertainment

IBM Enters the E-sports Arena

While video games have always been popular amongst younger generations, it’s also become big business. Prior to COVID-19, it was not uncommon for arenas around the world to be packed with people watching professional gamers battle for supremacy on the game of their choice. The best players in the world are able to make a fantastic living as gamers, and where there’s money to be made you can be sure there are large corporations looking… Read More