Family Law and the Income Tax Act - filmed in 2017

Course Price: $175.00

Number of PD hours: 3.0

Online - Recorded - Available



This course explores how various sections of the Income Tax Act are engaged upon the breakdown of a marriage or relationship, and often, for a significant period of time afterward. This course will include discussions related to planning the income tax consequences of a separation, both during the separation, and post-divorce. A survey of topics to be covered include:

• Spousal Support
• Child Support
• Common law spouses and same-sex couples
• Legal and accounting costs
• Principal residences
• Tax liabilities
• Tax planning considerations


Andrew Feldstein LL.B

Andrew Feldstein graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1992. Prior to focusing exclusively on Family Law, Andrew’s legal practice covered many different areas, including Corporate Commercial. One of Andrew’s fundamental objectives is to achieve those goals mutually and collaboratively set out by him and his Client.Andrew was recently honoured (2010) with an inaugural appointment to the Dispute Resolution Officer (DRO) Panel for Newmarket. This appointment was made by the Senior Family Justice for Ontario (The Honourable Madam Justice Mary J. Hatton) and the Regional Senior Judge for the Central East Judicial Region of Ontario (The Honourable Mr. Justice Michael Brown). Lawyers appointed to this Panel function to support the family law court process by aiding couples in attempts to resolve their issues before their case proceeds before a Judge. Andrew was selected for this appointment because of his vast experience with and successful ability to resolve complex family law issues using alternatives to the traditional court methods, including the collaborative family law process.

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