WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN USING POA FOR THE PROPERTY TRANSACTION

Power of Attorney to be used for the real estate transaction is usually limited to the subject transaction purpose only. We encourage our client(s) to confirm with their mortgagee/the bank first, if they have to use such POA for borrowing money purpose. We don’t encourage client( ...

Author: Janice Zhang , May 18, 2020

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Ontario Purchaser’s Tax Duty When Purchase the Property

Land Transfer Tax- LTT – based on purchase price: First $55,000 x 0.5% $55,000.01~$250,000 x 1% $250,000.01~$400,000 x1.5% $400,000.01~$2M x 2% Over $2M~ x2.5% Rebate for Land Transfer Tax – 1st time Buyer Only applicable to Canadian resident from January 1, 2017. Maximum rebate: ...

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LAWYER’S DUTY OF YOUR REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION

In Ontario, only lawyers are allowed to register the rights to the title of property. That’s why you must find a good lawyer to help if you have any issues and close your deal smoothly. Main tasks of the lawyer: After you retain the lawyer, your lawyer would review your Purchase ...

Author: JZW Law , April 8, 2020

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TO RE-MARRY IN ONTARIO AFTER A PRIOR FOREIGN DIVORCE

If you want to re-marry in Ontario, while you have obtained a foreign divorce order/certificate (outside Canada) before, you would need a lawyer to review your documents and issue an independent legal advice to government before they can accept your marriage application. Please contact our office for details.

Author: JZW Law , May 21, 2020

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HOW TO GET DIVORCE IN ONTARIO?

Only ground for divorce – breakdown of marriage, to be established by on one of reasons: Separation at least one (1) year before the proceeding is determined, separation agreement duly signed. Adultery; or physical or mental cruelty. Lawyer’s Duty: Discuss possibility of reconciliationbefore application or when separation agreement is signed; Promote negotiated settlement of all …

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PURCHASE AND SALE OF YOUR BUSINESS

How to sell your business? By share purchase & sale By asset purchase & sale What is sale of assets? An asset sale requires transfer of right and liabilities to your assets. Examples of assets: real properties, permits and license, personal properties like equipment and vehicles, inventory, accounts receivable, contract obligations, goodwill, intellectual property rights, etc. …

Author: Janice Zhang , June 23, 2020

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Suggest practices for managing employees returning work and slowly reopen your business during the COVID-19 outbreak: Social distancing in the office: suggest staff communication by phone or zoom meeting, limited in-person meeting; Appoint a leader to track the latest situations of COVID-19: to keep the staff informed, make suggestion/decision regarding the office operation, business travel …

Author: JZW Law , May 21, 2020

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TYPES OF DISTRIBUTIONS FOR YOUR ESTATE

Immediate Distribution Upon the probation is approved by the court, your estate trustee will start to distribute the estate under the instruction of your will. Staged Distribution If you have concern about the ability of property management of your minor or adult children or beneficiaries, you may effectively deal with those concerns by setting up …

Author: JZW Law , February 14, 2020

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THE PURPOSE OF YOUR WILL& PROBATION FEES

The purpose of a will is to direct the distribution and management of your estateupon your death but “as you wish”. A well-draft will may result in reasonable deduction of probate fee*, both at the time of your death and following your death, which would not be available without a will. Calculation of Probation Fees …

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WHY YOU NEED A WILL?

The answer to this question may be summarized as follows (only for your reference purpose): If you do not have a will, you cannot appoint the executor who will administer your estate upon your death, and the person to fill this role will be appointed by the court. If you do not have a will, …

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Special Notary Instructions for Canadian Citizens

2018年8月1日起, 所有非中国籍申请人的领事认证申请,均需通过中国签证申请服务中心代为递送,所以你要去签证中心办理认证,因为你是外籍华人。 第一步: 外国公民(包括外籍华人)拟送往中国使用的文书,驻多伦多总领馆不予直接公证,有关文书应先送交当地公证员(Notary Public)、律师或监誓员(Commissioner of Oaths)办理公证, 部分加拿大联邦或地方政府出具的文书原件(如结婚证明、出生证明、死亡证明、无犯罪记录证明等)以及高校的毕业证书原件,无需办理公证(详情请自行咨询加拿大外交部文书认证处)。 &n ...

Author: JZW Law , April 7, 2020

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Special Notary Instructions for Chinese Citizens and Permeant Residents Present in Canada

第一步: 外国公民(包括外籍华人)拟送往中国使用的文书,驻多伦多总领馆不予直接公证,有关文书应先送交当地公证员(Notary Public)、律师或监誓员(Commissioner of Oaths)办理公证, 部分加拿大联邦或地方政府出具的文书原件(如结婚证明、出生证明、死亡证明、无犯罪记录证明等)以及高校的毕业证书原件,无需办理公证(详情请自行咨询加拿大外交部文书认证处)。 第二步: 将办妥公证的文书(部分文书无需办妥公证)送交安大略省或曼尼托巴省政府指定部门办理认证(中国驻多伦多总领馆不接受其他省份的认证文件) Ontario Minis ...

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PURCHASE AND SALE OF YOUR BUSINESS

How to sell your business? By share purchase & sale By asset purchase & sale What is sale of assets? An asset sale requires transfer of right and liabilities to your assets. Examples of assets: real properties, permits and license, personal properties like equipment and vehicles, inventory, accounts receivable, contract obligations, goodwill, intellectual property rights, etc. …

Posted by Janice Zhang on June 23, 2020

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Suggest practices for managing employees returning work and slowly reopen your business during the COVID-19 outbreak: Social distancing in the office: suggest staff communication by phone or zoom meeting, limited in-person meeting; Appoint a leader to track the latest situations of COVID-19: to keep the staff informed, make suggestion/decision regarding the office operation, business travel …

Posted by JZW Law on May 21, 2020

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TO RE-MARRY IN ONTARIO AFTER A PRIOR FOREIGN DIVORCE

If you want to re-marry in Ontario, while you have obtained a foreign divorce order/certificate (outside Canada) before, you would need a lawyer to review your documents and issue an independent legal advice to government before they can accept your marriage application. Please contact our office for details.

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HOW TO GET DIVORCE IN ONTARIO?

Only ground for divorce – breakdown of marriage, to be established by on one of reasons: Separation at least one (1) year before the proceeding is determined, separation agreement duly signed. Adultery; or physical or mental cruelty. Lawyer’s Duty: Discuss possibility of reconciliationbefore application or when separation agreement is signed; Promote negotiated settlement of all …

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN USING POA FOR THE PROPERTY TRANSACTION

Power of Attorney to be used for the real estate transaction is usually limited to the subject transaction purpose only. We encourage our client(s) to confirm with their mortgagee/the bank first, if they have to use such POA for borrowing money purpose. We don’t encourage client(s) to use POA unless there would be unexpected or …

Posted by Janice Zhang on May 18, 2020

Read Now

Ontario Purchaser’s Tax Duty When Purchase the Property

Land Transfer Tax- LTT – based on purchase price: First $55,000 x 0.5% $55,000.01~$250,000 x 1% $250,000.01~$400,000 x1.5% $400,000.01~$2M x 2% Over $2M~ x2.5% Rebate for Land Transfer Tax – 1st time Buyer Only applicable to Canadian resident from January 1, 2017. Maximum rebate: $4,000 LTT for Ontario and/or up to $4,475 LTT for City of Toronto, …

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LAWYER’S DUTY OF YOUR REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION

In Ontario, only lawyers are allowed to register the rights to the title of property. That’s why you must find a good lawyer to help if you have any issues and close your deal smoothly. Main tasks of the lawyer: After you retain the lawyer, your lawyer would review your Purchase & Sale Agreement and …

Posted by JZW Law on April 8, 2020

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Special Notary Instructions for Canadian Citizens

2018年8月1日起, 所有非中国籍申请人的领事认证申请,均需通过中国签证申请服务中心代为递送,所以你要去签证中心办理认证,因为你是外籍华人。 第一步: 外国公民(包括外籍华人)拟送往中国使用的文书,驻多伦多总领馆不予直接公证,有关文书应先送交当地公证员(Notary Public)、律师或监誓员(Commissioner of Oaths)办理公证, 部分加拿大联邦或地方政府出具的文书原件(如结婚证明、出生证明、死亡证明、无犯罪记录证明等)以及高校的毕业证书原件,无需办理公证(详情请自行咨询加拿大外交部文书认证处)。   第二步: 将办妥公证的文书(部分文书无需办妥公证)送交安大略省或曼尼托巴省政府指定部门办理认证(中国驻多伦多总领馆不接受其他省份的认证文件) Ontario: Ministry of Government and Consumer Services       222 Jarvis Street, Main Floor, Toronto ON M7A0B6        Tel: (416) 325-8416  Fax: (416)325-8434 Working Hours: 9:00 -17:00 第三步:       最后送我中心代为送交中国驻多伦多总领馆办理领事认证。 签证申请中心提供以下几种服务:    一、普通服务:办理时间一般为四个工作日。    二、加急服务:办理时间一般为三个工作日。 暂无邮寄服务。 费用:https://bio.visaforchina.org/YTO2_ZH/yyxz/283195.shtml 地址: 办公时间和地点 多伦多中国签证申请服务中心办公地点: Suite 1501, 393 University Avenue, Toronto, CANADA M5G 1E6 申请时间——上午9点至下午3点 取证时间——上午9点至下午4点

Posted by JZW Law on April 7, 2020

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Special Notary Instructions for Chinese Citizens and Permeant Residents Present in Canada

第一步: 外国公民(包括外籍华人)拟送往中国使用的文书,驻多伦多总领馆不予直接公证,有关文书应先送交当地公证员(Notary Public)、律师或监誓员(Commissioner of Oaths)办理公证, 部分加拿大联邦或地方政府出具的文书原件(如结婚证明、出生证明、死亡证明、无犯罪记录证明等)以及高校的毕业证书原件,无需办理公证(详情请自行咨询加拿大外交部文书认证处)。 第二步: 将办妥公证的文书(部分文书无需办妥公证)送交安大略省或曼尼托巴省政府指定部门办理认证(中国驻多伦多总领馆不接受其他省份的认证文件) Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services 222 Jarvis Street, Main Floor, Toronto ON M7A0B6 Tel:  (416) 325-8416            Fax: (416) 325-8434 Working Hours:9:00-17:00 第三步: 将办妥公证的文书送交中国驻多伦多总领馆 领馆地址:240 St George St. Toronto ON M5R 2N5 领馆办公时间:9:00-12:00,14:00-17:00  总机:416-964-7260   传真:416-324-6468 证件组对外办公时间(自2017年4月3日起):工作日上午9:00-12:00:受理申请 工作日下午2:00-4:00:交费取件 证件组地址:240 St George st Toronto ON M5R 2N5 证件组电话: 416-929-8008,人工接听时间:工作日上午9:30-12:00 (证件问题咨询) 证件组传真: 416-324-9010   证件组电子邮件:torontovisaoffice@gmail.com

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TYPES OF DISTRIBUTIONS FOR YOUR ESTATE

Immediate Distribution Upon the probation is approved by the court, your estate trustee will start to distribute the estate under the instruction of your will. Staged Distribution If you have concern about the ability of property management of your minor or adult children or beneficiaries, you may effectively deal with those concerns by setting up …

Posted by JZW Law on February 14, 2020

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