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Before making a major financial decision you
should consult a qualified professional.
You may be wondering if you would be better off to form a corporation
to hold your investments, rather than holding them personally.
Unfortunately, this is not a simple question to answer, because every
person's situation differs, depending upon the amount they have to invest,
and the province in which they live.
for shareholders with a high marginal tax rate, a
portion of tax on dividends from taxable Canadian corporations may be
deferred until dividends are paid by the holding company to the
you may be able to locate the corporation in a province with a lower
corporate tax rate
probably not worthwhile unless investments are
Holding your investments inside a corporation will not
necessarily allow you to write off additional expenses. The only
expenses that are deductible by a corporation are those expenses incurred
in order to produce income.