Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Use tax-loss selling to offset your taxable capital gains in Canada.
Tax-loss selling (or tax-loss harvesting) occurs when you deliberately sell a security at a loss in order to offset capital gains in Canada.  You can then use these losses to offset your taxable capital gains.

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You should opt for IGM over Great-West

Interest rate cuts in Canada and the U.S., along with coronavirus fears, will continue to hurt the performance of Great-West’s investment portfolio. The insurer relies on strong returns on those investments to help pay future claims. On the other hand, low rates should increase demand… Read More

Enjoy a 4.5% yield from Canadian Utilities Ltd.

Enjoy a 4.5% yield from Canadian Utilities Ltd.

Earnings have fallen 19.7% in the most recent quarter, but this drop is primarily due to an asset sale and plant conversion fee from a year earlier.

The stock trades at 18.5 times the company’s 2020 earnings forecast.


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ATCO Ltd. builds shareholder value with a new strategic plan

ATCO Ltd. builds shareholder value with a new strategic plan

Recent asset sales led to a 10.6% revenue drop for this company during the most-recent quarter.

The company is now emphasizing growth through contract wins in its Structures business while its stock trades at 16.6 times the company’s 2020 earnings forecast.


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Both aim to build on your 20%-plus gain

Canadian Utilities and its parent ATCO rewarded investors with gains well over 20% this past year. That’s partly because low interest rates continue to spur demand for high-yield dividend payers. As well, Canadian Utilities’ recent asset sales improve the outlook for both firms. Income seekers… Read More