Q: Pat, I may want to invest 10% to 15% of my portfolio into flow-through shares. It looks like a great way to buy junior resources companies at a discount. Please tell me specifically about CMP’s 2018 Flow-Through Resource Limited Partnership. Thanks.

A: Flow-through limited partnerships developed out of a Canadian government plan to encourage the exploration and development of the country’s natural resources. Under the plan, companies involved in oil and gas, mining and base metals and other natural resource industries are permitted to fully deduct… Read More

Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada that can help you save money when you use them correctly
Tax shelters in Canada aim to reduce or eliminate your tax liability.

Tax shelters are legal investment vehicles that let investors pay less tax. Some are risky and should be avoided, like… Read More

Pros and cons of flow-through entity funds

Pros and cons of flow-through entity funds

Most of the mining and energy stocks held in a flow through entity are highly speculative.

Flow-through entity funds are tax shelters that mainly invest in the flow-through entity shares issued by junior mining and oil companies. These companies spend the proceeds from the… Read More

Paying Canadian capital gains tax can save you money

Sometimes it’s better to just pay the Canadian capital gains tax, which can actually save you money and make your investments more profitable.
Investors are always concerned with minimizing their tax liabilities. But sometimes you are better off simply paying your… Read More

What are flow-through limited partnerships?

Flow-through limited partnerships offer big tax breaks but may not be the best things for your portfolio

Flow-through limited partnerships developed out of a Canadian government plan to encourage the exploration and development of Canada’s natural resources. Under the plan, companies involved… Read More