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April 2020 Archives

Will: Who will handle your affairs if you become incapacitated?

Albertans often shy away from thoughts of their own mortality, but it is never too soon to consider estate planning. As soon as an individual starts earning an income, it is advisable to draft a will. A will is just one aspect of estate planning. 

Real estate: Considerations when selling a business in Alberta

Selling a business in Alberta could be a complicated process with several matters to consider. As with other real estate dealings, the support and guidance of legal counsel can ensure that nothing is left unattended. When a business is closed, tax-related matters to address will include contacting the tax services office to cancel the business number and close the GST/HST account. The payroll account must also be closed if the business had employees.

When is termination for just cause a legal option?

Employers in Alberta have different options available when it comes to terminating employees, none of which are simple. Employment laws protect the rights of employees that include providing notice, paying notice pay, and more. There is also the option of termination without giving the employee any notice, but it requires compliance with certain regulations.


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