A matrimonial separation has the potential to be among the most financially consequential events in an individual’s life. It is at such times that professionals have the opportunity to add value through much needed advice.
A matrimonial separation has the potential to be among the most financially consequential events in an individual’s life. It is at such times that professionals have the opportunity to add value through much needed advice. While most accountants and financial advisors will not be experts in family law, some background knowledge can be an invaluable tool to identify potential pitfalls and better support their clients’ and other professionals involved.
Join Sharon Numerow of Alberta Divorce Finances Ltd. for a practical high level overview of some special topics that become relevant upon separation as well as the calculation of income for purposes of support. Sharon will also review settlement options and tax issues pertaining to property division, and the unique issues that can arise when divorcing later in life.
More specifically, topics discussed will include the following:
- Divorcing 101: Understanding the Basics
- Why is there so much confusion? The Definition of Separated
- Is Child Support Really Simple?
- Do the Self-Employed really pay child support on Line 150?
- Who can claim the Amount for an Eligible Dependent? And Why Does CRA Make It So Difficult?
- The Tax Return and the Special Issues in Separation and Divorce
- Spousal Support
- Matrimonial Property Division
This webinar will be of most interest to general practitioner accountants and tax accountants in small to medium sized firms, but may also be of interest to family lawyers and other family law professionals, as well as financial planners/advisors.
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This webinar is being presented by Sharon Numerow of Alberta Divorce Finances Ltd.:
Sharon Numerow, CDFA
Sharon Numerow is the Founder of Alberta Divorce Finances and Calgary’s Choice Tax Services. She is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and tax professional who has been educating and empowering men and women going through divorce for over a decade. She specializes in educating clients, lawyers, accountants, and other divorce professionals on the financial and tax implications of the decisions to be made in divorce negotiations. She has also travelled across Canada to train accounting, tax, and financial professionals on behalf of multi-national firm, Wolters Kluwer CCH, on Tax Return Issues in Separation and Divorce. Sharon also owns and operates a personal income tax service preparing over 400 tax returns annually, specializing in tax returns for separating and divorcing clients. Sharon is committed to helping clients clarify their financial future.
Sharon has twice been featured in the Calgary Herald and as a guest on the CORUS Radio network. She has twice spoken for Calgary Family Services “Take Charge of your Divorce” expert panel, twice spoken for the Dept of Justice Mediation group, has presented at the Legal Education Society Mediation course and Family Law Refresher, the Canadian Bar Association, Family Law Section and was recently featured in the National Post, on Global Television and on QR 770 ‘Afternoons with Danielle Smith’.