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Kim addresses some of the most pressing issues related to tax and finance and offers his professional and personal insights into what matters most for Canadians.

IN THE MOOD WITH KIM G C MOODY

ABOUT THE SHOW

Welcome to my podcast. I’m a Canadian tax expert who has 30 years of experience at a specialist level dealing with Canada - US tax matters for the private client. I love the study of leadership. I’m passionate about entrepreneurship and how tax and economic policy impacts Canadian entrepreneurs and executives. This podcast will discuss topics relating to taxation, taxation policy, leadership, economics and the odd political comment as it relates to the previous topics.

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LATEST EPISODE

Episode #17 - July 19, 2024

Will Canada Introduce New Taxes Like a Home Equity Tax?

In this episode of In the Mood With Kim G C Moody, Kim explores the reasons why there has been a large increase in the numbers of successful CDNs leaving Canada for greener pastures. Yes, poor tax and economic policies contribute to such reasons but ultimately other reasons have more impact. Kim explores the recent history and, in particular, the messaging surrounding the attacks on successful Canadians that has contributed to the departures and offers a simple solution to stem the tide.

Happy listening!

RECENT EPISODES

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EPISODE #17 - JULY 19, 2024

Why Are Successful Canadians Leaving Canada?

Kim explores the reasons why there has been a large increase in the numbers of successful CDNs leaving Canada for greener pastures. Yes, poor tax and economic policies contribute to such reasons but ultimately other reasons have more impact. Kim explores the recent history and, in particular, the messaging surrounding the attacks on...

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EPISODE #16 - JULY 04, 2024

Will Canada Introduce New Taxes Like a Home Equity Tax?

Let's discuss whether or not Canada will introduce new forms of taxation like a wealth tax and / or a home equity tax. In light of the capital gains inclusion rate increase that came out of the 2024 CDN federal budget, it is obvious that the CDN government is in search of new taxation revenues to fund its reckless spending...

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EPISODE #15 - JUNE 04, 2024

Where Are We at With the Capital Gains Inclusion Rate Increase Proposal?

We are exactly 3 weeks away from the proposed implementation of the Canadian capital gains inclusion rate increase. What are the lessons learned so far? What should affected Canadians do or are we still “planning in the dark” without draft legislation being released to provide necessary details for the proposals?...

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EPISODE #14 - MAY 06, 2024

Tax the Rich? Do Successful Canadians Already Pay Their ”Fair Share” ?

Kim G C Moody discusses the rhetoric of “tax the rich” and having them “pay their fair share”. This old and tired line was resurrected recently in the 2024 Canadian federal budget with the proposal to increase the capital gains inclusion rate. Do successful Canadians already pay their “fair share” of tax?...

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EPISODE #13 - APRIL 22, 2024

2024 CDN Federal Budget Review Including Capital Gains Inclusion Rate Increases

We discuss the tax and economic highlights of the April 16, 2024 Canadian Federal Budget. The short story is it’s ugly… both on the economic side and tax policy measures. Kim’s taxation comments focus on the new capital gains inclusion rate increases and why the messaging & politics surrounding the...

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EPISODE #12 - APRIL 08, 2024

2024 CDN Federal Budget Tax Predictions

The 2024 CDN Federal Budget is about a week away. In this short podcast, Kim G C Moody makes his predictions about what tax measures might show up in the Budget. Will we see personal tax rates or Capital gains inclusion rate increase? Alternative minimum tax amendments? New personal tax credits? Tune in to see what Kim predicts...

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EPISODE #11 - MARCH 30, 2024

The Canadian Trust Reporting Tax Debacle

Let's discuss the “new” Canadian trust reporting rules that have turned into a debacle given the requirement to report “bare trusts” (which are normally ignored for all purposes of the Income Tax Act) that were required to report until a last minute announcement on March 28, 2024 by the CRA that bare trusts no longer needed to file...

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EPISODE #10 - MARCH 05, 2024

Artificial Intelligence and Taxation

Kim G C Moody discusses how artificial intelligence will disrupt and change the practice of taxation. He admits that he is no expert in AI, but is a curious student and is eagerly trying to keep up with the exhilarating pace of change. He answers the obvious and often asked question of whether or not AI will put tax (and other) professionals out of work...

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EPISODE #9 - FEBRUARY 27, 2024

Canada's Residential Property "Flipping Tax"

Kim G C Moody discusses the silly Canadian “flipping tax” that was introduced into Canada’s Income Tax Act effective 2023 forward. Kim explains the history of capital gains taxation, the principal residence exemption and the basics of why this new rule is completely unnecessary and duplicative...

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EPISODE #8 - FEBRUARY 16, 2024

VW and Stellantis Subsidy Grants - Tax Free?

Kim G C Moody discusses the massive C$30 billion subsidies granted to Volkswagen and Stellantis by the Canadian government (that were announced in 2023) and the tax issues surrounding it...

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EPISODE #7 - FEBRUARY 10, 2024

The Taxation of NPOs - Time For a Review

Kim discusses the broad tax exemption that is available for non-profit organizations (“NPOs”) in Canada and whether or not such broad based exemption should be better targeted and whether NPOs activities should be more transparent...

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EPISODE #6 - JANUARY 30, 2024

The Canadian Journalism Tax Credits

Tune into this episode as Kim Moody discusses the CDN government supports provided to media.  Kim educates listeners on the types of supports provided and the reason why these supports should be abandoned / repealed...

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EPISODE #5 - JANUARY 23, 2024

Becoming a Non-Resident of Canada

Join us for today's episode where Kim G C Moody will be discussing recent Canadian history and tax events that have caused a significant spike in the interest in successful Canadians leaving Canada to go elsewhere.  We also discuss the basic tax implications of becoming a non-resident of Canada for tax purposes...

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EPISODE #4 - JANUARY 14, 2024

Short Term Rental CDN Tax Proposal

The silly Canadian taxation proposal will prohibit expense deductions against the short-term rental income for owner / operators of such properties that are operated in an area that prohibits such rentals. He compares this proposal with a tax compliant drug dealer who will be better off than the “evil” short-term rental owner...

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EPISODE #3 - JANUARY 3, 2024

Canada’s High Personal Tax Rates

Canada’s high personal tax rates and the impacts to Canada’s ability to compete for capital and talent. Kim Moody argues that, despite Canada’s comparatively small size, Canada needs to compete with its neighbour to the south, the United States. He also discusses some other implications of high personal tax rates such as...

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EPISODE #2 - JULY 26, 2023

The 6th Anniversary of the Revamped TOSI Rules. Have They Been Effective?

Kim reminisces on the 6th anniversary of the July 18, 2017 private corporation tax proposals. Specifically, he discusses: a short review of the tax proposals and the fury that resulted after that time, whether or not the amendments to the tax on split income rules (“TOSI”) to curb income splitting amongst family members were necessary,...

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EPISODE #1 - JUNE 23, 2023

The Need For Tax Reform in Canada

In this week's episode, Kim G C Moody discusses how Canada is long overdue to engage in comprehensive tax reform and review. Our country needs fresh eyes on how we tax, what we should tax, and how we improve our tax system for all Canadians. Tune into this week's podcast as Kim explores and educates listeners on this crucial Canadian topic...

EPISODE #3 - JANUARY 3, 2024

Canada’s High Personal Tax Rates

Let's discuss Canada’s high personal tax rates and the impacts to Canada’s ability to compete for capital and talent. Kim Moody argues that, despite Canada’s comparatively small size, Canada needs to compete with its neighbour to the south, the United States. He also discusses some other implications of high personal tax rates such as successful people leaving Canada...

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