Separation or Divorce is among the most financially challenging events of one’s life and requires a lot of planning, discussions, and careful consideration.
While it’s a stressful situation, you have to carefully consider tax consequences and deeply understand the terms of the separation or divorce.
What’s involved? When one is really separated (highlighting the differences between family law and taxation)? How to better support your client?
Eligible Dependant, CCB, Disability Tax Credit, Capital Gains, Butterfly Transactions, and more topics will be discussed in this course with Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and Certified Tax Practitioner, Sharon Numerow.
Sharon Numerow is a certified tax professional who has been preparing returns and educating her clients for more than 20 years. Sharon and her team prepare over 400 returns annually. Calgary’s Choice Tax Services focuses solely on the preparation of personal income tax returns. Sharon is passionate about maximizing her clients’ tax savings and takes pride in educating her clients. Sharon’s team offers support and guidance to sole proprietors, clients with rental properties, divorcing clients, CRA requests, Notices of Objection, bookkeeping services, GST returns and more. Sharon has twice been featured in the Calgary Herald and in Readers Digest and Money Sense Magazine and as a guest on the CORUS Radio network, ‘More Than Money Radio Show’. She has twice toured Canada with Wolters Kluwer CCH delivering specialized tax seminars to accountants and financial professionals. Sharon has also spoken at the Canadian Bar Association, Calgary Chapter, Family Law Section on ‘Understanding Income Tax – Getting It Right For Divorcing Clients!’ Sharon has also appeared in the Court of Queen’s Bench as an expert on income tax deductions, credits and benefits. Sharon is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ and the founder and owner of Alberta Divorce Finances in Calgary. She is a trained divorce mediator and the proprietor of a personal income tax return preparation business. Sharon has a deep and personal understanding of the financial implications of divorce. Her education, experience and compassion assists clients in understanding all areas of the impending changes that divorce will have on their financial future. Sharon has worked with clients and lawyers for more than 10 years consulting on divorce finances.