Financial Emigration

Getting your questions answered

By Vincent Heys 

With the current changes around the world, immigration and your finances would be two major factors that will change.  Deanne, Vincent and Ray discussed the most frequently asked questions that pertain to immigration into Canada.

Various financial programs and systems have been implemented to assist Canadians and Permanent Resident navigate this difficult and ever-changing path. The Federal and Ontario Governments have announced a series of economic measures intended to help stabilize the economy and provide support to individuals and businesses in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. While some of these measures have not yet been enacted into law and may be subject to change, the federal government has provided a general outline of the measures that it intends to implement.

If you are currently in Canada, download this detailed document from R&C Chartered Accountants outlays support and how to go about accessing funding.

Financial questions answered in this webinar:

  • Will the Government’s financial initiatives due to the Coronavirus also assist those on work or study permits? 
  • For South Africans: what is the impact of the new financial emigration guidelines that came out end of Feb 2020?
  • When do I become a tax resident in Canada and can I be a tax resident in two countries?
  • When is the best time to become a non-tax resident in South Africa or alternatively the country I am emigrating from? How does this impact my capital gain in both countries? 
  • What Government initiatives have been introduced to help individual Canadians deal with the financial impact of the Coronavirus? 
  • As a Canadian tax resident, what are my tax filing obligations and deadlines? 
  • What Government initiatives have been introduced to help Canadian business owners deal with the financial impact of the Coronavirus? 

Vincent, a qualified Actuary, started his career in South Africa in 1996. After working in the UK for two years he co-managed one of the first fund of hedge funds in South Africa. During this time, he created and implemented investment strategies for some of South Africa’s largest pension funds. During 2007, Vincent co-founded Seed Investments, a private client wealth management business and in 2013 he co-founded Seed Analytics, a fintech company that provides financial advisors with consolidated client reporting and Business Intelligence. Vincent relocated to Toronto in 2017 and co-founded Kingsmere Financial.

He has as passion to see private clients reaching their financial goals through financial coaching and integrated software solutions. These are some of the elements that make Kingsmere Financial unique. For more information refer to

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