M.Bains Legal

Mandip Bains is a qualified lawyer in Ontario and the United Kingdom. She has over 11 years of progressive legal experience.

Mandip Bains is a qualified lawyer in Ontario and the United Kingdom.  She has over 11 years of progressive legal experience.  In London, England she worked in a private practice environment dealing with Insurance Litigation and Real Estate matters.  Upon being called to the Bar in Ontario, Mandip worked as an associate with general practice firms dealing with corporate commercial real estate, litigation matters and personal injury.  She brings with her a wealth of experience in dealing with various agencies, financial advisors and lenders.   She has conducted hearings on behalf of clients in federal and provincial courts in both Ontario and United Kingdom.
Mandip strategically, systematically and analytically conducts her practice and negotiates matters in the most cost effective and timely manner, while maintaining the client’s objectives at all times.
Mandip can be reached at 289-681-0944 or by email at mandip@bainslegal.ca

Maximum Land Transfer Tax Refund for First-Time Home Buyers

Effective January 1, 2017, the maximum amount of Land Transfer Tax (LTT) refund for first-time homebuyers will double from the previous maximum $2,000 to $4,000.  This increased limit will apply to conveyances that occur on or after January 1, 2017, regardless of the date of the agreement of purchase and sale. Effective January 1, 2017, […]

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New CRA Reporting Requirements

RELATING TO THE PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE EXEMPTION! On October 3, 2016 the Government announced a change to the Canada Revenue Agency’s (the “CRA”) reporting requirement for the sale of a principal residence. In Section 40(2)(b) of the Income Tax Act of Canada (the “ITA”) there is a “principle residence exemption.  This means that Canadians can dispose […]

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