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How to buy Genelux Corporation (GNLX) stock in Canada when it goes public

Here's everything we know so far about the Genelux Corporation IPO.

Genelux Corporation is expected to go public soon. Here's what we know about the IPO — and how to buy Genelux Corporation stock in Canada when it's available.

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What we know about the Genelux Corporation IPO

Genelux Corporation filed a registration form with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to go public on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol GNLX. Not yet an official IPO, this is one of the first steps of taking a private company public.

When is Genelux Corporation stock expected to begin trading? Friday October 14, 2022. Stocks are expected to open at a price of between $6.00 and $7.00. We'll update this page with more information as it becomes available.

Note: all dollar amounts on this page are in US dollars unless otherwise stated.

How to buy Genelux Corporation stock when it starts trading

Once Genelux Corporation goes public, you'll need a brokerage account to invest. Consider opening a brokerage account today so you're ready as soon as the stock hits the market.

  1. Compare stock trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits your needs.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – GNLX – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of stocks with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.

Will I be able to buy Genelux Corporation stock in Canada?

You won't be able to buy Genelux Corporation stocks on a Canadian stock exchange like the TSX. Instead, you need a Canadian broker that provides access to international stock exchanges.

You can access US exchanges like the NYSE and the NASDAQ using Canadian trading platforms like Qtrade, Wealthsimple, Scotia iTRADE and CIBC Investor's Edge.

Interactive Brokers provides access to many stock exchanges outside North America like the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK), Korea Stock Exchange (KSE), National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB) and London Stock Exchange (LSE).

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How do similar companies perform?

It's impossible to predict how any stock will perform — and IPOs can be particularly volatile. Looking at the performance of similar companies can help you decide if now is a good time to buy Genelux Corporation stock.

See how the following stocks are performing, and view details like market capitalization, the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio, price/earnings-to-growth (PEG) ratio and dividend yield.

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Tax implications of buying US stocks in Canada

Canadians who earn dividends from US stock investments must pay the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a 15% withholding tax on their earnings. The rate goes down to 10% for bonds and other interest-yielding US investments.

An exception is made for stock investments held in trusts designed to provide retirement income. This includes RRIFs, LIRAs, LIFs, LRIFs and Prescribed RRIFs. RRSPs that hold US stocks, bonds or ETFs are also exempt from US withholding tax. RESPs, TFSAs and RDSPs are not exempt.

Canadian and international investment income must be declared on your Canadian tax return. Unless your US earnings are exempt from withholding tax, this means you'll be taxed by both the IRS and the CRA. The CRA may allow you to claim foreign tax credits for any taxes you've already paid to the IRS.

Speak with a tax professional to find out what rules and exceptions apply in your circumstances.

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