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Deloitte Tax Law LLP

Comprehensive legal tax services

Overview

Deloitte Tax Law LLP

Deloitte Tax Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Montreal. Our team of tax lawyers has extensive experience in the areas of tax controversy and tax litigation, and in advising  on the legal aspects of all tax issues and transactions. Clients may engage tax lawyers from Deloitte Tax Law LLP in discussions regarding any tax issue with the comfort of knowing that all communications are kept strictly confidential within the law firm under the principles of solicitor-client privilege.

Tax authorities around the world are becoming increasingly adept at identifying tax issues and collecting taxes, and are developing more sophisticated approaches to auditing and assessing taxpayers. The Canada Revenue Agency has become more aggressive in deploying its audit and investigative powers, often directly involving lawyers from the Department of Justice.

The tax lawyers at Deloitte Tax Law LLP provide the full spectrum of tax dispute resolution services. We assist our clients in managing the audit and assessment process, and represent both individual and corporate clients at all levels of court, covering all aspects of Canadian tax law, including domestic and international income tax, GST, HST and provincial sales taxes.

Deloitte Tax Law LLP also provides tax advisory services to domestic and international clients in the areas of income tax and sales tax, including domestic and international transactions and reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations and public and private financing. Deloitte Tax Law LLP also provides tax advisory services related to immigration and emigration, charitable organizations and First Nations.

Deloitte Tax Law LLP is affiliated with Deloitte LLP and our tax lawyers have ready access to its extensive network of leading experts in all areas of tax.

Our team

Deloitte Tax Law LLP is a national law firm that provides tax advisory and litigation services from its offices in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. 

Toronto office

Cliff Rand
Cliff Rand
National Managing Partner
416-775-8830

Dave Muha
Dave Muha
Partner
416-601-5969

Margaret Nixon
Margaret Nixon
Associate
416-874-4144

Christopher Slade
Christopher Slade
Associate
416-643-8338

Mike Collinge
Mike Collinge
Associate
416-775-8645

Montreal Office


Simon Lemieux
Associate
514-393-3537

Vancouver office

Joyce Lee
Joyce Lee
Partner
604-640-3092

Daniel L. Kiselbach
Daniel L. Kiselbach
Partner
604-640-3821

Sara K. McCracken
Sara K. McCracken
Associate
604-640-3157

Itti K.L. Ma
Itti K.L. Ma
Associate
604-640-3269

Ryan Scott Adkin, Tax lawyer, Deloitte Tax Law LLP
Ryan Adkin
Associate
604-640-3218

Calgary office

Curtis R. Stewart
Curtis R. Stewart
Partner
403-267-0503

Dan Misutka, Partner
Dan Misutka
Partner
403-267-1823

Dan Misutka, Partner
Laurie A. Goldbach
Partner
403-503-1488

C Michael Ryer
C. Michael Ryer
Counsel
403-503-1304

Jim G. Smeltzer
James G. Smeltzer
Senior Legal Counsel
403-267-1875

Nandini Somayaji
Nandini Somayaji
Associate
403-267-0666

Our legal services

Our tax litigation and controversy services include advice and representation with respect to the following:

  • Management of large and complex tax audits and dealing with audit queries and formal requirements to provide information and documents.
  • Administrative appeals to tax authorities and litigation before the courts, including:
    • Preparation of Notices of Objection to dispute tax assessments or reassessments.
    • Appeals to the Tax Court of Canada, Federal Court of Appeal, provincial superior courts and the Supreme Court of Canada.
    • Applications for judicial review of administrative decisions or omissions of the tax authorities.
  • Obtaining rectification orders from the provincial superior courts.
  • Making voluntary disclosures to correct non-compliance or other compliance deficiencies.
  • Defending criminal tax prosecutions.
  • Advising on tax risks related to transactions, including risks relating to the General Anti Avoidance Rule (GAAR).

Our tax advisory services include providing tax advice and opinions with respect to the following:

  • Cross-border and multinational transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Corporate reorganizations and restructurings.
  • Taxation of private corporations and their shareholders, including succession planning.
  • Wealth, estate and business planning for high-net-worth individuals.
  • Inbound and outbound investments, including structuring and financing of Canadian and foreign investments and businesses, and interpreting tax treaties.
  • Immigration and emigration tax planning including advice on immigration trusts.
  • Charities and non-profit organizations.
  • Personal taxation, including trusts and estates.
  • Tax planning for First Nations.

Other tax services

Cross-border tax Cross-border tax
Deloitte professionals advise companies on a broad range of inbound and outbound tax issues, including structuring initial overseas investments, and financing international operations.
Global business tax services Global business tax services
Deloitte delivers a comprehensive, practical approach to tax planning that helps multinational businesses meet their worldwide tax and statutory responsibilities.
Global Employer Services Global Employer Services
Deloitte offers well-rounded plans and program development strategies that can help transform global employment programs in a tax- and cost-efficient manner.
Indirect tax Indirect tax
Our professionals help design strategies and structure global transactions to reduce customs duty payments and other international trade costs.
Tax publications Tax publications
Discover our Canadian and Global Tax publications.

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