Law Firms Markham - Our company has a Tax Law Group comprising 50 lawyers offering sound advice and cost-efficient solutions about various tax topics. One of the largest Tax Law Groups within the nation, our growing team is multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial and multi-jurisdictional.
Our lawyers come from various backgrounds, bringing high levels of expertise, knowledge, along with understanding to their clients' complicated taxation requirements. Our Tax Law Group represents clients in key trades consisting of automotive, computer equipment, processing and manufacturing, software, gas and oil, banking and finance, and real estate. We are well positioned in new businesses like for example greentech, cleantech, and various burgeoning technological areas.
Our Tax Law Group consists of five primary specialties: International Trade, Corporate Tax, Commodity and Customs Tax; Dispute Resolution and Tax Litigation; Private Client Services; and Charities and Not-For-Profit. We maintain a wide network of worldwide relationships and contacts, which allows us to effectively assist clients whose companies require cross-border and international transactions. Our presence at significant global and national tax conferences and seminars involves presentations on several tax concerns.
In our Corporate Tax specialty, we offer sound suggestion to clients regarding tax risks and tax filings. We have knowledge in the subsequent fields: reorganizations of private and public companies, the implementation and structuring of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions and financings, real estate investment trusts (REITs), investment funds, income trusts and other entities, international tax, transfer pricing, cross-border taxation, and executive compensation issues.
International Trade, Customs and Commodity Tax
When dealing with International Trade, Customs and Commodity Tax, we could assist on the numerous complex sales tax transactions in fields like import-export problems, cross-border trade, commodity taxes, trade remedy law (AD/CV), retail sales taxes, and property tax concerns across all industries. We represent clients in complex dispute resolution problems with the tax departments. We are known for our results-oriented, practical method to resolving disputes, advance planning, assisting in voluntary disclosures, and income tax litigation. Our Group frequently makes representations before trade regulation bodies about international trade/import-export matters. Our clients benefit from our advice concerning customs compliance matters. These include such areas as calculation of value for duty, preferential access rules of origin and tariff classification. Our lawyers act for clients in customs seizures and AMPs (Administrative Monetary Penalties). The Tax Law Group comprises Property Tax and Municipal Assessment lawyers who specialize in the laws concerning real estate and tax assessment, including leasing, development, government relations, and municipal law.
In tax litigation, our lawyers routinely act for clients in concerns before the Federal Court Appeal and tax Court. All through the process of tax appeal, we help our clients in their negotiations with the CRA or IRS and any other taxing authority at the phases of notice of audit and objection. We have the goal of resolving disputes early in a cost effective method.
Private Client Services
Our Private Client Services specialty helps some of the most successful private individuals and family enterprises in their long-term along with daily planning. Our services encompass succession planning, estate planning, estate administration, personal tax, estate and trust litigation, incapacity and elder law.
Not-For-Profit and Charities
Our Not-for-Profit specialty and Charities involves helping domestic and international organizations with tax regulatory concerns, such as cross border financing. Our tax lawyers maintain government relationships which benefit charities and the not-for-profit sector. We offer expert representation for charities in controversial audits. Our lawyers are called upon to make presentations at major sector and legal conferences, and to author charity tax articles and books.
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