Our Tax group provides experienced legal counsel to clients on all matters arising from federal, provincial and local taxation laws. Our goal is to ensure that a client’s business and financial affairs are structured in a practical manner to achieve their objectives, while legitimately minimizing their exposure to tax.

Services
  • Advising on tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions
  • Planning, implementing and restructuring tax-effective ownership structures involving corporations, partnerships, trusts and other vehicles
  • Implementing effective international tax planning strategies for Canadians investing abroad and non-residents investing in Canada
  • Advising on tax issues relating to personally held wealth, including estate and trust planning, complex matrimonial property division, employment benefit or termination packages and deferred tax plans (such as RRSPs, RRIFs, RESPs, and RCAs)
  • Guidance to tax-exempt entities, including charities, pension plans and non-profit organizations on matters relating to tax compliance and dealing with Canada Revenue Agency
  • Advising First Nations groups on tax and business structuring
  • Addressing outstanding compliance issues, including by way of voluntary disclosure in appropriate circumstances
  • Representation under tax audit or investigation, and pursuing related Court appeals
Chair
Richard Weiland rweiland@cwilson.com 604 891 7709
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