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The Aird & Berlis Tax Group is highly regarded on a national and international basis for domestic and international tax planning, structuring of business transactions and resolving tax disputes. Our lawyers are recognized for innovative domestic and international tax planning and for the development of creative structures. Other law firms and accounting firms regularly seek the expertise of our Tax Group to serve their clients more effectively.

We provide advice on the structuring of all types of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, plans of arrangement, financings and sale transactions. We also assist the owners of private corporations in doing succession planning. Lawyers from our Tax Group work closely with our Capital Markets Group and Corporate/Commercial Group to ensure that business transactions, arrangements and strategies produce the most favourable tax consequences possible.

As a result of our strong technical expertise and superior negotiating skills, we are able to successfully represent clients seeking advance tax rulings, handling audits, disputing and negotiating the settlement of tax reassessments and, if necessary, appearing on their behalf in the Tax Court and appellate courts of Canada.

Recent Developments

Publications Article Jul 18, 2017 Tax News Flash - Changes to the Income Tax Act
Publications Newsletter Mar 22, 2017 Tax News Flash - Canadian Federal Budget 2017
Publications Newsletter Mar 10, 2017 Doing Business in Canada - March 2017
Publications Article Dec 30, 2016 Using Foreign Holding Companies in Canada
Publications Newsletter Mar 22, 2016 Tax News Flash - Canadian Federal Budget 2016
Publications Newsletter Apr 21, 2015 Tax News Flash - Federal Budget 2015
Publications Newsletter Mar 19, 2014 Financial Services Flash - March 19, 2014
Publications Newsletter Feb 11, 2014 Tax News Flash - Federal Budget 2014

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