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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.

Representative Matters

Representative Matters Apr 01, 2019 Veridian Corporation and Whitby Hydro Complete Merger
Representative Matters Jan 01, 2019 Guelph Hydro and Alectra Complete Amalgamation
Representative Matters Jul 09, 2018 Spark Power Corp. Completes Acquisition of Bullfrog Power
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Recent Developments

Publications Article Apr 17, 2019 Doing Business in Canada - Spring 2019
Publications Article Mar 19, 2019 Highlights of the 2019 Federal Budget
Events Nov 20, 2018 Tax Law Essentials for Private, Owner-Managed and Family Businesses Archive Now Available!
Publications Article Feb 27, 2018 Highlights of the 2018 Federal Budget
Events Feb 07, 2018 Income Splitting: How Will the Amendments Affect You? Archive Now Available!
Events Jan 24, 2018 End of Life Decision Making Archive Now Available!
Publications Article Nov 17, 2017 Cannabis Excise Duties
Publications Article Sep 28, 2017 Proposed Tax Changes: Act Now
Events Sep 13, 2017 Planning Tips for Canadian Snowbirds: Prep Before You Pack Archive Now Available!
Publications Article Sep 12, 2017 General Partner Distributions: Subject to GST/HST?

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