Law Firms Abbotsford - Our firm has over fifty lawyers able to offer sound advice and cost-efficient solutions on various tax problems. In our country, we have among the largest Tax Law Groups, and our team is multi-jurisdictional, multidisciplinary, and entrepreneurial.
To be able to assist our client's with their complicated taxation needs, our clients come from diverse backgrounds, bringing high levels of knowledge and expertise. Our company of tax lawyers represent various clientele in key industries, comprising computer equipment, automotive, processing and manufacturing, software, gas and oil, banking and finance, and real estate. We are well positioned in new industries like greentech, cleantech, and other growing technological areas.
Our firm targets the five primary specialties: International Trade, Corporate Tax, Commodity and Customs Tax, Dispute Resolutions and Tax Litigation, Private Client Services, and Not-for-Profit and Charities. We maintain a wide network of global contacts and relationships, which enables us to effectively assist clients whose companies require worldwide and cross-border transactions. Our presence at significant national and global tax seminars and conferences involves presentations on several tax matters.
Within our Corporate Tax specialty, we offer sound advice to clients regarding tax filings and tax risks. We have experience in the subsequent fields: reorganizations of public and private businesses, the structuring and implementation of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) financings and transactions, real estate investment trusts (REITs), investment funds, other entities and income trusts, international tax, transfer pricing, cross-border taxation, and executive compensation issues.
International Trade, Customs and Commodity Tax
Our International Trade, Customs and Commodity Tax specialty deals with import-export problems, cross-border trade, commodity taxes, trade remedy law (AD/CV), retail sales taxes, and property tax issues. Our lawyers are skilled at offering advice on difficult sales tax transactions to help clients across all client groups and industries. We represent clients in complex dispute resolution concerns with the tax departments. We are known for our practical, result-oriented approach to advance planning, resolving disputes, income tax litigation and assisting in voluntary disclosures. Our Group frequently makes representations before trade regulation bodies regarding international trade/import-export concerns. Our clientele benefit from our suggestion about customs compliance matters. These consist of 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, consisting of government relations, municipal law, leasing and development.
In tax litigation, our lawyers usually act for clients in problems before the Tax Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. Throughout the process of tax appeal, we help our clients in their negotiations with the IRS or CRA and whatever other taxing authority at the stages of notice of objection and audit. We have the objective of resolving disputes early in a cost effective method.
Private Client Services
We have been able to assist some of the most successful private individuals and family enterprises utilizing our Private Client Services. We are able to assist them in their long-term in addition to daily planning. Our services include succession planning, estate planning, personal tax, estate administration, estate and trust litigation, elder and incapacity law.
Not-For-Profit and Charities
Our Charities and Not-for-Profit specialty comprises assisting international and domestic organizations with tax regulatory issues, such as cross border financing. Our tax lawyers maintain government relations which benefit charities and the not-for-profit sector. We provide expert representation for charities in contentious audits. Our lawyers are called upon to make presentations at major sector and legal conferences, and to author charity tax books and articles.
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