Law Firms Prince George - Our firm has a Tax Law Group consisting of fifty lawyers offering cost-efficient solutions and sound advice about a wide array of tax topics. Amongst the largest Tax Law Groups in the nation, our growing team is entrepreneurial, multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary.
Our lawyers come from various backgrounds, bringing high levels of knowledge, expertise, along with sensitivity to their clients' complex taxation needs. Our Tax Law Group represents clients in key businesses comprising automotive, computer equipment, processing and manufacturing, software, gas and oil, finance and banking, and real estate. We are well positioned in new businesses such as greentech, cleantech, and various burgeoning technological areas.
Our Tax Law Group consists of five primary specialties: Corporate Tax; International Trade, Customs and Commodity Tax; Dispute Resolution and Tax Litigation; Private Client Services; and Not-for-Profit and Charities. We maintain a wide network of global relationships and contacts, which enables us to effectively assist clients whose businesses need global and cross-border transactions. Our presence at significant national and international tax conferences and seminars involves presentations about several tax matters.
When handling Corporate Tax, we offer advice for our client's about tax risks and tax filings. We have skill in the fields of: reorganizations of private and public companies; the implementation and structuring 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 issues, cross-border trade, commodity taxes, trade remedy law (AD/CV), retail sales taxes, and property tax concerns. Our lawyers are skilled at providing suggestion concerning complicated sales tax transactions to assist clients across all industries and client groups. We represent clients in complex dispute resolution issues with the tax departments. We are known for our practical, result-oriented method to advance planning, resolving disputes, assisting in voluntary disclosures, and income tax litigation. Our Group frequently makes representations before trade regulation bodies concerning international trade/import-export problems. Our clientele benefit from our advice about customs compliance issues. These comprise such fields 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 consists of Municipal Assessment and Property Tax lawyers who specialize in the laws about real estate and tax assessment, including development, government relations, municipal law and leasing.
Our Tax Litigation lawyers often act for clients in issues before the Federal Court Appeal and tax Court. All through the tax appeal process we help clients in negotiations with IRS and CRA along with various taxing authorities at the notice of audit and objection phases. We have the goal of resolving disputes early in a cost effective manner.
Private Client Services
We have been able to assist some of the most successful private individuals and family enterprises using our Private Client Services. We are able to help them in their long-term along with day-to-day planning. Our services include succession planning, estate planning, personal tax, estate administration, trust and estate litigation, incapacity and elder law.
Not-For-Profit and Charities
Our Charities and Not-for-Profit Group, we can help the many international and domestic organizations with tax regulatory concerns, that might include cross border financing. Our group maintains government relationships that 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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