Law Firms Waterloo - Our company has a Tax Law Group comprising 50 lawyers offering sound advice and cost-efficient solutions on various tax topics. Among the biggest Tax Law Groups within the nation, our growing team is entrepreneurial, multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary.
To be able to help our client's with their difficult taxation needs, our clients come from varied backgrounds, bringing high levels of expertise and knowledge. Our company of tax lawyers represent many clientele in key industries, consisting of automotive, computer equipment, manufacturing and processing, software, gas and oil, finance and banking, and real estate. We are well positioned in new trades like for example greentech, cleantech, and other growing technological areas.
Our Tax Law Group comprises five primary specialties: International Trade, Corporate Tax, Customs and Commodity Tax; Tax Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Private Client Services; and Not-for-Profit and Charities. We maintain a wide network of international contacts and relationships, which allows us to successfully assist clients whose companies require cross-border and international transactions. Our presence at significant international and national tax conferences and seminars involves presentations about different tax problems.
In our Corporate Tax specialty, we offer sound recommendation to clients about tax filings and tax risks. We have knowledge in the subsequent fields: reorganizations of private and public businesses; the structuring and implementation of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions and financings; real estate investment trusts (REITs); investment funds; income trusts and other entities; 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 knowledgeable at offering suggestion on complex sales tax transactions to help clients across all client groups and industries. We represent clients in complex dispute resolution issues with the tax departments. We are known for our results-oriented, practical method to advance planning, resolving disputes, assisting in voluntary disclosures, and income tax litigation. Our Group often makes representations before trade regulation bodies regarding international trade/import-export matters. Our clientele benefit from our recommendation about customs compliance issues. These consist of such fields as preferential access rules of origin, tariff classification, and the calculation of value for duty. Our lawyers act for clients in customs seizures and AMPs (Administrative Monetary Penalties). The Tax Law Group includes Municipal Assessment and Property Tax lawyers who specialize in the laws relating to tax assessment and real estate, consisting of development, government relations, municipal law and leasing.
Our Tax Litigation lawyers often act for clients in matters before the Tax Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. Through the tax appeal process we assist clients in negotiations with IRS and CRA along with various taxing authorities at the notice of objection and audit stage. We have the goal of resolving disputes early in a cost effective way.
Private Client Services
We have been able to help some of the most successful private family enterprises and individuals utilizing our Private Client Services. We are able to assist them in their long-term in addition to daily planning. Our services include estate planning, succession planning, personal tax, estate administration, estate and trust litigation, incapacity and elder law.
Not-For-Profit and Charities
Our Charities and Not-for-Profit Group, we could assist the various domestic and international organizations with tax regulatory matters, that may include cross border financing. Our group maintains 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 legal and sector conferences, and to author charity tax books and articles.
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