Practice

Our team of highly skilled lawyers work together to provide a fully integrated approach to servicing our clients’ needs and solving their problems. By restricting our practice to tax, we are able to provide the level of skill and attention demanded by our clients.

Corporate Tax Advice & Planning

Our Corporate Tax Advice group offers a comprehensive range of tax advisory services for all types of clients, from multinational public corporations to regional entrepreneurial enterprises. We service all sectors of the economy including telecommunications, mining, real estate development and manufacturing…

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Tax Litigation

Our Tax Litigation group has unparalleled experience in Canadian tax matters. We represent clients at every level and in every manner of tax dispute. Our lawyers have appeared in all levels of court, including the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal…

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International Taxation

Thorsteinssons’ tax lawyers are active in providing key strategic tax planning advice to taxpayers for both inbound and outbound foreign direct investment. We have a very diverse client base which includes Canadian and foreign based individuals, companies, partnerships and trusts…

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Taxpayer Representation

Our Taxpayer Representation group has the knowledge and experience to assist our clients in resolving all manner of disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency and provincial tax authorities successfully and efficiently. We work with individuals and businesses to manage the flow of…

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Resource Tax

Canada is known for its abundant natural resources: vast oil & gas reserves, rich mineral deposits (gold, copper, silver, coal, diamonds, potash), and expansive forests. The taxation of these important resources is an area of unique complexity. Corporations engaged in resource extraction…

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Sales Tax, GST and HST

Our Sales Tax group specializes in resolving GST/HST and other Canadian consumption tax issues for clients in Canada and abroad. The federal 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a value added tax that applies to most transactions in Canada. Ontario and…

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Customs & International Trade

Our Customs & International Trade group provides strategic trade and customs advice to a wide variety of national and multinational clients. Our work includes providing pre-importation advice on areas such as valuation, tariff classification, NAFTA, export and import permits and other non-tariff…

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Tax-Exempt Organizations

Our Tax-Exempt Organizations group provides a full range of services to all tax exemption organizations including charitable organizations and foundations, not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and First Nations. Our lawyers are often involved with the initial organization and registration of charitable organizations…

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Investment Funds

Our Investment Fund group provides advice in connection with all matters of Canadian income tax law relevant to investment funds and their managers. We advise on the structuring and other taxation issues arising in connection with a broad range of funds, both…

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Estate Planning

Our Estate Planning group advises high net worth individuals, families, entrepreneurs and executives with all aspects of personal tax planning. Our focus is providing effective tax-strategies for the management and preservation of wealth including trust planning, estate freezes, income splitting techniques, professional…

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