Tom Boddez
Vancouver Office

Tom Boddez

Tom Boddez is a partner of Thorsteinssons LLP. He has served as the Managing Partner, and also as a Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation.

Tom is a member of the Thorsteinssons tax litigation group and is regularly recognized as one of Canada’s leaders in the field of tax controversies. Tom’s civil litigation practice includes representation of taxpayers in the audit and appeal processes with the Canada Revenue Agency, as well as appeals heard by the Tax Court of Canada, Federal Court, provincial superior courts, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Tom also has extensive experience in the area of tax evasion investigations, trials and appeals. He has successfully negotiated favourable settlements in the majority of cases handled each year.

Tom has lectured on taxation matters for the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, the University of British Columbia, the Law Society Professional Legal Training Course, the Tax Executives Institute, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia, the Asia Pacific Business & Law Institute, the British Columbia Medical Association and at numerous other conferences. He is the author of several articles on various aspects of taxation law.


  • University of Toronto: 1992 LLB/JD
  • University of Alberta: 1989 B.Comm