Law Firms Richmond - Our company has a Tax Law Group consisting of fifty lawyers providing sound advice and cost-efficient solutions on a wide array of tax topics. Amongst the largest Tax Law Groups within the country, our growing team is entrepreneurial, multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary.
To assist our client's with their difficult taxation needs, our clients come from various backgrounds, bringing high levels of expertise and knowledge. Our company of tax lawyers represent a lot of clients in key industries, including computer equipment, automotive, processing and manufacturing, software, oil and gas, finance and banking, and real estate. We are well positioned in new industries such as greentech, cleantech, and various growing technological fields.
Our Tax Law Group comprises five primary specialties: International Trade, Corporate Tax, Commodity and Customs Tax; Dispute Resolution and Tax Litigation; Private Client Services; and Not-for-Profit and Charities. We maintain a wide network of worldwide relationships and contacts, which enables us to efficiently assist clients whose businesses require worldwide and cross-border transactions. Our presence at significant international and national tax conferences and seminars involves presentations about various tax problems.
When handling Corporate Tax, we offer recommendation for our client's concerning tax filings and tax risks. We have skill in the fields of: reorganizations of private and public businesses, the structuring and implementation of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) financings and transactions, 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 concerns, cross-border trade, commodity taxes, trade remedy law (AD/CV), retail sales taxes, and property tax matters. Our lawyers are knowledgeable at offering recommendation about complex sales tax transactions to help clients across all client groups and industries. We represent clients in complicated dispute resolution problems with the tax departments. We are known for our practical, result-oriented method to resolving disputes, advance planning, assisting in voluntary disclosures, and income tax litigation. Our Group often makes representations before trade regulation bodies concerning international trade/import-export matters. Our clientele benefit from our advice concerning customs compliance matters. 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 comprises Municipal Assessment and Property Tax lawyers who specialize in the laws regarding tax assessment and real estate, comprising leasing, development, government relations, and municipal law.
Our Tax Litigation lawyers frequently act for clients in problems before the Tax Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. All through the tax appeal process we help clients in negotiations with IRS and CRA in addition to various taxing authorities at the notice of objection and audit phases. We have the goal of resolving disputes early in a cost effective manner.
Private Client Services
Our Private Client Services specialty helps some of the most successful private family enterprises and individuals in their long-term along with day-to-day planning. Our services encompass estate planning, succession planning, estate administration, personal tax, trust and estate litigation, elder and incapacity law.
Not-For-Profit and Charities
Our Charities and Not-for-Profit specialty comprises assisting domestic and international organizations with tax regulatory concerns, like cross border financing. Our tax lawyers maintain government relationships which benefit the non-profit sectors and charities. We provide expert representation for charities in controversial audits. Our lawyers are called upon to make presentations at major legal and sector conferences, and to author charity tax articles and books.
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