David J. Rotfleisch

Tax Law

David Rotfleisch

David J. Rotfleisch, CPA, CA, JD, is the founding Canadian tax lawyer of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch, P.C., a Toronto-based boutique income tax law firm (Taxpage.com). With over 30 years of experience as both a lawyer and chartered professional accountant, he has helped start-up businesses, resident and non-resident business owners and corporations with their tax planning, with will and estate planning, voluntary disclosures and tax dispute resolution including tax litigation. Contact David at david@taxpage.com.

Recent Blog Posts By David J. Rotfleisch

Tax Law Analysis: Recent CRA guideline regarding cryptocurrency

Tax laywer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on how the CRA sees cryptocurrencies

Bakorp Management: A milestone case for Canadian income tax law

Part I, Bakorp Management Ltd. v. Her Majesty The Queen: Choice of venue matters

Friedman: The conflict between CRA civil audits and the Canadian Charter

David Rotfleisch looks at Canada (National Revenue) v. Friedman

Canadian tax issues involving the concept of agency

Three examples as an introduction to Canadian tax issues involving agency

The tax implications of condo flipping

The primary issue for condo flippers is categorization, says David Rotfleisch

Insight: Treaties impacting on taxation

A primer from David Rotfleisch on bilateral tax agreements

Why taxpayers cannot rely on advice from the CRA

Taxpayer reassessed for acting on information given to him by the CRA

Director dodges vicarious tax liability by proving resignation

Singh v The Queen (2019 TCC 120)

Corporate amalgamation deemed an avoidance transaction

David J. Rotfleisch looks at Birchcliff Energy Ltd. v. The Queen

A caution to Canadian tax planners: Eyeball Networks Inc. v The Queen

A Butterfly reorganization might trigger derivative tax liability