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

Toronto employment agency owner sentenced for tax fraud

The CRA may have an ongoing project to scrutinize staffing agencies and their clients, says Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch

Hansen v The Queen: The principle residence exemption and house flipping

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at a recent Tax Court ruling involving a CRA charge of gross negligence

Rogers Enterprises (2015) Inc. v The Queen

Beware the tax trap of GAAR, says tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch

Third party penalties under the Income Tax Act

Why the landmark 2015 Guindon decision by the Supreme Court of Canada matters to Canadian accountants

Director's liability and the Income Tax Act statutory limitation

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at Soulliere v The Queen

Are tax free savings account swap transactions legitimate?

In Louie v Canada, a Canada Revenue Agency cross-appeal was allowed

R. v. Scholz — A Canadian tax lawyer analysis of document forging and tax fraud

David Rotfleisch provides analysis of falsely claiming GST/HST rebates

The CRA's national policy for saying sorry to taxpayers

There are clear issues with a CRA formal apology policy, says Canadian atax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch

When does a CRA tax audit become a criminal tax investigation?

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch looks at the "Jarvis Standard" and the case of Softcom Solutions

Should a Canadian taxpayer seek judicial review?

The Canada Revenue Agency must provide reasons to taxpayers for their decisions, says the Federal Court of Canada