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

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

Tax fraud contrary to the Income Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act and the Criminal Code

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at Regina V Reynolds

When can a Canadian taxpayer seek punitive damage from the CRA?

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at the Quebec Court of Appeal case of Ludmer c. Attorney General of Canada

The Tax Court Of Canada's new fast track settlement conference system, post the COVID-19 pandemic

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at the ramifications of trying to clear the Tax Court's backlog of cases

A Canadian tax lawyer's perspective of tax audits of COVID-19 tax fraud claims

The government will be looking out for those attempting to abuse the system, says David Rotfleisch

Duque V. The Queen: Analysis and comments on director's liability

David Rotfleisch on how the 2020 Federal Court of Appeal decision clarifies tax law for directors challenging an underlying assessment

The taxpayer's onus of proof in tax litigation: A Canadian tax lawyer's analysis

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at the case law for taxpayers challenging the Canada Revenue Agency

Tax residence of Canadian airline pilots: No simple answer

Tax Court cases illustrate subtlety of determining tax residence