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

Aitchison: A distasteful but correct Tax Court decision

The Canada Revenue Agency tried to fit a square peg into a round holeĀ 

Federal Court upholds CRA audit powers

Charter Challenge: Campbell v Attorney General of Canada, 2018 FC 683

Fighting the Canada Revenue Agency no longer like fighting city hall

The Ludmer decision represents a judicial thawing of CRA liability

U.S. tax ruling means winter is coming for online retailers

Tax rulings are catching up with the Amazons of retail

Multiple taxpayers successfully sue the Canada Revenue Agency

Damages in negligence: Ludmer et al c. Attorney General Of Canada

Voluntary Disclosures Program Under Continued Attack from Canada Revenue Agency

VDP changes are headed to the courts, predicts tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch

The reasonable minimum standard when challenging CRA tax audits

A look at the leading case and subsequent case law

CRA discipline statistics shockingly low for number of service complaints

Tax lawyer David Rotfleisch says taxpayer abuse should be disciplined as well

A world of difference between CRA civil and criminal tax audits

The Income Tax Act is clear on Canada Revenue Agency civil and criminal audits. But what happens when the goal of a CRA civil audit is to lay criminal charges?

Canada Revenue Agency: Solicitor-Client Privilege For Commonly Interested Parties

Solicitor-Client privilege bars the CRA from compelling legal-advice documents when a taxpayer discloses to a party with a common interest, says tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch