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

1074022 B.C. Ltd. v. Li: The need for legislative reform

A misinterpretation of section 116 of the Income Tax Act in a BC real estate case

Scott v The Queen: The importance of evidence

How two brothers came under the scrutiny of the Tax Court of Canada

Donor Beware: The pitfalls of participating in a donation tax shelter

The Tax Court of Canada case Abreo v. The Queen

The case of Muir v The Queen

Tax Court of Canada allows appeal over a section 160 assessment by the CRA

Hamad v. The Queen

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch on due diligence In director liability for taxes

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