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Resolving complex tax issues expeditiously and effectively requires a high level of knowledge, experience and contacts. Fasken Martineau’s Tax group is a leader in the field with considerable expertise in tax advice, planning, and advocacy. We are one of the few Canadian law firms providing advice in all areas of tax law in Canada and one of the only firms providing advice on Canadian, UK and French tax law through our London and Paris offices.

Our Tax group comprises more than 40 professionals who practice tax law exclusively and boasts one of the most substantial complements of senior tax counsel. Together we provide a level of knowledge, experience and contacts that is vital to the effective resolution of tax issues facing our clients. We act for clients in representations to Canadian, UK, French and foreign government officials in seeking advance income tax rulings, technical interpretations and advance pricing arrangements. We also deal with and manage all phases of the tax dispute resolution process (audit, objection, appeal and litigation), including competent authority procedures.

We deliver pragmatic and timely expert services relating to all income, commodity and customs tax issues. Our Tax group can help minimize your domestic and foreign tax burden while meeting your business objectives.

Our Clients

We advise leading international enterprises doing business or contemplating doing business in Canada and routinely assist Canadian businesses in conducting their day-to-day operations on a tax-efficient basis as well as helping them expand globally. We also assist clients with all aspects of cross-border advisory and transactional tax matters and offer expertise in foreign affiliates and withholding tax issues, and structuring cross-border acquisitions.

Our Expertise

    • Tax Litigation & Dispute Resolution
    • Transfer Pricing
    • Inbound & outbound cross-border taxation
    • International tax planning
    • Mining & resource taxation
    • Federal/provincial anti-avoidance rules & aggressive tax planning reporting requirements
    • Executive compensation and employee benefits taxation
    • Personal income tax & wealth management
    • Customs

Primary Contacts

+1 416 868 3401
+1 604 631 3142
+1 403 261 5374
+1 416 865 5480
+1 514 397 7555
+44 20 7917 8520
+33 1 44 94 96 98
+27 11 586 6087