Legal News Report

Additional Defences to Net Worth or Arbitrary Assessments

Alpert Law Firm are experts in obtaining cost-effective solutions in many difficult Net Worth or Arbitrary Assessments cases. There are several additional types of defences that we have successfully used to help our clients. To access Part 2 of our recent Legal Business Report which deals with these additional defences and discusses the leading and most recent cases in this area, click here.

In Cox v. The Queen, a precedent setting decision of the Tax Court of Canada, Howard Alpert, C.S. successfully defended a taxpayer against both an Assessment of Penalties and a Net Worth Assessment. To read a summary of this decision, click here.

Alpert Law Firm are the Tax Law Professionals, with over 40 years’ experience in winning leading cases and a reputation for getting excellent results for our clients. Howard Alpert, C.S. is certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Taxation Law. Vivian Xu, B.A. J.D. is an associate lawyer specializing in tax dispute resolution, tax litigation and taxation and estate planning services. Our Team has a reputation for resolving tax disputes and for getting excellent results for our clients in a cost-effective manner. We have superior negotiation skills and achieve the most favourable resolution of disputes for our clients, whether through negotiating timely and reasonable settlements with the CRA or by vigorous representation in court. For more information on our Tax Litigation Services, click here.

Tax Planning For Asset Transfers to a Corporation (Part I)

Under Section 85 of the Income Tax Act, taxpayers can elect to transfer certain assets to a corporation in exchange for shares at amounts which will result in either a deferral or minimization of tax. Many clients are not aware of the complex rules relating to a Section 85 election when engaging in a corporate reorganization or an estate plan. To access our most recent Legal Business Report dealing with this topic, click here.

Alpert Law Firm are specialists in corporate reorganizations. Howard Alpert, C.S. is certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Taxation Law and as a Specialist in Corporate and Commercial Law. Our Team can help clients in designing tax and estate plans to obtain the maximum benefits when transferring assets to a corporation in an efficient and timely manner.

Major Tax Changes in 2019 Federal Budget

It is essential for clients to stay current with recent tax changes that impact on their business and estate planning decisions. Alpert Law Firm can assist you in achieving the best results for your clients when advising them about the 2019 Federal Budget. To access our most recent Legal Business Report dealing with this essential topic, click here.

Our Team is at the cutting edge of the tax reform changes and assists its clients to minimise and defer their taxes when engaging in corporate reorganisations.