Our tax group provides construction clients with timely and practical advice on a cost-effective basis. An important part of the practice involves corporate tax planning, using various business vehicles including corporations, joint ventures and partnerships. We work closely with you to identify potential threats to your business and are not afraid to defend your position. Unlike accounting firms our team includes experienced tax litigators who can represent you in all phases of tax dispute resolution, including:
corporate reorganizations from introducing new family members to restructuring for buying and selling a business;
international tax planning, including US real estate issues;
charity and non-profit taxation;
the use of trusts and tax planning, including estate freezes and professional corporation structures for income splitting purposes;
wills and estates and matrimonial tax planning; and
general tax litigation including disputing reassessments, collection matters and ultimately litigation between the Courts.
Assist construction clients in respect of the isolation of divisions for liability purposes.
Assist shareholders of construction companies in respect of Estate Planning needs including the introduction of key employees as shareholders on a tax effective basis.
Assist construction clients in arranging for new projects and the use of a joint venture or partnership arrangement to facilitate carrying on business with another business for a specific project.
Assist construction clients with potential sales of businesses.
Reorganization of construction companies to assist in respect of cross border initiatives including undertaking contracts in the United States.
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