Commodity Tax

The firm acts as counsel to national and international corporations, individuals, not-for-profit organizations and other entities on commodity tax matters, particularly with respect to the goods and services tax and harmonized sales tax (“GST/HST”). Members of the firm have extensive experience with the implementation of the GST/HST, its interpretation and application. The firm advises clients on the GST/HST implications of commercial transactions and deals with the Canada Revenue Agency and appears before the Courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, on GST/HST matters.

Members of the firm have served on various GST/HST committees, including the Canadian Bar Association Special Committee on GST and Legal Services, the Ad Hoc GST Committee of the Joint Committee of the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Sales and Commodity Tax Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, and as the Chair of the national Commodity and Sales Taxation Section of the Canadian Bar Association.