Tax Law

Tax Law

Practice Group Members

Ed Heakes
Ed Heakes
416-369-7857

Dale & Lessmann LLP offers a broad range of tax services, from structuring foreign investment and corporate mergers and acquisitions to advising on sales and commodity taxes and providing tax planning for personal trusts and estates. Corporate tax planning – Much of our work involves structuring business arrangements to minimize tax exposure. We devise and implement tax strategies relating to:

  • In-bound investments and acquisitions;
  • Corporate reorganizations;
  • Limited partnerships (LPs) and unlimited liability companies (ULCs);
  • Enterprise financing;
  • Tax disclosure for public documents;
  • Non-resident withholding tax (Part XIII tax and Section 116 tax clearance certificates);
  • Personal tax planning relating to business immigration and departure taxes.

Trusts and estates planning We provide clients with the strategies to maximize inter-generational wealth transfers and integrate this planning with our clients' current business structures and interests. Tax disputes We advise clients at all stages of the tax dispute process, from administrative appeal to court challenge. Sales and commodity tax Our practice assists clients with all aspects of sales and commodity tax, including land transfer tax (HST/GST/PST/LTT). We have extensive experience dealing with the taxation of goods and services provided or performed by non-residents. We offer the specialized client-centered service of a sophisticated tax law practice incorporated within a leading business law firm.