Dale & Lessmann LLP provides tax expertise to our domestic and international clients in tax advisory, tax planning and tax controversy matters. This expertise extends to income tax, GST, HST, provincial sales taxes and land transfer taxes. 

We provide our tax expertise to a broad range of clients and industries that include private and public domestic and foreign-owned businesses, financial institutions, individuals, trusts, estates, charities, professional corporations and accounting firms.

Business Tax Advisory

Incorporated within a leading business law firm, much of our tax advisory and planning services involves structuring and implementing business arrangements to minimize tax exposure including mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations, employee/executive compensation plans, and cross-border business, franchise and service arrangements, as well as real estate investments and transactions.

Personal Tax and Estate Planning

We also offer personal tax and estate planning advice to family-owned businesses and high net worth individuals. We devise and implement strategies to minimize taxes in connection with inter-generational wealth transfers and integrate this planning with our clients' current business structures and interests. 

Tax Controversy Matters

We counsel and represent clients at all stages of the tax dispute resolution process including tax audits to tax court appeals. We also help clients with voluntary disclosures and other taxpayer relief programs as well as negotiations with federal and provincial tax authorities regarding debt collections.


Our tax experts have been speakers at tax conferences, published articles for various tax publications, and have been actively involved in the executive committees of various tax organizations.