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David J Rotfleisch

David J Rotfleisch, CPA, JD is the founding tax lawyer of Taxpage.com, Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C., a Toronto-based boutique tax law corporate law firm. He is a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law who has completed the CICA in-depth tax planning course. He appears regularly in print, radio and TV and blogs extensively. With over 30 years of experience as both a lawyer and chartered professional accountant, he has helped start-up businesses, cryptocurrency traders, resident and non-resident business owners and corporations with their tax planning, with will and estate planning, voluntary disclosures and tax dispute resolution including tax audit representation and tax litigation. Send him an email.

Foreign buyer tax survives constitutional challenge

In 2016 Jing Li purchased a property in Langley, B.C. for $559,000. She brought a class-action lawsuit against British Columbia to challenge the constitutionality of the foreign buyer tax.

CRA’s tax audit of U.S. real estate transactions

On June 25, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that it would carry out a tax review of six years of U.S. real estate transactions in order to find any tax non-compliance from Canadian taxpayers.