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David J. Rotfleisch


David J. Rotfleisch, a leading Canadian tax lawyer, is not only a certified specialist in taxation but also a chartered professional accountant. Most recently, David is a pioneer in Canadian crypto taxation.

Known for his dual expertise in income tax law and technology, David has a comprehensive background in the computer and IT industry, making him effective and efficient in handling high-tech tax legal issues in software development and intellectual property.

He has served various resident and non-resident businesses and individuals, dealing with matters from simple tax planning to complex estate planning, voluntary disclosure, crypto taxation and tax litigation.

A graduate of McGill University and Osgoode Hall Law School, David became a chartered accountant in 1977 and was admitted to the Ontario bar in 1983. He founded his tax law firm in 1987.

David is the Canadian Tax lawyer that LAW360 (LexisNexis), Canadian Accountant, and international legal publisher MONDAQ turn to for commentary on Canadian taxes.

He is also a prolific blogger and has frequently appeared on radio, TV, and various print and online media who seek his insight and expertise on Canadian tax problems.

As of April 2020, he was one of 12 Ontario Certified Specialists In Taxation™.

Posts by David J. Rotfleisch:

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How the Canadian Taxation System Works Part II: A Canadian Tax Lawyer Explains Benefits, Taxes, and Credits to Tech Worker Immigrants, Newcomers

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How the Canadian Taxation System Works: A Canadian Tax Lawyer Explains Benefits, Taxes, and Credits to Immigrants, Newcomers

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Benefits of Paperless Processing for Taxpayers: Lessons For The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) From Recent Initiatives Of The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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Attempting Tax Fraud by Forging Fake Business Records to Unlawfully Claim GST/HST Rebates: A Canadian Tax Lawyer Explains R. v. Scholtz

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Are CRA Publications Clear and Easy to Understand? Can Canadian Taxpayers Trust Information in CRA Publications?

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Supreme Court of Canada applies GAAR (General Anti Avoidance Rule) in Deans Knight Income v. Canada, Dismissing Taxpayer’s Appeal

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CRA’s ex parte Jeopardy Order Application Must Provide Full and Frank Disclosure: Guidance from a Canadian Tax Lawyer

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Tax Court of Canada Rules that Vendor Avoids Derivative Tax Liability When Selling Property to Tax-Motivated Arm’s-Length Buyer; The Transaction Also Failed to Trigger the General Anti-Avoidance Rule

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5 Important Tax Deductions for Every Small Business in Canada

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Considering a Move to Canada? Income Tax for Permanent Residence for Wealthy Immigrants

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