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.
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™.