About Drache Aptowitzer LLP
Drache Aptowitzer LLP has represented clients in tax disputes to the CRA, at the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and at the Supreme Court of Canada. Our clients include Canadians and foreigners, for profit, and not for profit corporations in dispute with the CRA. For our work we were recognized as one of the Top 10 tax law boutique firms in Canada by Canadian Lawyer magazine.
IN MATTERS AS COMPLICATED AS TAX,EXPERIENCE COUNTS
The tax experts at Drache Aptowitzer LLP have significant expertise helping individuals and corporations resolve disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency over tax owing.
Tax disputes generally begin with an audit by a CRA Officer. These officers typically demand all of your books and records, and an opportunity to speak with and question you about..
HST disputes often begin in ways that are similar to income tax disputes. Indeed, many HST disputes are related to income tax audits. HST is an extremely complicated Act and it is...
If a taxpayer disagrees with an Auditor's position an individual or corporation may file an objection with an Appeals officer. Generally, an Appeals Officer is more experienced.
Below are some of the cases we have been successful in resolving. This is a sampling of the types of cases we
have handled in the past. If you do not find an example of your situation below, feel free to contact us at
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THIRD PARTY PENALITY
Our client retained us after being assessed a penalty of almost $550,000. We handled the matter from the Tax Court, through the Federal Court of Appeal and to the Supreme Court of Canada.
DENIED PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE EXEMPTION
Our client retained us after she was assessed capital gains tax on the sale of five homes in six years.After filing a Notice of Objection we showed that each of these sales was, in fact,..
MEET OUR TEAM
Drache Aptowitzer LLP was named one of the Top Ten Tax Boutiques in Canada by Canadian Lawyer magazine for 2019 – 2020. Our tax practice centers on resolving disputes with the CRA before they happen, an after the CRA raises an issue. If you need to understand the CRA’s position on a given issue or resolve a dispute with the CRA (i.e. they are seeking more tax from you then you think you owe) we can help you.