David J. Rotfleisch

Tax Law

David Rotfleisch

David J. Rotfleisch, CPA, CA, JD, is the founding Canadian tax lawyer of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch, P.C., a Toronto-based boutique income tax law firm (Taxpage.com). With over 30 years of experience as both a lawyer and chartered professional accountant, he has helped start-up businesses, 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 litigation. Contact David at david@taxpage.com.

Recent Blog Posts By David J. Rotfleisch

Tax search warrants per Income Tax Act

In certain circumstances, solicitor-client privilege may be available for accountant-client correspondence

RRSP Meltdown Strategy: A Canadian tax lawyer's tax guidance

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at a unique retirement financial strategy to create tax neutrality on RRSP withdrawals

CRA eyeing influencers, video game streamers for unreported taxes

Canadian influencers earn millions and the CRA wants its cut, says tax accountant and lawyer David Rotfleisch

Why is the CRA targeting temporary labour agencies?

The Canada Revenue Agency believes many agencies engage in fraudulent tax schemes

Updates to CERS, CEWS & CEBA

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch reviews recent updates to government support

Deducting motor vehicle expenses: Gardner v The Queen

A recent Tax Court decision provides guidance for taxpayers working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Toronto employment agency owner sentenced for tax fraud

The CRA may have an ongoing project to scrutinize staffing agencies and their clients, says Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch

Hansen v The Queen: The principle residence exemption and house flipping

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at a recent Tax Court ruling involving a CRA charge of gross negligence

Rogers Enterprises (2015) Inc. v The Queen

Beware the tax trap of GAAR, says tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch

Third party penalties under the Income Tax Act

Why the landmark 2015 Guindon decision by the Supreme Court of Canada matters to Canadian accountants