David J. Rotfleisch

David J. Rotfleisch

Trouble in Paradise: The end of tax haven secrecy

Cyberattacks on tax haven law firms means client records are no longer confidential
David J. Rotfleisch

Bill Morneau’s backpedalling recalls past tax debacles

Tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch says the tax reversal would have likely occurred in a U.S. scenario as well
David J. Rotfleisch

Morneau tax amendments an assault on entrepreneurs

Canadian Accountant columnist David J. Rotfleisch says Bill Morneau's tax proposals hurts small business owners
David J. Rotfleisch

Feeling Lucky? CRA tax evasion convictions on downward trend

The Canada Revenue Agency has released its latest audit statistics. Tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch says they won’t encourage voluntary disclosure
David J. Rotfleisch

VDP Changes: The Law of Unforseen Consequences

A closer look at the Canada Revenue Agency’s proposed changes to the Voluntary Disclosures Program and their ramifications
David J. Rotfleisch

Breaking the VDP when it doesn’t need fixing

Tax lawyer David Rotfleisch says proposed changes by the Canada Revenue Agency to the Voluntary Disclosures Program are bad ones
David J. Rotfleisch

Black Money or "Why I can’t find workers to build my cottage"

Welcome to the black money, underground economy of the construction sector. My cottage can wait for an honest worker
David J. Rotfleisch

The death of treaty shopping?

Following the signing of the BEPS MLI in Paris this week, tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch predicts the imminent demise of treaty shopping