Taxand Canada is Gowlings. Founded in 1887, we are a leading Canadian business law firm and the second largest law firm in Canada. With over 700 legal professionals, including 35 tax partners and practitioners, and offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Kanata, Toronto, Hamilton, the Waterloo Region, Calgary and Vancouver, we specialise in providing Canadian and international clients with advice on international corporate tax issues, the tax implications of mergers and acquisitions, the structuring of inbound and outbound cross border transactions, corporate tax planning, financing structures, debt restructuring and executive compensation.
We advise clients in the e-commerce, energy and infrastructure, financial services, life sciences, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, technology, transportation, and natural resource industries. Our diverse team offers a high degree of experience in international corporate tax issues as well as tax planning for families, and emerging businesses and their owners. We also help clients to resolve disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and provincial tax authorities. Our transfer pricing and competent authority team works in conjunction with our national tax practice group, assisting clients to optimise their global tax position and reduce exposure to unfavourable audit assessments through proper tax planning and implementation strategies. Taxanders share, and are committed to, a common approach for clients.
We understand that the quality of service you receive depends entirely on the skill and knowledge of our people. See our partner profiles to gain a better understanding of the breadth and dpeth of our expertise: