Shelley J. Kamin, Barrister & Solicitor focuses on tax law planning and disputes, with additional expertise in business law, estate planning and wills.

Effective Strategy and Results in Business and Tax Law: Recent Examples

Transfer Pricing

An Ontario company with annual sales of $30 million underwent a transfer pricing audit concerning pricing practices with its Swiss parent company. The CRA auditors agreed no adjustments or reassessments were necessary.

Financing of Retail Operation

Legal assistance to 13 individuals, trusts and corporations investing $1.8 million in financing for an Ottawa business.

Purchase of a Business

Legal assistance to a corporation and individual in their $1 million buyout of an Ottawa business.

Reorganization with Family Trusts

Two family trusts were reassessed an additional $10.6 million resulting from a succession-planning reorganization. The Department of Justice agreed early in the Tax Court proceedings to completely vacate the reassessments.

Directors’ Liability

Two former directors of a corporation were assessed a total of $1.5 million for source deductions arrears and GST/HST. The CRA Appeals Division agreed to completely vacate the assessments.

Employees or Independent Contractors

Workers engaged by a local company as independent contractors were reassessed as employees. The Tax Court agreed the workers were independent contractors.

Debt Forgiveness

Individual and corporation were reassessed an additional $5.4 million from a forgiveness of debt owed to another corporation. The CRA Appeals Division agreed to completely vacate the reassessments.

Shelley J. Kamin
Barrister & Solicitor

441 MacLaren Street, Suite 200B
Ottawa, ON  K2P 2H3


Tel.: (613) 567-9085
Fax: 1-866-519-3203