A NOTED CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TAX EXPERT ADVISING CLIENTS WORLDWIDE

Michael Atlas is a Toronto-based CPA specializing in international tax. He is one of the very few independent tax specialists in Canada who is considered to be an expert on high-level international tax matters, both inbound and outbound. He is widely known as being an expert in this field because of his extensive writings and numerous live presentations over more than 20 years.

His practice is totally dedicated to using all of his technical knowledge and creative skills to MINIMIZE THE TAX LIABILITIES OF HIS CLIENTS! He does not spend any of his time and energies on functions such as tax return preparation and accounting.

He formed his specialized tax consulting practice way back in 1991, after having been the top Tax Partner at a major Toronto accounting firm (now called Crowe Soberman LLP) since 1974. His practice is totally devoted to TAX CONSULTING on international, as well as high-level domestic, tax issues.

HE “WROTE THE BOOK ON IT”!

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Michael Atlas is widely known in Canada for being the author of the leading book Canadian Taxation of Non-Residents, which is published by Wolters Kluwer (formerly CCH Canadian Ltd). The 5th Edition of this book will be published in July of 2016. This highly popular book has been regularly used as a reference by accountants and lawyers in all parts of Canada for over 20 years! (To learn more about, or order, this book, click here.)

CREATOR OF THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TAX BLOG

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Michael Atlas has a unique Blog that is totally devoted to Canadian international tax issues. It is the only one of its kind in the world. It now has over 60 original articles. Visitors may access the Canadian International Tax Blog through the Blog page of this site. In addition, they can get updates on new articles by following Michael Atlas on Twitter (@_matlas) or on Linkedin.

ADVISING ON A WIDE-RANGE OF INTERNATIONAL TAX ISSUES

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Michael Atlas can provide advice personally on a wide-range of inbound and outbound international tax issues applicable to individuals, corporations, trusts, or estates, such as:

  • Tax planning for emigration from Canada (“going non-resident”)
  • Post-emigration expatriate issues
  • Investment by Canadians in foreign businesses and corporations
  • Offshore tax planning and the use of tax havens
  • Investments by Canadians in foreign real estate
  • Tax issues re offshore trusts
  • Canadian tax advice for non-resident investors;
  • Tax planning for immigration to Canada
  • Tax planning for returning Canadian expatriates
  • Investment in Canadian businesses and real estate by non-residents
  • Non-residents carrying on business in Canada
  • Canadian subsidiaries of foreign corporations
  • Tax treaty issues
  • Tax issues for investors and Canadian immigrants
  • International tax planning for foreign investors Canada
  • International corporate tax planning Canada

PROVIDING ADVICE AND SOLUTIONS FAST !

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MIchael Atlas knows that, when someone has a tax problem, they don’t want to wait weeks for an answer-they want it YESTERDAY!

We live in a world where people expect results FAST-communication is instantaneous, and, good or bad, the result is that people have learned to expect immediate response. Professionals can no longer have the luxury of a delayed response because they are waiting for something in the (snail)mail!

Because of his 40+ years of experience; wide-range of technical knowledge; and highly-developed creative skills, he is ideally suited to functioning in a world where people want everything FAST!

In addition, the fact that he does not operate as part of a large professional firm with bureaucratic constraints increases his ability to deliver results FAST!

HOW TO CONTACT MICHAEL ATLAS-FAST!

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Michael Atlas may be contacted directly in any of the ways indicated below. All information provided to him is treated as being TOTALLY CONFIDENTIAL.

E-Mail: matlas@TaxCA.com

Phone (Office): 416.860.9175

Mobile (After-hours): 416.949.7111

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PLEASE NOTE THAT MICHAEL ATLAS DOES NOT RESPOND TO MESSAGES RELATING TO TAX RETURN PREPARATION OR ACCOUNTING SERVICES

 

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