HIGH-LEVEL CANADIAN TAX ADVICE FOR AFFLUENT CLIENTS AND PROFESSIONAL ADVISORS

Michael Atlas is a Canadian CPA specializing in high-level and creative tax consulting aimed at reducing tax liabilities.

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 DOES NOT PREPARE TAX RETURNS OR PROVIDE ACCOUNTING SERVICES.

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.

ADVISING AFFLUENT PRIVATE CLIENTS WORLDWIDE

Michael Atlas can provide direct consulting services to select private clients, including individuals, corporations, and administrators of estates and trusts. From his office, in the heart of downtown Toronto, he advise clients worldwide. Whether in person, or via phone, email or Skype, he can provide personal and confidential advice to clients located anywhere in the world!

His focus is on potential private clients with BIG MONEY tax issues who can benefit from his creative tax advice.

ADVISOR TO HUNDREDS OF ACCOUNTING AND LAW FIRMS

Since 1991, Michael Atlas has acted as tax counsel to hundreds of Canadian accounting and law firms. These firms know who is good, and who is not, and they chose him-there can be no better form of endorsement!

AUTHOR OF TOP BOOK ON CANADIAN NON-RESIDENT TAXATION 

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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 was 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.)

Over the years, he has helped scores of Canadians to save millions in Canadian taxes by becoming non-residents, and also advised numerous non-residents on Canadian tax issues.

GIVING CREATIVE ADVICE ON A WIDE RANGE OF CANADIAN TAX PLANNING ISSUES

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

  • Tax planning for emigration from Canada (“going non-resident”)
  • Post-emigration expatriate planning
  • 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 utilization
  • Tax issues for investors and Canadian immigrants
  • International tax planning for foreign investors Canada
  • International corporate tax planning Canada
  • Estate planning and freezing
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Complex real estate tax issues

AUTHOR OF THE ONLY CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TAX BLOG

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 80 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. 

 

CONTACTING MICHAEL ATLAS

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 will not respond to email or voicemail messages from potential clients unless he has some reason to believe that their situation may be of interest to him. Messages should clearly indicate the purpose of the contact including details regarding the nature of the issues and confirm that BIG MONEY is involved. If he does not respond within 24 hours, it generally means that he is not interested, and professional advice and assistance should be sought elsewhere.

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