A CANADIAN-BASED TAX EXPERT SPECIALIZING IN INTERNATIONAL TAX ISSUES

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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 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.

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.

There are many, many types of scenarios in which Michael Atlas can provide advice, including:

  • 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

***Please note that MICHAEL ATLAS DOES NOT PREPARE TAX RETURNS

 

IS YOUR ACCOUNTANT OR LAWYER CONFUSED OR “IN OVER HIS/HER HEAD”? 

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Most Canadian accountants and lawyers only have a very basic knowledge of tax law and practice-enough to deal with basic issues, but nothing complex and sophisticated. When it comes to INTERNATIONAL tax matters, forget it! Except for the very few people like Michael Atlas who specialize in this area, they are generally clueless!

You owe it to yourself to get the right advice. Michael Atlas can work in conjunction with your usual professional advisers to create the best tax results for you!

HE EVEN “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.)

 

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! 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.

 

MICHAEL ATLAS HELPS CLIENTS WORLDWIDE!

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If you have a Canadian international tax issue, Michael Atlas can help you wherever you are-by phone, email, Skype, or even in person.

Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Hong Kong, Dubai, Singapore, London, New York, Los Angeles, Frankfort, Zurich, Bermuda, Bahamas, you name it-location is never an issue!

Michael Atlas may easily be contacted in any of the following ways:

 

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 PREPARE TAX RETURNS and will not respond to messages regarding such engagements, nor will he respond to messages that appear to be requests for FREE tax information or advice.

 

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