ADVICE ON HIGH-LEVEL CANADIAN TAX ISSUES FROM A NOTED EXPERT

Michael I. Atlas, CPA,CA,CPA(ILL),TEP

Michael Atlas is a Toronto-based CPA specializing in creative tax consulting aimed at reducing tax liabilities for individuals and corporations with high-level tax issues.

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.***

ADVISING HUNDREDS OF ACCOUNTING & 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 Michael Atlas-there can be no better form of endorsement!

ADVISING PRIVATE CLIENTS WORLDWIDE

From his Downtown Toronto office Michael Atlas can also advise select private clients located  ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD via email, phone or Skype. Location is never an issue!

NON-RESIDENT TAX ADVICE 

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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). This highly popular book, which is now in its 5th Edition) 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.

OTHER INTERNATIONAL TAX ADVICE 

Michael Atlas is one of the very few independent tax specialists in Canada who is considered to be an expert on high-level international tax matters. Planning in this area has been a major focus of his practice for over 25 years!

He can provide CREATIVE advice on a wide-range of both inbound and outbound international tax issues, such as:

  • 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

 DOMESTIC TAX PLANNING ADVICE

Michael Atlas can also provide CREATIVE advice on a wide-range of  BIG MONEY domestic tax issues, such as:

  • Estate planning and freezing
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Complex real estate tax issues

THE ONLY CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TAX BLOG

Michael Atlas created 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. You may access the Canadian International Tax Blog through the Blog page of this site.

  CONTACTING MICHAEL ATLAS

Individuals, corporations, or professional advisors with high-level Canadian tax issues may contact Michael Atlas directly in any of the ways indicated below. All information provided is treated as being TOTALLY CONFIDENTIAL. Michael Atlas will generally promptly respond  to an email or voicemail message from a potential private client if it appears to relate to an engagement that would be of interest to him.

Phone (Office): 416.860.9175

Mobile (After-hours): 416.949.7111

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