Taxation - Private companies

Taxation services to maximize your profits

The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax.”

-Albert Einstein

As you know, imprecise or incomplete tax planning can have significant financial consequences for your organization and impede its growth.

Given the complexity of tax laws, you deserve to receive the very best tax advice.

Our team of experts will identify your specific needs, perform the necessary analyses and make the best recommendations for your situation. This will ensure that you meet all compliance requirements, while reducing your organization’s tax bill and maximizing your returns.

Our specialists are experts in the many facets of taxation and can assist you in a variety of ways.

Of course, no organization can escape its tax responsibilities. However, it can minimize its tax rates through certain government measures and programs. To maximize your organization’s returns, our tax specialists offer tax planning tailored to the specific needs of your organization.

Our experts will advise you on how to reduce your tax burden

Several avenues can be considered to reduce your tax burden. Depending on your and your company’s situations, our tax specialists will help you:

  • Optimize your personal and corporate taxation structures
  • Implement income-splitting structures
  • Set up family trusts
  • Develop a strategy to minimise your tax burden at the sale or transfer of your organization

It is especially recommended to implement a corporate structure prior to a transaction, but restructuring can also help you take advantage of certain corporate and tax advantages or protect your assets.

Effective tax strategies adapted to your situation

Our tax specialists will work with you in a variety of ways to establish the most appropriate structure and the most effective techniques to maximize the potential of your business objectives. Among various considerations, they may:

  • Optimize your business structure
  • Recommend a business merger
  • Carry out an estate freeze

This annual rendez-vous with the tax authorities brings its share of uncertainties. However, when your organization can benefit from tax credits or tax measures specific to your activity sector, the information in your tax returns can minimize your taxes.

Our taxation specialists will maximize your returns

In addition to ensuring that you meet all your tax compliance obligations, they will help you:

  • Prepare income tax and information returns for corporations, individuals, trusts and partnerships
  • Ensure your compliance with the tax laws in effect
  • Optimize your corporate structure to maximize your tax savings and minimize your business risks
  • Issue recommendations on how you can reduce your taxes

It is important to plan our legacy during our lifetime to ensure our family’s financial security and protect the estate we have taken so long to build.

Our experts will guide you through delicate decisions

Our multi-disciplinary team will guide you through issues that are sometimes difficult to address, advising you to make the best decisions for you and your loved ones. Our experts will help you:

  • Prepare your will and trusts
  • Protect your assets
  • Ensure tax planning for the transfer of your organization
  • Identify the taxation impacts, according to your personal and family situation
  • Carry out an estate freeze

Even non-residents have tax obligations to Canadian and Quebec government authorities. Our specialists will be able to help you:

  • Apply for a tax identification number
  • File and review rental, pension and taxable real estate disposition income
  • Certificates of compliance for disposition of real estate
  • Prepare and file non-resident forms (NR4; NR6, etc.)
  • Prepare tax forms, including for accommodations, GST/HST and QST

Thanks to our various partnerships, we will be able to guide you through the taxation issues of your cross-border projects.

Whether your organization is growing or is already established abroad, you must seek out advice to comply with the tax regulations of the various countries where you do business.

US taxation

The US tax system is different from its Canadian counterpart. Our experts can shed light on these differences and ensure you meet the various requirements and avoid penalties. In particular, our team will:

  • Analyze the tax implications of Canadian corporate activities in the United States
  • Prepare your personal and corporate US tax returns

International taxation

In collaboration with tax specialists from our international network, we can help you navigate the multi-level tax-related complexities unique to each country in which you do business. These include planning and setting up an optimal taxation structure.

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