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McMillan's Tax Group is one of the leading sources of Canadian tax advice for companies in a broad range of industries, including those in the financial, automotive, pharmaceutical, private equity, and natural resource sectors.

Our Tax Group ranks among the best in Canada and include lawyers who, individually and collectively, have been recognized as leading advisers by The International Tax Review, The Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, The Legal 500 and The Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory.

Our service approach is guided by our keen focus on understanding our clients' business objectives and providing practical advice that instills confidence and reduces risk. Our tax team includes members with expertise in substantive tax law, tax administration, court procedure, and tax policy.

We provide comprehensive and pragmatic Canadian tax advice on a wide variety of matters, including corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, structured financing and derivative products, leasing arrangements, transfer pricing, and cross-border transactions.

We also advise clients at every stage of the tax dispute resolution process, from audits through to administrative appeals and court challenges, and we regularly enjoy great success in resolving tax disputes with Canada's federal and provincial revenue authorities. Our tax litigators are tireless advocates as well as highly experienced practitioners with broad litigation experience gained from appearing before all levels of Canadian courts.
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Budget 2017: Proposed GST/HST Amendments

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January 2016
25th Foreign Affiliates Course, Federated Press, Toronto, Ontario
December 2015
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December 2015
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November 23, 2015
Tax Bulletin
2015
Canadian Tax Journal, Issue 63(3)
October 2015
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October 2015

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October 2015
International Trade Bulletin
September 24, 2015
Practical Tax Considerations for Equity Compensation Plans
Federated Press: 13th Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement Course
September 2015

Tax Bulletin

2015
First published by the Canadian Tax Foundation in the Current Cases feature (2015) 63:1 Canadian Tax Journal 227-39
August 2015
Tax Bulletin
July 2015
Tax Bulletin
May 27, 2015
The Canada-US Tax Treaty: Impacts and Opportunities
Federated Press: 4th Cross-Border Personal Tax Planning
April 2015
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April 2015

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April 2015
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April 2015
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April 2015
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March 2015
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December 2014
7th Annual Residential Real Estate Conference , Vancouver
November 2014
Tax Bulletin
November 2014
Tax & Financial Services Bulletin
September 16, 2014
Compliance Officers' Network Meeting, Portfolio Management Association of Canada
August 2014
Canadian Tax Journal, (2014) Vol. 62, No. 3
July 2014

Tax Bulletin

June 2014
Tax Bulletin
May 15, 2014
the U.S. - Canada Tax Treaty: Impacts and Planning Opportunities
Federated Press: Cross-Border Personal Tax Planning
March 2014

Tax Bulletin

February 2014
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February 2014
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February 2014
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February 2014
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February 2014
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February 2014
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February 2014
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January 2014
Tax Bulletin
January 2014
Employment and Labour Bulletin
Also published in Lexology and Labour Notes
2014
Canadian Tax Journal (62:4)
2014
Value for Duty – What Should be Included in the "Price Paid or Payable" under the Transaction Value Method?
Federated Press, Sales and Use Tax, Vol. XII, No. 4
November 2013
Tax Bulletin
October 2013
Tax Bulletin
October 2013
Tax Bulletin
October 2013
Canada: Audit Guide
World Transfer Pricing 2014 - International Tax Review
October 2013
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July 2013
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May 2013
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March 2013
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November 2012
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October 2012
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July 2012
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June 2012
Tax Bulletin
June 2012
Canadian Tax Journal
Issue 60:2
May 2012
Tax Notes International
Volume 66, Number 9 - May 28, 2012
April 2012
The New RRSP/RRIF Anti-Avoidance Regime: a Roadmap and Tips for the Unwary
Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement Journal
Co-authored by Todd Miller, Michael Friedman and Carl Irvine
March 2012
Tax Bulletin
March 2012
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March 2012
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March 2012
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March 2012
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March 2012
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March 2012
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March 2012
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March 2012
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January 2012
Tax Bulletin
2012
Deductibility of Stock Option Cashouts Denied
Current Cases Feature, 60:1 Canadian Tax Journal, 143 – 148
November 2011
The New RRSP/RRIF Anti-Avoidence Regime
Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement Vol. 23(4)
Co-Authored with Todd Miller and Carl Irvine
November 2011
Tax Bulletin
October 2011
Tax Bulletin
October 2011
IBFD - Bulletin for International Taxation
August 2011
Tax Bulletin
June 2011
Tax Bulletin
June 2011
Tax Bulletin
May 2011
Canada Revenue Agency Releases New Treaty Eligibility Forms
Worldwide Tax Dailies
Co-authored by Michael Friedman and Ashley Palmer
May 2011
First published by the Canadian Tax Foundation in (2011) vol. 59, no. 1 Canadian Tax Journal.
2011
Canadian Tax Journal (2011) Vol 59, No. 2
March 2011
Tax Bulletin
March 2011
Tax Bulletin
March 2011
Tax Bulletin
March 2011
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March 2011
Tax Bulletin
March 25, 2011
Tax Law Bulletins
2011
4145356 Canada Limited v. The Queen 2011 TCC 220
Canadian Tax Journal (2011) 59:3, 547-70
2011
The Deductibility of Advisory Fees Incurred to Reduce Withholding Taxes on Inbound Payments
Co-authored with Ashley Palmer
Canadian Tax Journal, volume 59, number 3, 2011
2011
Deductibility of Stock Option Cashouts Revisited
Current Cases feature, 59:2 Canadian Tax Journal, 315 – 21
March 2010
InBrief Spring 2010
2008
InBrief Fall 2008
2008
InBrief Winter 2007/2008
October 2007
Tax Law Alert
October 2007
Tax Law Bulletin
July 2007
Tax Law Bulletin
March 2004
Canadian Tax Journal (2003) Vol. 51, No. 6, p. 2286
July 2003
Canadian Tax Journal (2003) Vol. 51, No. 1, p. 521
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