Cross Border Tax Services & US Legal Solutions

Full-Service Canadian & US Tax Firm Specializing in Complex Cross-Border Matters

Our focus is Canada and US tax law, specifically the legal and financial complexities that arise when your money crosses the border. We offer a range of services in this highly niche area, providing skilled advice and solutions. We provide tax services and advice to those in the sports & entertainment fields and to businesses expanding into the US market. We also offer corporate tax planning and compliance, personal tax planning and compliance, immigration & visa services, cross-border estate planning and services related to tax controversy.

With professional accounting designations from both Canada and the US, coupled with law degrees from the US, Mark Feigenbaum and his team are uniquely positioned to provide tax advice to clients on both sides of the border. Due to our vast knowledge of both US and Canadian tax systems, professionals in both countries, such as lawyers, accountants, financial planners, agents, and business managers, frequently refer complicated tax matters to our firm. We have developed a reputation for finding creative solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems and for the exceptional quality of our work.

As a client, you will have peace of mind knowing that your matters are being handled by industry leaders with years of experience. We know taxes can be stressful, so we work with you to make your tax experience as simple and worry free as possible.

Services

Sports & Entertainment

Our firm has expertise in the entertainment industry, including film, television, journalism, sports and music. We provide confidential…

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Personal Tax Planning and Compliance

We will work with you in developing a tax compliance strategy with the goal of creating a consistent compliance regime that will take…

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Tax Controversy & Litigation

We have significant experience in the administration and litigation of tax matters in the US and Canada. We have an in-depth…

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Business Expansion to the United States

Existing businesses that are expanding to the US should seek out our expertise for analysis and advice regarding…

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Cross-Border Estate Planning

We create strategies to transfer and preserve wealth for those subject to estate taxation in Canada and/or the United States…

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Skillful Corporate Tax Planning and Compliance

We assist our clients in making informed choices that lower their overall tax burden, ensure state and federal tax compliance…

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Immigration

For individuals or employees who want to travel, live, or work in the United States, we offer US Immigration, Work Permit…

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Business & Litigation Services

Our legal expertise includes areas of corporate and commercial law, employment law and certain types of litigation. Should you…

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Business Management Services

We provide discreet, confidential, and professional business management services to athletes, actors, directors, producers, writers, musicians, and executives.

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Our Blog

NAFTA

NAFTA Negotiations Begin This Week

NAFTA negotiations began in Washington D.C. this week, with working groups focused on more than two dozen topics, including those expected to be most controversial, holding their first meetings. Groups on government procurement and intellectual property met yesterday, groups on auto-parts rules of origin are scheduled to meet today, and groups on agriculture are scheduled to meet tomorrow. Significant Changes Sought As we’ve previously discussed, the U.S. is seeking significant changes to… Read More

Business Management

Latest Flashpoint in NAFTA Discussions: Duty-Free Online Shopping

We’ve previously blogged about the US’s NAFTA negotiation goals. This week, the pending NAFTA discussions are back in the news after the U.S proposed that Canada and Mexico vastly raise the value of online purchases that can be imported duty-free from online retailers such as Amazon and eBay. The issue may prove to be a sticking point in the upcoming renegotiations of the NAFTA trade agreement. The Proposed Change The U.S Trade Representative has proposed… Read More

Corporate Tax Planning

Current Developments Affecting The Foreign Bank Reporting Form (FBAR) And Filing Requirements

An interesting tax case regarding the Foreign Bank Accounts Reporting Form (FBAR) and the associated penalty for non-filing has been prominent in the news recently. The Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts filing requirement was introduced by the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act of 1970, also identified as the Bank Secrecy Act (Title 31 of the United States Code). The purpose of the requirement is to obtain information that would be useful in… Read More