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

Litigation

Pirate Joe’s Settles Long Running Legal Battle and Closes for Good

A few weeks ago, a popular Vancouver grocery store closed its doors after five years in operation. Ordinarily, this does not make the news. However, the conclusion of the years-long saga of Pirate Joe’s is not an ordinary story. Pirate Joe’s: Meeting Canadian demand for US products It seems that everyone, including many Canadians, love Trader Joe’s. Pirate Joe’s opened in late 2011, a Vancouver-based reseller of Trader Joe’s products. The store was run… Read More

Business Management

Foreign Investment in Canada – A Primer

Foreign investment in Canada is generally subject to a screening and review process, pursuant to the Investment Canada Act. The Act applies to any person that is not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and any entity which is not controlled by Canadians. Notification of a proposed foreign investment in Canada A Canadian business is defined has having a “place of business” in Canada, with individual(s) employed in the country in connection with the… Read More

Corporate Tax Planning

Government Seeks Input From Canadians on Changes to NAFTA

On the heels of the United States announcing their own public consultation process, Canada’s NAFTA negotiation team has opened online consultations on changes to NAFTA. Canadians will have an important opportunity to provide their views in advance of renegotiations that are expected to begin as early as August. The call for input comes at a time when the Canadian government has been looking to chart an independent course in foreign affairs, as the United States seemingly abdicates its… Read More