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

Corporate Tax Planning

New Draft Legislation May Impact Limited Partnerships in Canada

Earlier this month, Canada’s Department of Finance released draft legislation intended to amend the Excise Tax Act (ETA) and address newly defined “Investment Limited Partnerships”. These proposed amendments will impact mutual funds or investment plans that use limited partnerships in their structure (including private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds), and has the potential to significantly increase the amount of GST/HST paid by limited partnerships. The Draft Legislation The draft legislation essentially deems the general… Read More

Corporate Tax Planning

Policy Experts Express Concerns that U.S. Tax Reforms Could Affect Canadian Oil Sector

In a recent report, the director of the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy has stated that Canada’s oil sector may be about to lose the tax competitive advantage that it currently enjoys. In the report, Jack Mintz, notes that both President Trump’s recent tax-reform proposals and those made by the Republican-controlled House of Representative last year, could make investments in the U.S oil industry much more attractive. These reforms, combined… Read More

Personal Tax Planning

IRS Announces Policy Change to Access to Retirement Plan Funds for Hurricane Harvey Victims

With weather-related catastrophes ongoing in the United States, the IRS recently announced a loosening of the rules that normally restrict a retirement plan participant’s access to their retirement funds for residents in areas of Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. In Announcement 2017-11 (the Announcement), the IRS outlined a relief plan for taxpayers who have been adversely affected by Hurricane Harvey, and who have retirement assets in qualified employer plans that they would… Read More