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 being admitted to the bar in the US and Canada, 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

Inspector General Identifies Issues with IRS’ Private Debt Collection Program

Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) launched a new private debt collection program, and outsourced debt collection over certain accounts to four private contractors. More than 500,000 accounts consisting of more than $4.1 billion in outstanding debts were part of the program. Recently, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) identified a number of issues with the program. Program Introduced by Congress The program was authorized under Section 32102 of… Read More

Corporate Tax Planning

The End of IRS’ Voluntary Disclosure Program is Imminent

Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it would begin to ramp down the 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and the program would be fully closed by September 28, 2018. The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program The OVDP initially launched in 2009, with a second program offered in 2011, and then 2012. The current program launched in 2014. These voluntary disclosure programs have enabled American taxpayers… Read More

Litigation

The Standard of Conduct the CRA Must Uphold in an Audit

Last week, we reviewed a decision in which the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) was ordered to pay $5 million in damages after a court found that the Agency had engaged in a number of questionable practices during the “Billionaire’s Audit” targeting high net worth Canadians in the mid-2000’s. This week we explore the standard of conduct that ought to apply during any audit undertaken by the CRA. The Quebec Superior Court examined… Read More