Areas of Practice
Stephen practices both income tax and sales tax. His income tax work focuses on private-company planning and wealth management, trust taxation, and assisting non-resident clients with all aspects of inbound investment into Canada. He also advises clients on income tax aspects of securities offerings.
Stephen also has extensive experience advising on sales taxes, such as the GST/HST and PST. Stephen’s sales tax practice includes advising on GST/HST and PST in relation to asset sales, real estate transactions, imports/exports, and the charities and not-for-profit sectors. He also represents clients involved in GST/HST and PST disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency and British Columbia Ministry of Finance.