Founding Canadian tax lawyer, David J. Rotfleisch, is a Certified Specialist in Taxation expert in the realm of Canadian income tax law. You might say that income tax is David’s passion for David is not only a lawyer, he is a chartered professional accountant and has completed the CICA in-depth tax course. He has helped start-up businesses, resident and non-resident business owners and corporations with their tax affairs, and over the years, he has assisted numerous corporations and individuals with simple and complex tax and estate planning matters as well as voluntary disclosures (VDP or tax amnesty) and tax audit and tax litigation issues.
David’s second passion is technology, and with an extensive background in the computer and IT industry, David is especially adept at dealing with high-tech legal issues, such as software development and intellectual property.
He graduated from McGill University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and became a chartered accountant in 1977. He then attended Osgoode Hall Law School where he took all tax courses available and was admitted to the Ontario bar in 1983. He founded his Canadian tax law firm in 1987.
He blogs extensively and has published tax articles in professional publications and in the press and appears regularly on radio and television.
As of the end of April 2020, David Rotfleisch is one of only 12 Ontario Certified Specialists In Taxation.