Nathaniel offers a critical and analytical approach to tax matters that minimizes risk and taxes payable. When a dispute arises, he works to resolve the issue quickly and efficiently. He represents both individual and corporate clients on federal and provincial tax litigation matters, including disputes under the Excise Tax Act, the Income Tax Act, the Corporations Tax Act, the Land Transfer Tax Act, the Retail Sales Tax Act, the Tobacco Tax Act and the Employer Health Tax Act.
He has spent his entire career accumulating extensive experience in both proactive and retroactive tax planning, tax treaty optimization, offshore compliance, individual and corporate residence tax matters, trusts, director’s and shareholder’s liability issues, and in land transfer tax, income tax, GST/HST and employer heath tax issues. His practice focuses on the areas of Tax Law, Estate Planning and Trusts, advising clients on matters pertaining to corporate finance, corporate tax planning, acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, divestitures, licensing and other contract negotiations, shareholder and business disputes, and corporate governance.
He has voluminous hands-on experience in tax planning, tax dispute resolution and compliance, tax appeals and corporate law matters including:
Nathaniel joined Devry Smith Frank LLP (‘DSF’) as a lawyer in our tax department in 2021. He graduated with an Honours B.A. Degree from York University and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. He has pursued an accounting education with the University of Toronto – Certificate in General Accounting Level 1 and is currently enrolled in CPA Canada’s In-Depth Tax Program, Canada’s most respected tax education program. He was called to the bar in 2015.
Prior to joining DSF, Nathaniel worked as a senior associate at a boutique tax law firm where he practiced tax dispute resolution and tax planning.
Outside his legal practice, Nathaniel likes to pursue his aquarium hobby and spend time with his wife and son.
Nathaniel is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation.