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Natasha Miklaucic

Associée

Toronto
NMiklaucic@blg.com
416.367.6233

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Natasha’s practice is exclusively in tax law. This includes:

  • private company reorganizations
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • international tax and trust planning
  • tax advice on domestic and international insurance
  • tax advice and structuring for non-resident corporations establishing new businesses or with ongoing businesses in Canada
  • advice for companies with employees or contractors in Canada temporarily or permanently
  • advice on employee tax benefits for public and private organizations
  • professional corporations tax planning while practicing and for retirement
  • wealth management
  • tax litigation and assessment disputes
  • voluntary disclosures (tax amnesty or tax pardons)

Natasha has represented clients in tax disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency and the Ministry of Finance (Ontario). She has also appeared at the Tax Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Federal Court of Appeal on income tax, GST, PST, land transfer tax, capital tax, CPP and EI matters.

Prior to law school, Natasha worked as a consultant with an international consulting firm where she focused on corporate strategy and technology.

Experience

  • Advising corporate clients on internal structuring, employee benefit taxation, executive compensation, employee/contractor remuneration issues, CPP/EI, business tax and succession planning.
  • Advising corporate clients on income tax issues arising in acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations, financings, wind-ups and amalgamations for domestic and international corporations, partnerships and trusts.
  • Structuring and implementing tax-effective plans for corporations, partnerships, trusts and individuals, both domestically and internationally.
  • Advising corporations on Canadian, cross-border and international employee issues, including cross border withholding and waivers and taxation on termination.
  • Structuring Canadian projects for non-residents in a tax-efficient manner.
  • Providing offshore insurance and trust planning for individuals and corporations, including advice on the non-resident trust rules.
  • Advising high-net-worth clients on inter-generational wealth and estate planning.
  • Representing corporate and individual clients with respect to voluntary disclosures.
  • Counsel to the taxpayer in the following cases: Par Golf Camps Inc. v. HMQ 2001-3812(GST); Simone v. R., 2005 D.T.C. 537 (TCC); 1280659 Ontario Inc. V. M.N.R., 2004 TCC 138; Santoro v. R., 2004 D.T.C. 3684 (TCC); Tindall v. R., 2000 D.T.C. 2126 (TCC); Thornbrook Complete Home Care Inc. v. R. 2002 2132 (TCC); and Thornbrook Complete Home Care Inc. v. R. 2005 FCA 22.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, International Fiscal Association
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 1998
  • LLB, Queen’s University, 1996
  • B.Comm. (Hons.), Queen’s University, 1990