Neal Armstrong Named an Indirect Tax Leader by International Tax Review

Davies partner Neal Armstrong has been recognized as an Indirect Tax Leader: Canada in the International Tax Review’s 2018 Indirect Tax Leaders guide.

Neal has over 30 years of experience in domestic and international tax matters, with particular expertise in REITs, GST/HST, financings, and inbound and outbound cross-border transactions. He is the editor of Tax Interpretations, an online commentary on the transactional implications of a broad range of Canadian tax matters. In 2016, Neal acted for RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust on Canadian and U.S. tax matters in connection with the US$1.9-billion sale of its portfolio of 49 shopping centres to Blackstone Real Estate Partners.

Published annually, the Indirect Tax Leaders guide lists the world’s leading indirect tax practitioners, as identified via peer nominations and recommendations.


Canadian Tax and Other Measures Implemented in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar. 27, 2020 - Starting on March 18, 2020, the Government of Canada has announced a series of emergency measures intended to help stabilize the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These include tax and economic measures aimed at providing financial support for individuals and businesses and...

A Penalty Under GAAR Will Cause Ineligibility for Public Contracts in Québec

Mar. 23, 2020 - The Act mainly to establish the Centre d'acquisitions gouvernementales and Infrastructures technologiques Québec (Act) was assented to on February 21, 2020, by the National Assembly of Québec. The Act incorporates new provisions in the government procurement rules to combat abusive tax...