Ariane Hunter-Meunier

Associate

Ariane Hunter-Meunier

Ariane Hunter-Meunier

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 2015

Ariane devises strategic, cost-effective solutions to clients’ complex tax matters.

Ariane’s tax expertise extends to all aspects of commodity tax, including GST/HST, provincial sales tax, customs and excise duties, and industry-specific taxes, as well as sales and use tax in the United States. She regularly assists clients from both the public and private sectors, as well as financial institutions, on indirect tax matters related to corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. Ariane also represents corporations and individuals at all stages of their tax disputes with the tax authorities.

Ariane lectures at the Université de Sherbrooke in the Commodity Tax Graduate Program and coauthors comments for The Practitioner’s GST and QST Annotated, published in French semi-annually by Thomson Reuters.

Before joining Davies, Ariane worked at a large Canadian law firm and a major accounting firm.

Ariane Hunter-Meunier

Associate

Ariane devises strategic, cost-effective solutions to clients’ complex tax matters.

Ariane’s tax expertise extends to all aspects of commodity tax, including GST/HST, provincial sales tax, customs and excise duties, and industry-specific taxes, as well as sales and use tax in the United States. She regularly assists clients from both the public and private sectors, as well as financial institutions, on indirect tax matters related to corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. Ariane also represents corporations and individuals at all stages of their tax disputes with the tax authorities.

Ariane lectures at the Université de Sherbrooke in the Commodity Tax Graduate Program and coauthors comments for The Practitioner’s GST and QST Annotated, published in French semi-annually by Thomson Reuters.

Before joining Davies, Ariane worked at a large Canadian law firm and a major accounting firm.

Speaking Engagement

World Tax Summit, TaxCoop 2020, “International Taxation – What about Québec?”; Webinar

Oct. 16, 2020

Article

Invesco Case: Rebate for GST Paid in Error or Notice of Objection?, co-author

Nov. 14, 2019 - The Lawyer’s Daily
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Article

Invesco Case: Funding Services Not Subject to GST/HST, co-author

Nov. 08, 2019 - The Lawyer’s Daily
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Bulletin

Federal Court of Appeal Says Funding Services Not Subject to GST/HST

Oct. 04, 2019 - In SLFI Group v Canada (2019 FCA 217), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) overturned a Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision and ruled that a group of Canadian mutual funds (Funds) was not required to self-assess GST/HST on funding services provided by a U.S. entity, because these services...

Bulletin

Proposed Amendments to the GST/HST Treatment of Cryptocurrencies

May 27, 2019 - The Department of Finance (Canada) (Finance Canada) has released, for public comment, draft legislative proposals (Draft Proposals) to amend the Excise Tax Act (ETA) in order to address certain issues regarding the treatment of virtual currencies for the purposes of the goods and services...

Speaking Engagement

26th APFF Sales Tax Symposium, “Tax Collection: A Question of Perception”; Estérel, QC

May 27, 2019

Speaking Engagement

Wolters Kluwer Webinar, “A Guide to Cryptocurrrencies and Tax”

Feb. 05, 2019

Article

Callidus Capital Corporation v. Her Majesty the Queen

Jan. 15, 2019 - Wolters Kluwer’s Tax Topics

Speaking Engagement

Tax Training II, tax seminar for the judges of the Court of Quebec, “Introduction à la taxe de vente du Québec (TVQ)”; Montréal, QC

Oct. 15, 2018

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2015

Education

Université de Sherbrooke, MTax, 2015
Université de Montréal, LLB, 2013
Concordia University, BComm (Economics), 2010

Professional Affiliations

Association de planification fiscale et financière
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Tax Foundation
Consortium Saint-Laurent

Board Memberships

Montréal Economic Institute, secretary

Community Involvement

Thomson Reuters, The Practitioner’s GST and QST Annotated (French), coauthor (comments)
Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), Editorial Committee for the “Flash fiscal”
Thomson Reuters, New Trends in Commodity Taxes, co-author

Teaching Engagements

Ariane lectures in the Commodity Tax Graduate Program at the Université de Sherbrooke. She also teaches a CLE online tax course offered by the APFF that overviews the administrative process related to the management and administration of GST and QST.

Ariane devises strategic, cost-effective solutions to clients’ complex tax matters.

Ariane’s tax expertise extends to all aspects of commodity tax, including GST/HST, provincial sales tax, customs and excise duties, and industry-specific taxes, as well as sales and use tax in the United States. She regularly assists clients from both the public and private sectors, as well as financial institutions, on indirect tax matters related to corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. Ariane also represents corporations and individuals at all stages of their tax disputes with the tax authorities.

Ariane lectures at the Université de Sherbrooke in the Commodity Tax Graduate Program and coauthors comments for The Practitioner’s GST and QST Annotated, published in French semi-annually by Thomson Reuters.

Before joining Davies, Ariane worked at a large Canadian law firm and a major accounting firm.

Speaking Engagement

World Tax Summit, TaxCoop 2020, “International Taxation – What about Québec?”; Webinar

Oct. 16, 2020

Article

Invesco Case: Rebate for GST Paid in Error or Notice of Objection?, co-author

Nov. 14, 2019 - The Lawyer’s Daily
Download this article.

Article

Invesco Case: Funding Services Not Subject to GST/HST, co-author

Nov. 08, 2019 - The Lawyer’s Daily
Download this article.

Bulletin

Federal Court of Appeal Says Funding Services Not Subject to GST/HST

Oct. 04, 2019 - In SLFI Group v Canada (2019 FCA 217), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) overturned a Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision and ruled that a group of Canadian mutual funds (Funds) was not required to self-assess GST/HST on funding services provided by a U.S. entity, because these services...

Bulletin

Proposed Amendments to the GST/HST Treatment of Cryptocurrencies

May 27, 2019 - The Department of Finance (Canada) (Finance Canada) has released, for public comment, draft legislative proposals (Draft Proposals) to amend the Excise Tax Act (ETA) in order to address certain issues regarding the treatment of virtual currencies for the purposes of the goods and services...

Speaking Engagement

26th APFF Sales Tax Symposium, “Tax Collection: A Question of Perception”; Estérel, QC

May 27, 2019

Speaking Engagement

Wolters Kluwer Webinar, “A Guide to Cryptocurrrencies and Tax”

Feb. 05, 2019

Article

Callidus Capital Corporation v. Her Majesty the Queen

Jan. 15, 2019 - Wolters Kluwer’s Tax Topics

Speaking Engagement

Tax Training II, tax seminar for the judges of the Court of Quebec, “Introduction à la taxe de vente du Québec (TVQ)”; Montréal, QC

Oct. 15, 2018

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2015

Education

Université de Sherbrooke, MTax, 2015
Université de Montréal, LLB, 2013
Concordia University, BComm (Economics), 2010

Professional Affiliations

Association de planification fiscale et financière
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Tax Foundation
Consortium Saint-Laurent

Board Memberships

Montréal Economic Institute, secretary

Community Involvement

Thomson Reuters, The Practitioner’s GST and QST Annotated (French), coauthor (comments)
Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), Editorial Committee for the “Flash fiscal”
Thomson Reuters, New Trends in Commodity Taxes, co-author

Teaching Engagements

Ariane lectures in the Commodity Tax Graduate Program at the Université de Sherbrooke. She also teaches a CLE online tax course offered by the APFF that overviews the administrative process related to the management and administration of GST and QST.