Dov Whitman

Associate

Dov Whitman

Dov Whitman

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 2016

Clients turn to Dov to deliver creative solutions to their critical tax challenges.

Dov specializes in representing clients in their tax litigation against the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec. He acts for pharmaceutical companies, private equity firms, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals on a wide array of taxation matters.

Dov helps clients quickly and efficiently resolve their tax disputes at all stages, from audit through court representation, on matters that include transfer pricing, aggressive tax planning, complex financial transactions and GST/HST.

In 2015, Dov and his teammate won the Sopinka Cup, a national annual trial advocacy competition in Canada organized by the Advocates’ Society.

Dov Whitman

Associate

Clients turn to Dov to deliver creative solutions to their critical tax challenges.

Dov specializes in representing clients in their tax litigation against the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec. He acts for pharmaceutical companies, private equity firms, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals on a wide array of taxation matters.

Dov helps clients quickly and efficiently resolve their tax disputes at all stages, from audit through court representation, on matters that include transfer pricing, aggressive tax planning, complex financial transactions and GST/HST.

In 2015, Dov and his teammate won the Sopinka Cup, a national annual trial advocacy competition in Canada organized by the Advocates’ Society.

Private Equity Firm

Representing a private equity group before the Tax Court of Canada in connection with a dispute involving foreign exchange forward contracts in what is commonly referred to as "straddle" trading undertaken by a substantial number of taxpayers.

Investment Fund

Advised an investment fund on tax matters relating to international investors.

High-Net-Worth Family

Acted for a high-net-worth family on tax matters related to a reorganization of the family's corporate holdings.

High-Net-Worth Family

Advised a high-net-worth family on tax matters related to acquisition of aircraft.

International Financial Institution

Advised an international banking and financial group on tax matters related to reporting of foreign accounts.

Article

Lessons from Canada and the WTO: The U.S. Should Embrace a VAT

Apr. 17, 2017 - The current Republican government in the United States campaigned on a promise of comprehensive tax reform. As a result, many commentators believe big changes – including a consumption tax like a value-added tax (VAT) – may now be possible. In this article, originally published in Bloomberg BNA’s...

Article

Interest Deductibility in Canada: The TDL Group Co. Decisions

May 26, 2016 - Originally published in Tax Notes International, this article examines the conclusions reached by both the Tax Court of Canada denying an interest deduction and by the Federal Court of Appeal subsequently allowing the deduction in an effort to identify a more unified theory on the proper...

Sopinka Cup National Trial Advocacy Competition—Winner (2015)

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2016

Education

McGill University, BCL/LLB, 2015
McGill University, MEd (Educational Psychology), 2009

Clients turn to Dov to deliver creative solutions to their critical tax challenges.

Dov specializes in representing clients in their tax litigation against the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec. He acts for pharmaceutical companies, private equity firms, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals on a wide array of taxation matters.

Dov helps clients quickly and efficiently resolve their tax disputes at all stages, from audit through court representation, on matters that include transfer pricing, aggressive tax planning, complex financial transactions and GST/HST.

In 2015, Dov and his teammate won the Sopinka Cup, a national annual trial advocacy competition in Canada organized by the Advocates’ Society.

Private Equity Firm

Representing a private equity group before the Tax Court of Canada in connection with a dispute involving foreign exchange forward contracts in what is commonly referred to as "straddle" trading undertaken by a substantial number of taxpayers.

Investment Fund

Advised an investment fund on tax matters relating to international investors.

High-Net-Worth Family

Acted for a high-net-worth family on tax matters related to a reorganization of the family's corporate holdings.

High-Net-Worth Family

Advised a high-net-worth family on tax matters related to acquisition of aircraft.

International Financial Institution

Advised an international banking and financial group on tax matters related to reporting of foreign accounts.

Article

Lessons from Canada and the WTO: The U.S. Should Embrace a VAT

Apr. 17, 2017 - The current Republican government in the United States campaigned on a promise of comprehensive tax reform. As a result, many commentators believe big changes – including a consumption tax like a value-added tax (VAT) – may now be possible. In this article, originally published in Bloomberg BNA’s...

Article

Interest Deductibility in Canada: The TDL Group Co. Decisions

May 26, 2016 - Originally published in Tax Notes International, this article examines the conclusions reached by both the Tax Court of Canada denying an interest deduction and by the Federal Court of Appeal subsequently allowing the deduction in an effort to identify a more unified theory on the proper...

Sopinka Cup National Trial Advocacy Competition—Winner (2015)

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2016

Education

McGill University, BCL/LLB, 2015
McGill University, MEd (Educational Psychology), 2009