With a vast array of natural and human resources, expansive geographic coverage, solid infrastructure, and stable government and banking systems, Canada provides a very attractive opportunity for foreign businesses.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the business and financial capital of the country, Fuller Landau is perfectly positioned to help inbound foreign businesses establish and maintain operations in Canada.

Below is a list of some resources that may be of use to inbound businesses, followed by details on some of the many services we provide to foreign companies that are looking to set up in Canada.

  • Guide: Doing Business in Canada – click here
  • Article: Non-Residents Investing in Canadian Real Estate – click here
  • Blog: Top 10 Business and Tax Considerations for Canada-Bound Companies – click here
  • Blog: A 10-Point Tax and Financial Planning Guide for International Employees Coming to Canada – click here

Inbound Tax Services

  • Inbound tax structure planning
  • Canadian business, payroll and indirect tax registration and compliance
  • Canadian corporate tax compliance
  • Withholding tax registration and compliance
  • Transfer pricing services

Outsourcing Solutions

Our Business Enterprise Solutions Team (BEST) provides accounting and financial administration services to foreign-owned companies investing or operating in Canada.

Our services include:

  • Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Administration of payroll
  • Tax compliance including commodity tax filings
  • Troubleshooting and oversight as required

Audit and Assurance Services

Our Audit and Assurance team has in-depth knowledge and expertise with assurance engagements for financial statements issued under Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Transaction Advisory Services and Corporate Finance

Our Transaction Advisory team assists foreign investors making Canadian acquisitions with all types of due diligence, including financial, tax and quality of earnings. For foreign investors looking to divest their Canadian holdings, we provide sell-side support.

Our Corporate Finance team works closely with our clients to understand their investment goals and capital requirements, and identify and contact prospective capital sponsors.

We provide support through each step of the process, from preparing the appropriate confidential information memorandum documents, to evaluating and negotiating financial proposals, to ultimately closing the transaction.

Business and Risk Management Advisory

Our Valuations and Forensic Accounting team provides independent valuation and litigation support services. We have assisted clients who are absentee foreign investors in forensic and investigative assignments of their Canadian investments.

Our Restructuring and Insolvency team specializes in providing consulting services to companies in transition, as well as lenders and investors managing non-performing loans or investment positions. We help both foreign investors assess the business viability of their Canadian investments and Canadian investors assess the business viability of their foreign investments.

Family Office Services

We view the Family Office as the Canadian CFO for high net worth foreign investors who have Canadian investment holdings. Our Family Office Services team is an integrated group of multidisciplinary professionals who provide objective advice to help our clients make informed decisions. Our services include reviewing financial goals and objectives; assessing investment opportunities and monitoring existing investments; investment bookkeeping, and tax planning and compliance.

Andy Yap, Partner





Gordon Jessup Partner at Fuller Landau LLP.

Gordon Jessup, Partner





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