Jeffrey is a US Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of public accounting experience, who has been practicing in Canada since 2002. Prior to joining Fuller Landau as the leader of our US tax practice, he was a former Big Four partner and more recently, founding principal at BoTax, a US tax advisory boutique in Toronto that provided US federal and state tax consulting services to Canadian businesses and their stakeholders.
Jeffrey’s expertise focuses on two distinct client groups: Canadian businesses with US federal and state tax filing obligations arising from their US activities; and American citizens residing in Canada who often have onerous US tax and information reporting obligations and unique estate and retirement planning challenges. Jeffrey’s practice has a heavy concentration in jurisdictional tax matters involving permanent establishment and state nexus considerations, tax controversy resolution, and sales taxation.
Jeffrey is a frequent author and highly sought-after lecturer, with articles appearing in the National Post, Globe & Mail, and numerous trade publications. He has facilitated lectures for the Tax Executive Institute, the Council for International Tax Education, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Canada.
Over the years, Jeffrey has become known for his practical and insightful advice, and dedication to his profession. Clients value his accessible, empathetic approach and know that they are in good hands, with Jeffrey on their side.
“My clients’ business is often their single largest asset. As a business owner and advisor, my modus operandi is to provide responsive, practical advice that I would follow, myself.”
The United States considers US Green Card holders to be US residents for tax purposes. Green card holders file tax returns and pay US tax on their worldwide income as do US citizens, even if they live in Canada. Canada generally considers those who permanently reside in Canada to be Canadian residents for Canadian tax... Read More
In the shadow of the recent Wayfair decision, more and more Canadian remote sellers now have to deal with state and local sales tax collection responsibilities. All too many are still thinking they can play the catch me if you can game, erroneously citing the US Canada Tax Treaty or assuming the states can’t or... Read More
On June 21, the US Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair, overturning its 1992 decision, Quill v. North Dakota, which required an out-of-state vendor to have an in-state physical presence in order for a state to impose sales tax compliance burdens. Wayfair is a very significant decision that will affect many Canadian companies who sell... Read More