TAX SERVICES

In a fast-changing world, staying compliant with complex regulations is critical for your company. Our tax professionals have deep knowledge of Canadian tax to get ahead of these changes and respond to demands from tax authorities.

Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Corporate tax strategy and filing 
  • Partnership tax strategy and filing 
  • Personal tax strategy and filing
  • GST/HST tax strategy and filing
  • CRA  representations including Voluntary Disclosures, Notice of Objections, and CRA Audit support 
  • Income Splitting
  • Residency Issues
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Speculation and Vacancy Tax
  • Shareholder Tax Planning
  • Cryptocurrency Taxation
  • Capital Dividends 
  • Lifetime Capital Gains Exemptions
  • Corporate Reorganizations
  • Butterfly Transactions
  • Trust Use For Tax Planning
We have deep knowledge in tax topics relating to cryptocurrencies, real estate construction and development, cannabis, and tech industries.  For more information on our industry-specific work see our industry specific service pages.

Example tax work handled by Metrics:

  • Corporate Tax – Corporate Tax Filings and advisory on complex financial structures for projects in the Real Estate Development Industry. We have over $100M in assets under our care; 
  • Crypto Tax – Corporate & Personal Tax Filings for activities in the crypto trading and mining industries. We have over $100M in assets under our  tax advisory
  • CRA Notice of Objection for Crypto Trading with $10M under objection (ongoing); 
  • CRA – Notice of Objection for Cannabis company with $12M under objection (ongoing);
  • CRA – GST Audit Representation- Defense of valuation of a $67M real estate self-assessment. (closed-settled in favour of our client without going to the Real Estate team for assessment); 
  • CRA- GST Audit Representation- Notice of Objection for $2M in GST assessed on medical cannabis sales;
  • CRA- Notice of Objection for Proprietor with $30k under objection (closed-settled in favour of our client)
  • 100+ businesses converted to cloud-based software to help automate compliance and related activities

Whether it’s optimizing your structure for tax planning excellence, navigating your next big deal, or simply ensuring Income Tax Act compliance, our tax professionals are here to help you achieve your goals while making space for adding value across the business. Explore how we can help you add value across all areas of tax.

Leah Southworth

Tax: GST/HST Information

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a 5% federal tax charged on most Canadian goods and services. For provinces who have harmonized their provincial and federal sales taxes, GST and PST are [...]
“As our business shifted from father to son, we were looking for a new accounting partner to help us simplify and maximize our real estate and development portfolio of companies. We found that partner in Metrics. Five years (and many complicated tax moves later) we are stronger than ever.”