Recognized as one of Canada’s foremost experts in the law related to charities and non-profit organizations, Drache Aptowitzer LLP will provide appropriate guidance through every step of your organization’s life span.
Of note, Drache Aptowitzer acts for many organizations across Canada, as well as international charities with Canadian connections. Our firm also regularly works with and supports other organizations and legal advisors who prefer to take advantage of our specialized expertise.
The firm has particular expertise in the area of the arts having worked with both arts related charitable organizations, National Arts Service Organizations and individual artists in tax-related matters.
The firm is also often retained by taxpayers to structure significant charitable donations, both during their lifetimes and in their estate planning.
Arthur has appeared on behalf of charities and donors before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. While Adam has extensive experience before the Tax Court of Canada and has appeared also at the Federal Court of Appeal.
We have also acted as an expert adviser to aboriginal organizations in establishing tax efficient vehicles for investment and for business activities.
- Strategic planning
- Establishment of charitable trusts
- Establishment of non-profit organizations
- Structuring significant donations for maximum tax efficiency
- Assisting charities in dealing with Canada Revenue Agency, including appeal of revocation of charitable registrations