Cadesky Tax is an independent tax consulting firm.

About Cadesky

About Cadesky Tax

We work with a wide range of clients including private businesses, owner-managers, multi-jurisdictional families and businesses, multi-national corporations and high net worth individuals to help them with tax efficient strategies. Our services include estate planning, corporate restructuring, international and Canada-US cross border planning and transfer pricing. Through Cadesky US Tax, we assist with US tax filings.

With our many years of experience, our professional team aims to deliver excellence in tax planning services. In addition to working in tandem with the client’s existing professional team, we have a wide network of professionals in Canada, the US and internationally which allow us to provide seamless services. We work in collaboration with the International Tax Specialist Group (ITSG). This international network enables us to access experienced Tax Professionals in over 30 countries around the Globe.

What's New

Doing Business in the “New” America – A Bigger Opportunity Now, More Than Ever

April 4, 2017

Cadesky Tax is an active member of the American Chamber of Commerce of Canada (“Amcham Canada”). Dean Smith, a former Chair of the Tax Committee, will be taking part on April 4th, in an event entitled “Doing Business in the “New” America – A Bigger Opportunity Now, More Than Ever” where he will discuss various U.S. tax issues that companies need to consider as they expand into the U.S. market place. Additional speakers will discuss, immigration, Homeland Security and How the Halton Economic Region may be of assistance.

Request made to Improve Fairness for Taxpayers with Special Needs

May 19, 2016

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) continues to make it increasingly difficult for Canadians with disabilities to access a modest tax credit that means a great deal to people with marginal incomes. "In this area our tax administration is unfair, inefficient and not accountable to anyone," says tax accountant Peter Weissman. "We are concerned about CRA’s disregard not only for its own policies and procedures designed to protect the interests of the taxpayer but also numerous Tax Court of Canada rulings that have provided guidance as far as interpreting the legislative intent of the Income Tax Act."

Towards greater fairness in taxation: international tax advisory bodies present Model Taxpayer Charter

November 13, 2015

Today (13 November 2015), three international professional bodies of tax advisers representing more than 500,000 tax advisers worldwide presented their joint proposal for a Model Taxpayer Charter.

Canada-U.S. Tax Planning for Individuals (Selected Tax Issues)

June 8, 2015

Canadian tax system comparison, Canadian persons with U.S. beneficiaries, U.S. persons with Canadian beneficiaries, Canadians holding U.S. situs assets, U.S. persons holding Canadian assets, Canadians moving to U.S., U.S. persons moving to Canada, U.S. citizens living in Canada.

T1135 Foreign Income Verification Statement

Feb 9, 2015

As of February 9, 2015, individual taxpayers will be able to file this form electronically for the 2014 tax year. The CRA will make electronic filing of Form T1135 available for corporations and partnerships in the future and will announce when the service becomes available.

Canadians regularly going to U.S. for long stays need to be mindful of changes, says MP

Jan 20, 2015

Officials can now track Canadians' exit dates and re-entry dates into Canada. A B.C. MP is warning people about a new information-sharing agreement between Canada and the United States that could put travellers who regularly spend a lot of time in the U.S. at risk of significant consequences...

Government of Canada strengthens collaboration with the United Kingdom

September 9, 2014

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, today wrapped up a successful two-day trip to London, England. During her visit, Minister Findlay met with David Gauke, Financial Secretary to the Treasury for the United Kingdom (U.K.) and responsible for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), as well as HMRC senior officials, members of the tax community, and other stakeholders.


2019 U.S. Tax Rates

Jan 17, 2019

On November 15, 2018 the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2018-57. … Read more »

The Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act of 2018 [Proposed]

Jan 08, 2019

On December 20, 2018, just before the Congressional holiday recess,… Read more »

Interest Deductibility

Dec 11, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA” P.L…. Read more »

U.S. Social Security Numbers

Dec 04, 2018

All United States persons (citizens and green card holders) are… Read more »

Expiring ITINS

Nov 20, 2018

Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) are tax processing numbers, issued… Read more »

The U.S. Repatriation Tax – IRC §965: Proposed Regulations Issued

Aug 20, 2018

On August 3, 2018 the IRS issued “final” proposed regulations… Read more »

Tax Planning Bomb Shell

Jul 19, 2017

“Changes to strategies that have been the basis for shareholder… Read more »

Major changes to the Voluntary Disclosures Program

Jul 10, 2017

“relief from penalties will be significantly curtailed” The Voluntary Disclosures… Read more »

Canadian Tax Treatment of Certain Florida and Delaware Partnerships

Oct 03, 2016

the CRA views these entities to be corporations for Canadian… Read more »

Eaton A.P.A. cancellations were an abuse of I.R.S. discretion

Sep 27, 2017

This article appears in Insights vol. 4, Issue 9.  Insights… Read more »

Amazon makes the CUT – an important taxpayer win, a reminder to consider transactional evidence

May 29, 2017

This article also appears in the May issue of Insights,… Read more »