Transaction Tax

Effective tax planning for a merger, acquisition or divestiture not only helps you avoid complicated legal and regulatory tax issues, it can also create greater shareholder value and lead to significant tax savings.

Our Team Approach

Working with an experienced tax team is key to ensuring you can effectively plan for and structure a deal. We work closely with our Corporate Finance professionals to ensure that tax risks and opportunities are identified during the early stages of the process. We take the time to understand your business so we’re better able to provide in-depth insight, extensive experience and a personalized approach, while maximizing the value of your deal over the long term.

Solutions for Success

Work with our experienced transactional tax specialists to get the most out of every opportunity while minimizing your tax liabilities. We deliver personalized tax solutions, including: 

  • Due diligence services

  • Deal structuring services

  • Advance tax-ruling requests

  • Negotiating with tax authorities 

  • Transaction structuring

  • Post-acquisition reorganization and / or integration

    Insights

    • Performance

      June 01, 2022

      Tax Update: Canada Revenue Agency prescribed interest rates increasing July 1, 2022

      Annual prescribed interest rates that will apply to amounts owed to and from the Canada Revenue Agency for the third quarter of 2022 will increase as of July 1, 2022.

    • Progress

      May 20, 2022

      Enhanced hospital GST / HST rebates for long-term care facilities

      If you operate a long-term care facility and are currently only claiming the GST / HST rebate for charities or qualifying not-for-profit organizations, it may be time to revisit your eligibility for an enhanced hospital rebate announced in the 2022 Federal Budget.

    • Agility

      May 19, 2022

      Crypto asset mining – A review of recent proposals

      Proposed amendments to tax rules around crypto assets could impact business engaged in crypto mining activities. We explore how new definitions shift GST / HST costs under the proposed changes.

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    Am Lidder CPA, CA

    Senior Vice President, Tax Services

    Amanjit (Am) Lidder, CPA, CA, is the Senior Vice President of Tax Services with MNP. As the leader of MNP’s Tax Group and a member of the firm’s management team, she oversees all facets of the firm’s tax practice, providing management and strategic guidance to tax specialists across Canada. Within her role as the Senior Vice President of Taxation Services Am is the Chair of MNP’s Tax Executive Committee.

    Am has extensive expertise in Canadian taxation, providing a wide range of tax planning and compliance services to mid-market organizations and their shareholders. Working one-on-one with clients, she delivers effective advice and strategies for corporate and personal tax planning, estate and succession planning and corporate reorganizations, as well as merger and acquisition planning. Am strives to fully understand her clients and their businesses, allowing her to tailor solutions to their objectives.

    Am has been involved in and presented at numerous tax conferences hosted by CPA Canada and the Canadian Tax Foundation. She is also active in the tax education community, previously serving on the CPA Canada Education Committee, the Advisory and Planning Committee for CPA Canada’s National Conference on Income Taxes and on the CTF British Columbia Tax Conference Program Committee. Currently Am is an active member of the CPA Canada Tax Advisory Committee.

    Am is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2001. She received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Northern British Columbia in 1998. Am is also the Chair of MNP’s Tax Executive Committee and has served as a Director on MNP’s Board.