The Tax Man Cometh: Safeguarding Yourself and Clients During an Audit

Tax Man Cometh:OD10202

On Demand Webinar

Duration: 58 minutes

Registration Fee: Lex Mundi members / Non-members - No Charge.

Course Description:

Safeguard yourself and your clients in the event of a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) audit.

The presentation will discuss the federal and provincial taxation audit and appeal process, including collection proceedings, and highlight recent trends in taxation audits.

Gain valuable insight from TDS’ Senior Tax Litigation Partner in the field of tax dispute resolution and CRA compliance. The presenter will share his extensive first hand knowledge and experience dealing with the CRA across Canada at all stages of the audit process, up to and including a Tax Court appeal.

Learn about the peculiarities of dealing with with the Canadian taxation authorities from an inside perspective.


Jeff Pniowsky, Senior Tax Litigation Partner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Jeff Pniowsky is the Senior Tax Litigation Partner with Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, the Lex Mundi member firm for Canada, Manitoba, with offices in Canada, Saskatchewan. Jeff focuses his national practice exclusively in the areas of tax litigation and dispute resolution in the tax audit and appeals process and tax advisory services.

Jeff was formerly a senior Tax Litigator with the Federal Department of Justice acting on behalf of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for almost 10 years. Jeff advised the Aggressive Tax Planning Division of CRA involving some of the most significant tax matters in the Prairie region of Canada. He also sat on the National Tax Avoidance committee for Justice Canada.

Jeff now serves local and national clients with a wealth of experience in litigating at all levels of both the Provincial and Federal courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

His work has included challenges to complex tax avoidance techniques involving large corporate transactions, international taxation and interpretation of tax treaties.

For examples of Jeff's Canadian tax law cases visit

Registration and fees:

No Charge - Members/Non-Members - FREE

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