Jeff Kirshen is a founding Partner at Rosen Kirshen Tax Law.
Jeff advises clients in all aspects of domestic and international taxation while specializing in complicated tax matters. He provides practical advice to individuals and businesses on all areas of taxation, including tax residency, the dispute resolution process, the Voluntary Disclosures Program, rectification applications, and tax litigation.
Jeff has developed an expertise in assisting and defending taxpayers in their disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency, the Department of Justice, and provincial tax authorities. He has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, the Ontario Court of Justice, and the Superior Court of Justice.
Jeff obtained an Honour’s degree in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario – Huron Campus. In addition, Jeff completed Canadian and US law degrees, holding a JD from both the University of Windsor Ontario, and the University of Detroit Mercy.
Jeff is an avid skier, reader, and golfer. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, watching sports and travelling.
Harvey v. HMQ, 2020-1372(CPP) & 2020-1373(EI) – Tax Court of Canada (Settlement completed, Taxpayer was ruled to be an employee)
Taskov v. HMQ, 2019-4562(GST)G – Tax Court of Canada (Settlement completed, GST/HST assessed on sale of property removed in full)
O’Neil v. HMQ, 2019-3888(IT)G – Tax Court of Canada (Settlement completed, taxpayer allowed spousal support deductions in full)
Nguyen v. HMQ, 2019-892(IT)G – Tax Court of Canada (Settlement completed prior to any litigation steps with the DOJ recognizing the CRA’s error)
Vresky v. HMQ, 2017-3781(GST)I – Tax Court of Canada (Appeal allowed, Department of Justice conceded, taxpayer entitled to New Home Housing Rebate in full)
Ahmed, Hossain, & ZAB Services Inc. v. HMQ, 2016-2255(IT)G – Tax Court of Canada (Appeal allowed, taxpayer’s business income reduced by over $380,000)
Grguric v. HMQ, 2016-4945(IT)G – Tax Court of Canada (Appeal allowed, taxpayer entitled to Principal Residence Exemption)
Leung v. HMQ, 2016-3331(IT)G – Tax Court of Canada (Appeal allowed, taxpayer entitled to Principal Residence Exemption)
The Lawyer’s Daily – LawPRO in the Federal Court of Appeal