Kendal Steele is of counsel at Rosen Kirshen Tax Law.
Kendal assists senior counsel in all aspects of domestic and international taxation issues. At Rosen Kirshen Tax Law, Kendal helps clients navigate the Canada Revenue Agency’s dispute resolution process and proceedings before the Tax Court of Canada. He has worked on matters including complex tax shelter structures, residency issues, audits, appeals, and small business tax issues, among various others. He also assists clients with corporate matters and tax-related criminal issues.
Kendal received his J.D. from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2018. While there, he worked for the Dalhousie Student Advocacy Society and Pro Bono Students Canada. Kendal is a two-time recipient of the Schulich Scholarship in Law Award, and he was awarded Schulich Internship Funding after his second year of law school to work for a well-known non-profit organization.
During law school, Kendal also represented low-income clients on various matters including Family Law, Human Rights, Poverty Law, among others. In his previous experience, he also represented clients in the Nova Scotia Family Court and the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division).
Originally from Prince Edward Island, Kendal enjoys basketball, beach volleyball, golf and yoga. He loves all things coffee, wine, food and nature.
Wilfredo v MNR., T-113-21 – Federal Court (RRSP over-contribution penalty removed through a settlement with the Department of Justice)
Robertson Amusements Ltd, 2015-1261(GST)G – Tax Court of Canada (Appellant’s taxable income reduced by $2,575,000, and Appellant’s GST/HST reduced by $325,000)
Beaudrow v. HMQ, 2017-1896(IT)G – Tax Court of Canada (Appellant’s shareholder benefit reduced by hundreds of thousands of dollars)
1501954 Ontario Inc v. HMQ, 2017-1897(GST)G & 2017-1894(IT)G – Tax Court of Canada (Appellant allowed additional expenses, and taxable income lowered by over a hundred thousand dollars)
Isbister v. HMQ, 2018-3922(IT)I & Spafford v. HMQ, 2018-3928(IT)I – Tax Court of Canada (Appellant allowed all interest expenses)