David Rotfleisch

David Rotfleisch
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch
Founder & Principal

David Rotfleisch, founder and principal of the Toronto-based firm Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC, focuses on income tax law.

He graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1975 and became a chartered accountant in 1977. Mr. Rotfleisch went on to earn a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1983. He founded the firm in 1987.

A lawyer and chartered professional accountant, Mr. Rotfleisch handles simple and complex tax and estate planning matters, as well as tax amnesty and tax litigation issues. His clients include start-up businesses, resident and non-resident business owners, and corporations.

With a background in the computer and IT industry, Mr. Rotfleisch also assists with technology matters, including high-tech legal issues such as software development and intellectual property.

David Rotfleisch Posts

Tax deal with U.S. opens new doors for CRA

The new arrangement means Canadian banks would report “relevant” information on accounts held by U.S. residents or citizens to the Canada Revenue Agency, which would share it with the IRS under existing tax treaty rules – making it consistent with Canadian privacy laws, said senior government officials. Read more

CRA income estimate may merit challenge

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) may be zeroing in on taxpayers working in industries that have the potential for unrepor... Read more

De-taxers reconsidering stance have options

Paying taxes may be considered unconstitutional in the “de-tax” movement, but for those having second thoughts about the... Read more

Non-filing, tax evasion charges may result in jail time

While failing to file a tax return differs from tax evasion, both charges could potentially result in a jail sentence, s... Read more

Unreported offshore income in focus as CRA program gears up

A federal program that will reward whistleblowers for reporting international tax evasion is set to ramp up, and Canadia... Read more