Bobby B. Solhi

Bobby B. Solhi, J.D.

Email: bobby.solhi@taxchambers.ca

Tel: 416-847-7300

Bobby B. Solhi – Tax Lawyer and Partner

Mr. Bobby Solhi is a tax lawyer and partner of TaxChambers LLP.   Bobby has a broad legal practice focused on the GST/HST and income tax law for individuals and closely held companies.

Bobby is often recommended to advise on and implement ownership structures, re-organizations and business succession plans involving the use of trusts, partnerships, and sophisticated corporate structures.  Bobby has been a valued tax advisor to many high-net worth individuals and privately held companies in Canada.  Bobby regularly advises a number of international consultancy firms with Canadian tax law concerns.

Bobby is a trusted advisor to our clients in tax disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and other tax authorities in the course of an audit, objection and appeal.  He has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal with the vast majority of cases settled favourably without hearing.

As a former legislation design specialist with the Tax Policy Division of the Ministry of Finance (Ontario), Bobby contributed to several high profile projects in tax administration, policy design, and the introduction of the HST in Ontario.

Education

  • Certificate of Achievement, Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada
  • In-Depth Tax Course Parts I, II, and III, C.I.C.A.
  • In-Depth HST/GST Course, C.I.C.A.
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School

Mr. Solhi was the recipient of numerous awards including the Honourable Paul I.B. and Mrs. Tevis Staniszewski Award, Gowlings LLP Prize in IP Law and Technology, and the Millennium Excellence Scholarship.

Publications

Mr. Solhi is a regular  contributor and board member to a number of industry leading publications. Bobby is a featured Canadian tax law expert for LexisNexis’ Legal Practice Advisor publication where he writes extensively and develops practical modules on tax law for lawyers involved in corporate and commercial transactions.

Bobby is also a board member and contributing editor to Sales and Use Tax, a quarterly journal now published by Thomson Reuters devoted to Canadian commodity tax developments, including the GST, excise taxes and provincial sales taxes.

Select publications include:

  • Sale of a New-ish Home: GST/HST and the Self Supply Rules”, Privately Held Companies & Taxes, Carswell, TaxNetPro, September 2012.
  • Input Tax Credit for Holding Companies: Subsection 186(1)“, Privately Held Companies & Taxes, Carswell, TaxNetPro, December 2012.

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