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Anna Malazhavaya

Founder of Advotax Law, Tax Lawyer

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EXPERTISE

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Anna helps clients who are being audited or were reassessed by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) resolve their disputes with the tax authorities. Anna represents her clients at the CRA level, at the Tax Court of Canada, and at the Federal Court. 

In addition to her tax litigation work, Anna advises her clients on a wide variety of Canadian income tax, HST, and international tax issues. She helps business owners organize their affairs in the most tax-efficient manner. ​

Most of Anna's clients are small and medium-sized businesses, as well as individuals and estates. Anna's specific expertise is in income tax and HST issues related to real estate and construction industry. 

 

Anna graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto in 2007 and was called to the Ontario bar in 2008. She completed Parts I-III of the CICA In-Depth Tax Course. Prior to founding Advotax Law, Anna practiced tax law at one of the largest Bay Street firms.

Anna is the founder of Canadian Tax Nerds, an informal discussion and study group of over 1,800 Canadian tax professionals. She is also a panelist at weekly sessions of the Canadian Tax Club.

Anna is active in the Greater Toronto Area's Russian-speaking legal community.  

Anna provides legal services in English and in Russian. 

Publications and Speaking Engagements

In addition to her work in private practice, Anna regularly presents and writes articles for a number of legal and tax publications by LexisNexis, Federated Press, Ontario Bar Association, and Canadian Tax Foundation.

Her publications and speaking engagements include:

June 17, 2021​

Interviewed by David Israelson

for Financial Post/Canadian Family Offices

May 11, 2021​

Guest Blogger

for the Financial Independence Hub

April 28, 2021​

Panelist for Federal Budget 2021 -

What You Need To Know

Ontario Bar Association

April 8, 2021

Guest Blogger

for the Financial Independence Hub

April 7, 2021​

Presenter for the Canadian Virtual CPA PD

Day Conference

January 28, 2021​

Co-presenter

for Global Lawyer of Canada's

May 21, 2020

Interviewed by Joseph Devaney

of Video Tax News

October 2, 2018

Corporate Tax Basics - What Every Business

Lawyer needs to know in 2018

Peel Law Associatio

June 6, 2016

Corporate

Tax Vocabulary

Presented as part of Canadian Bar

Association's Skilled Lawyer Series

April 29, 2021

Ontario Bar Association

April 14, 2021​

Quoted by The Toronto Star

January 7, 2021​

Interviewed by Amanda Doucette

for The Tax Chick Podcast

May 30, 2020

Interviewed by Rachel Gold

of the Ontario Bar Association

May 17, 2020

Interviewed by Igor Toutchinski

of Radio Nova

April 10, 2020

COVID-19

support measures

Interviewed by Peter Shurman

of 680 News Toronto

February 2018

Published and presented as part of Covering the Tax Bases: Critical Developments in Tax Law, Ontario Bar Association

June 8, 2017

Podcast by Moneyinside

2011

Stock Options and Foreign “Treasury Stock:” Is There an “Agreement to Sell or Issue” Shares, (2011) vol. XXIII, no. 1

Taxation of Executive Compen-sation

and Retirement 1431-34