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Tax lawyer returns to Langlois

Monday, September 23, 2019 @ 12:01 PM | By John Chunn

Langlois lawyers announced that Maxime Chouinard has returned to the Quebec firm.

According to the firm’s press release, Chouinard devotes much of his practice to tax litigation and business law. Having practised at Langlois from 2015 to 2018, he later worked at a large accounting firm in corporate reorganization.

“We are pleased with Maxime’s return to our Quebec City offices. The experience he has gained in an accounting firm, his knowledge of corporate reorganization and his practice in tax litigation fits very well with our comprehensive offer of high-level legal services,” said Jean-François Gagnon, chief executive officer.

Chouinard’s business law practice covers the reorganization and financing of private corporations, mergers and acquisitions, implementing asset protection structures, creating trusts and negotiating and drafting a variety of commercial agreements. Moreover, he assists charitable organizations in connection with the Canada Revenue Agency’s registration process for charitable donations.

Chouinard also provides tax litigation services, which range from representing his clients’ interests regarding connection with tax audit matters to court appearances, if required. His areas of expertise varies from provincial and federal goods and services taxes to income tax matters, tax claims recovery, scientific research and experimental development tax credits (SR&ED) and access to information issues.