Allan J. Gelkopf

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-2634
Fax: (416) 863-2653

Allan Gelkopf is a partner who practises in the areas of commodity tax and customs law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Practice focuses on planning and advising clients in connection with GST/HST, PST, customs valuation, tariff classification and import/export restrictions. Past Chair of Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade Section of Canadian Bar Association and current editor of newsletter. Assisted in preparation of GST Guide for Consumers of Legal Services and for Lawyers. Consultant to Finance Canada in connection with GST/PST Harmonization and member of HST Focus Group established by Finance to review HST legislation involving financial institutions. Has written for Canadian Tax Foundation, GST & Commodity Tax Newsletter and CPA Commodity Tax Symposium. Listed in The 2017 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada and International Tax Review’s Indirect Tax Leaders. Member of GST Leaders Forum, Canadian Financing & Leasing Association Tax Committee, I.E. Canada and Canadian Tax Foundation. LLB/MBA (gold medal), University of Windsor. Admitted to Ontario Bar, 1986.

Year Called to the Bar:1986 (ON)
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