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William I. Innes

William Innes Barrister

William I. (Bill) Innes has practised in the area of tax litigation for 40 years. His reported decisions cover clients ranging from multi-national corporations to individual taxpayers. He deals with income taxes, HST/GST and provincial taxes. In addition to acting as leading counsel in tax cases Bill acts as an advisor to small- and medium-sized law firms and accounting firms. He provides advice, opinions and support for legal and accounting professionals that are looking for a second opinion on litigation matters or matters that may lead to litigation. Bill is also AV peer review rated according to Martindale-Hubbell (preeminent), its highest level of professional ranking. Bill Innes is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Canadian Tax Journal and Tax Litigation and a former editorial board member of the CCH Canadian Tax Reporter. He is the author or co-author of several legal texts and numerous articles including Tax Evasion (Carswell), The Essential GAAR Manual (CCH), Federal Tax Practice (CCH) and Charities, Non-Profits and Philanthropy Under the Income Tax Act (CCH). Bill blogs for Thomson Reuters Corporation at Bill Innes on Current Tax Cases, Taxnet Pro:
http://www.gettaxnetpro.com/blog/category/tax-blog-by-bill-innes/. Year Called to the Bar: 1975 (NB); 1978 (ON).

Year Called to the Bar:1975 (NB); 1978 (ON)
PO Box 19559, Manulife PO, 2 Bloor St W
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 869-2204
E-mail: williaminnes@bell.net

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