Elena provides advisory, planning and dispute resolution services in all areas of sales and commodity tax, including GST/HST, provincial sales tax (PST), QST, land transfer tax, excise taxes, and carbon levies. Her practice also involves advising clients on the structuring of import/export arrangements, customs duties, valuation methodology and tariff classification.
Elena is dedicated to providing practical advice in varying sectors including real estate, e-commerce, natural resources, healthcare, manufacturing, technology, financial services, and non-profit organizations. Clients seek her expertise when establishing operations in Canada and to help navigate the complexities of indirect tax, minimize risks and reduce tax costs.
Elena also regularly represents clients in audits, objections and voluntary disclosures with the Canada Revenue Agency, the Canada Border Services Agency, and the provincial tax authorities, and in appeals to the Tax Court of Canada.