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Sameer Nurmohamed

Sameer Nurmohamed
Sameer Nurmohamed (he, him, his) Partner | Toronto
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  • A telecommunications corporation in the settlement of a tax dispute regarding the deduction of guarantee and other fees

  • Real estate development corporations in a successful motion hearing resolving several related transitional land credit tax disputes

  • A U.S. entertainment corporation in the settlement of a Part XIII withholding tax dispute involving an exemption under the Canada-U.S. tax treaty

  • Utilities and real estate corporations in several settlements of tax disputes regarding the characterizations of repair and maintenance expenses as income or capital

  • A telecommunications corporation in the settlement of a tax dispute regarding the valuation of cross-border intellectual property

  • A multinational corporation in the settlement of a tax dispute regarding GAAR

  • A Canadian entity in the settlement of regulatory proceedings

  • A multinational conglomerate in obtaining a rectification order

Awards & Recognition

Sameer is a recipient of the "Best Newsletter Article by a Young Practitioner Award" by the Canadian Tax Foundation for his article "Tax Benefit" for GAAR: The Defences, Canadian Tax Focus, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2021.

He is also recognized as a leading tax lawyer in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2023.

Professional Activities

In addition to speaking frequently at events in the industry, Sameer serves as the secretary of the Ontario Bar Association's Tax Executive and as the vice-chair of the Canadian Tax Foundation's Young Practitioners Group. He also acts as a mentor with the Federation of Asian-Canadian Lawyers and several universities.

Sameer volunteers extensively with not-for-profits, including as a board member of Basic Income Canada Network and an advisor with UBI Works.

He has completed the Canadian Bar Association's program on tax law for lawyers and CPA Canada's in-depth tax course.

  • Author: “Tax Benefit” for GAAR: The Defences
    Canadian Tax Focus, Volume 11, No. 1, 2021, pages 1–2.
Professional Appearances
  • Moderator: Bad Facts Make Bad Law? A Review of Deans Knight and a Young Practitioners Mixer
    Canadian Tax Foundation, December 14, 2022.
  • Presenter: Trends in CRA Requests for Information and Documents
    74th Annual Tax Conference, Canadian Tax Foundation, November 27, 2022.
  • Speaker: A Practical GAAR Update
    Young Practitioners Focus Conference, Canadian Tax Foundation, September 7, 2022.
  • Speaker: Case Law Update
    Young Practitioner Webinar Series, Canadian Tax Foundation, Toronto, March 31, 2022.
  • Panellist: Tax Law Panel
    Osgoode Hall Tax Law Association, Toronto, November 8, 2021.
  • Moderator: Tax Court of Canada: Effective Advocacy for Litigators, with Chief Justice Rossiter
    Ontario Bar Association, Toronto, July 16, 2021.
  • Chair: 2020 Tax Law Departments: Impact and Future Implications
    Ontario Bar Association, Toronto, January 27, 2021.
  • Moderator: Case Law Update
    Young Practitioner Webinar Series, Canadian Tax Foundation, Toronto, December 16, 2020.
  • Chair: Taxing Times for Lawyer-Parents: Managing Burnout
    Ontario Bar Association, Toronto, December 10, 2020.
  • Speaker: Annual General Meeting
    Neighbourhood Legal Services – London & Middlesex, Toronto, October 26, 2020.
  • Panellist: Tax Law Panel
    Osgoode Tax Law Association, Toronto, October 5, 2020.
  • Panellist: Tax Law Panel
    Tax Law Society, University of Toronto, October 1, 2020.
LLM, University of Ottawa – 2015
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2014
MA (Economics), University of Toronto – 2013
JD, University of Toronto – 2013
BA (Dean's List), Cornell University – 2010
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