Ron Choudhury has a multi-dimensional tax practice. He is among a handful of tax practitioners whose expertise includes both income tax and sales tax. Ron’s income tax practice focuses primarily on corporate tax, tax planning for high net-worth individuals, and executive compensation issues, while his sales tax practice is geared towards the real estate industry, charities and not-for-profits, and non-residents. Ron is the national Lead for the Sales Tax Specialty Group at Miller Thomson.
Ron advises on corporate tax matters including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, securitizations, and general corporate reorganizations. He has particular expertise in international inbound and outbound transactions, including treaty issues, the non-resident trust rules, and lending transactions.
Ron’s GST/HST practice includes advice regarding the real estate industry, not-for-profits and charities, exportation, importation and place of supply, GST/HST aspects of corporate transactions, the direct-selling industry, and compliance issues faced by non-residents doing business in Canada.
Ron is a frequent speaker at conferences and he authors multiple articles every year. His articles have been published in noted tax publications, including Global Tax Weekly, Tax Profile, Tax Notes International, Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, and Canadian Tax Highlights. His speaking engagements have included the Annual Conference and the Ontario Tax Conference of the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association, and conferences organized by Federated Press.
A founding member and past President of the South Asian Bar Association, Ron is active in the general Indo-Canadian community as well as the South Asian legal community. He received the 2016 Cornerstone Award from the South Asian Bar Association—North America, won a scholarship from the International Bar Association, and was a Member of the Year of the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (awarded to the Young Professionals’ Committee chaired by him).
Ron has been featured in his leadership capacities in the National Post and Toronto Star newspapers and interviewed by The Globe & Mail on tax matters.