Martin Sorensen offers a critical and analytical approach to tax matters that minimizes risk and maximizes profit. When a dispute arises, Martin works to resolve the issue quickly and efficiently, resulting in the best possible outcome for our clients.
Martin's practice focuses on tax planning and tax litigation. He acts in matters related to corporate and international tax planning, debt financing transactions and foreign entities carrying on business in Canada. Martin also advises on general income tax matters, federal and provincial sales taxes, provincial mining taxes, and payroll taxes.
Martin represents both individual and corporate clients on federal and provincial tax litigation matters, including disputes under the Excise Tax Act, the Income Tax Act, the Corporations Tax Act, the Land Transfer Tax Act and the Employer Health Tax Act.
Chambers Canada 2018
"….He’s a tax litigator, that alone means he’s a rare person. There are not many astute tax litigators. He’s very pragmatic."
Martin is a former chair of the Ontario Bar Association (Tax Section) and is a member of the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee of the Canadian Tax Foundation, the International Fiscal Association and the Advocates' Society. To complement his practice, he has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course.
Martin is also currently teaching corporate taxation at the Queen's University Faculty of Law and is a contributing editor to Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts, 5th Edition (Thomson Carswell).