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Ehsan Wahidie maintains a broad and growing business law practice focused on domestic and international tax planning. He provides advice on all tax law aspects of corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets and securities. Ehsan also advises on income tax compliance and tax disputes, as well as commodity tax matters.

Ehsan assists fund managers in establishing and administering investment funds. He has particular experience in filing voluntary disclosures on behalf of clients.

A frequent writer on tax law matters, Ehsan has co-authored a number of articles published in the Canadian Tax Journal.



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Directorships & Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Education & Admissions

2016
Called to the Ontario bar
2016
JD University of British Columbia

Insights by Ehsan Wahidie (22 Posts)

Government Proposes Relief for Issuers of Flow-Through Shares

Jul 28, 2020

This article discusses the government's proposal to extend the time for junior mining companies to spend amounts raised on issuance of flow-through shares.

Government Proposes Fundamental Changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Jul 21, 2020

This article provides a detailed analysis of the proposed changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy announced by the Government on July 17, 2020.

Budget 2019: Government seesawing on taxation of stock options

Jul 21, 2020

Budget 2019 announced the Government's intention to introduce an annual cap of $200,000 on employee stock option grants that may be eligible for tax-preferred

Implementing a Cap on Employee Stock Option Deductions

Jul 16, 2020

In Budget 2019, the Government announced its intention to propose legislation that would introduce an annual cap on certain employee stock option grants that may be eligible for certain tax-preferred treatment.

Federal Government Broadens Access to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit and Proposes Wage Support for Essential Workers

Apr 17, 2020

The federal government is expanding CERB access and proposes to help with wages of essential employees.

Finance Puts the Brakes on Proposed Employee Stock Option Amendments

Dec 19, 2019

Department of Finance issued a release on December 19, 2019 advising that the stock option amendments would not come into effect as of January 1, 2020.

Canada Ratifies the Multilateral Instrument

Sep 5, 2019

On June 7, 2017, Canada along with numerous other jurisdictions signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting.

New Proposed Legislation to Refine Mutual Fund “Allocation to Redeemers” Methodology

Jul 30, 2019

Budget 2019 proposed new rules to combat tax strategies employed by certain mutual fund trusts to disproportionately allocate capital gains to redeeming unitholders under the so-called “allocation to redeemers” methodology.

Private Corporation Tax Proposals: “Striking a Balance” or Introducing Greater Complexity?

Oct 19, 2017

Private Corporation Tax Proposals: "Striking a Balance" or Introducing Greater Complexity?

Federal Government Proposes Fundamental Changes to the Voluntary Disclosures Program

Jul 11, 2017

Federal Government Proposes Fundamental Changes to the Voluntary Disclosures Program

The Canada Revenue Agency Proposes Draft Memorandum for Voluntary Disclosures Involving GST/HST and Other Excise Tax Matters

Jul 11, 2017

The Canada Revenue Agency Proposes Draft Memorandum for Voluntary Disclosures Involving GST/HST and Other Excise Tax Matters

Canada Revenue Agency Poised to Limit Access to the Voluntary Disclosures Program

Dec 29, 2016

Canada Revenue Agency Poised to Limit Access to the Voluntary Disclosures Program

Budget 2016: Expanding Tax Support For Clean Energy

Mar 31, 2016

Budget 2016: Expanding Tax Support For Clean Energy

Budget 2016: Taxation of Emissions Trading Activities Clarified

Mar 31, 2016

Budget 2016: Taxation of Emissions Trading Activities Clarified

Budget 2016: GST / HST Changes Affecting Charities

Mar 31, 2016

Budget 2016: GST / HST Changes Affecting Charities

An Employer’s Guide to the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP)

Mar 11, 2016

An Employer's Guide to the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP)

Misrepresentation Defines the Limit of Reassessing Beyond the Limitation Period: Inwest Investments Ltd. v. Canada, Canadian Tax Journal, (2015) Vol. 63, No. 4.

Feb 3, 2016

Misrepresentation Defines the Limit of Reassessing Beyond the Limitation Period: Inwest Investments Ltd. v. Canada, Canadian Tax Journal, (2015) Vol. 63, No. 4.

OSFI Publishes Letter on Plans to Update Capital Requirements for Residential Mortgages

Dec 21, 2015

On December 11, 2015 OSFI released a letter notifying stakeholders that it is planning to update the regulatory capital requirements for residential mortgages and home equity lines of credit.

Central Management and Control Determines the Residency of a Trust for Provincial Tax Purposes

Oct 16, 2015

Central Management and Control Determines the Residency of a Trust for Provincial Tax Purposes

Third Party Penalties under the Income Tax Act Survive Constitutional Challenge

Sep 1, 2015

Third Party Penalties under the Income Tax Act Survive Constitutional Challenge

2 Become 1: CSA Proposes Creation of Single Exempt Distribution Reporting Regime

Aug 20, 2015

2 Become 1: CSA Proposes Creation of Single Exempt Distribution Reporting Regime

More Amendments, Less Harmony?: Canadian Regulators Propose Amendments to OTC Derivatives Trade Reporting Rules

Jul 13, 2014

More Amendments, Less Harmony?: Canadian Regulators Propose Amendments to OTC Derivatives Trade Reporting Rules