Ian V. MacInnis

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Ian’s tax practice involves advising on a broad range of tax matters, including corporate reorganizations, cross-border transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, financings, personal tax and estate planning, investment funds and real estate investment structuring.

Ian also advises First Nations on tax structuring associated with investment funds, economic development vehicles and the formation of trusts and limited partnerships.

Education & Memberships


Called to the Ontario Bar, 1989
Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 1987
McGill University, B. Comm., 1984


Canadian Tax Foundation
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association

Professional & Community Involvement

Guitar Society of Toronto

Past President

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Presentations at accounting firms

Income tax, GST/HST and Land Transfer Tax matters

Ontario Bar Association - Institute 2013

Buying or Selling a Business: An Overview of Tax Considerations

Ontario Bar Association -"Taxation of Real Estate Transactions"

A User’s Guide”, September 18, 2007

Canadian Real Estate Income Tax Guide (Co-Author/Editor Wolters Kluwer)

A quarterly looseleaf and electronic publication on the income tax and GST/HST aspects of real estate

Tax Topics (Wolters Kluwer)

Various articles from 1996 to 2012

The Controlling Mind - The Tax Perspective (Carswell)
Canadian Taxation of Real Estate (4th Edition), 2004

Co-Author with Michael Atlas, C.A., CCH Canadian Limited

Reasonable Expectation of Profit and Other Heresies, 2002 Ontario Tax Conference