Kevin Bianchini  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Kevin Bianchini is a senior associate in our Montréal office. He advises clients on tax planning and implementing the corporate and commercial aspects of such planning. He also advises on income tax issues (and Provincial and Goods and Services taxes) involving the use of operating and holding companies, owner/operator compensation, corporate, partnership and trust structures, shareholder agreements, asset and share purchases, mergers and acquisitions, ceasing business operations, the carrying on of business in Canada by non-residents, expansion into other jurisdictions such as the US, ownership of US property by Canadians, self-employment vs. employment, immigration, emigration, offshore foreign property holdings (including the use of trusts), estate planning and income splitting, and charitable and non-profit organizations.

Representative Work

  • Represents clients before tax courts and before Revenue Québec and the Canada Revenue Agency.
  • Advises major Canadian corporations as well as owner-operated businesses, individuals, accounting firms and foreign enterprises.

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, “Les fiducies Henson et leur équivalent québécois,” Colloque sur les fiducies organized by the APFF, February 2013.
  • Co-Author, "Québec 2012-2013 Budget," Canadian Taxpayer, Vol. XXXIV, No. 9, May 2012.
  • Author, "Investing in Canadian Real Estate," BLG in-house publication, March 2012.
  • Author, “The Fiscal Benefits of Preserving Canada’s Natural Wealth,” Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Federated Press, Vol. 23, No. 5, December/January 2012.
  • Presenter, “Taxation of Partnerships,” Annual National Tax Conference of the Canadian Tax Foundation, November 2011.
  • Presenter, “The Establishment, Reorganization and Liquidation of Partnerships,” Canadian Tax Foundation Workshop, June 2011.
  • “The Incorporation of Professionals,” Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Federated Press, Vol. 22, No. 1.July/August 2010 (with Charles Marquette).