Joseph H. Takhmizdjian

Joseph (Hovsep) Takhmizdjian  


Executive Summary

Joseph (Hovsep) Takhmizdjian is a partner in our Montréal office, where he handles tax-related matters. Before joining BLG, he worked as a chartered accountant and auditor for businesses operating in various sectors, including the public sector. He provides tax advice to clients, their accountants or other professionals on the various tax implications of transactions in which they are involved or planning to undertake. He also handles issues dealing with commodity taxes and represents clients in tax disputes with tax authorities.

Joseph has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants' In-Depth Tax Courses (Parts I, II and III), as well as its In-Depth GST/HST Course.

He is fluent in English, French and Armenian.

Representative Work

  • Acted for CiToxLAB Group Inc. in connection with its acquisition of AccelLAB Inc.
  • Advises on a wide range of tax issues from Canadian corporate and individual income taxation, international taxation, through to taxation of trusts and estate planning.
  • Advises also on matters dealing with, inter alia, sales tax (GST, HST and QST), payroll duties, fuel tax, and resource taxation (e.g., flow-through shares).
  • Represents clients in the tax audit and opposition stages, and ultimately before tax courts.

Publications & Presentations