Maxime Chouinard, J.D., M. Fisc., is a lawyer at Langlois Lawyers’ Quebec City office. He devotes a large part of his practice to tax litigation and business law.
His business law practice covers the reorganization and financing of private corporations, mergers and acquisitions, implementing asset protection structures, creating trusts, and negotiating and drafting a variety of commercial agreements. Moreover, Maxime assists charitable organizations in connection with the Canada Revenue Agency’s registration process for charitable donations and advises not-for-profit organizations on corporate matters and issues of governance.
Maxime also provides tax litigation services, which range from representing his clients’ interests in connection with tax audits to court appearances if required. His areas of expertise varies from provincial and federal goods and services taxes to income tax matters, tax claims recovery, scientific research and experimental development tax credits (SR&ED) and access to information issues involving court proceedings at both the provincial and federal levels.
Maxime has a Master’s degree in taxation law, which he obtained after submitting an essay on the tax consequences of filing a proposal under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
Before joining Langlois Lawyers, Maxime practiced corporate restructuring at a large accounting firm in Quebec City. He completed his articles in the legal department of Revenue Quebec.
Master’s degree in taxation, M. Fisc., Université de Sherbrooke, 2014
Doctor of Laws degree (J.D.) in common law and transnational law, Université de Sherbrooke, 2011
LL.B., Civil Law, Université de Sherbrooke, 2011
Areas of Practice
- 2020 – Maxime Chouinard to Present at a Workshop on Trusts Presented by the Tax and Financial Planning Association
2019 – Case law and recent tax interpretation, Canadian Tax Foundation
Since 2017 – Canadian Tax Foundation (Steering Committee)
2018-2019 – RAID Banque Nationale (Organizing Committee)
2017-2018 – Fondation du Cégep Limoilou
2014-2018 – Pro bono expert advisor
Since 2014 – Association of fiscal and financial planners (Association de planification fiscale et financière)