Steven Blau is a tax lawyer at Thompson Dymond. Prior to joining the said firm, he was a Tax Partner at Deloitte, LLP. Steven has been practicing taxation for over 30 years, advising primarily Canadian based private companies and individuals on a wide variety of tax issues. He has helped private companies and their owners succeed through different economic cycles and in the new borderless environment.
His practice also focuses on advising high net worth individuals and families, business owners, and professionals on comprehensive tax planning ideas and strategies, including business divestiture planning and estate and business succession planning. He has designed and implemented numerous comprehensive estate and business succession strategies using a flexible “building-block” approach that can be modified to suit the client’s changing circumstances which facilitates an orderly transfer of leadership and ownership of a business.
Steven obtained his common and civil law degrees from McGill University. He has authored numerous articles on tax matters for such publications as CA Magazine, Canadian Lawyer, International Tax Alert, The National Post, The Montreal Gazette and has spoken at numerous tax forums.