I truly enjoy working with and fully understanding my clients, their companies and their business goals. They tell me they value my ability to synthesize complicated or technical concepts and explain them in clear, straightforward terms. I prefer to take a very practical approach, keep things simple, and advance my clients’ interests. As someone who loves to solve problems, I find it highly gratifying to consider all the puzzle pieces and then seamlessly put them together.
Tax attorney Jennifer MacDonald advises clients on domestic and international matters including business income tax, fund formation, business acquisitions and dispositions, partnerships, and the consequences to non-US individuals of US residency and expatriation. Jennifer helps keeps her clients in compliance with tax codes and ensures that all their commercial dealings adhere to the law.
Jennifer’s cross-border work includes many transactions involving Canadian interests, as well as UK-based organizations and other overseas and U.S. clients. She understands the cross-cultural dynamics that manifest in these deals and particularly enjoys the structuring process of setting up the entities that will engage in international transactions.
Because the tax-related regulatory framework constantly evolves, Jennifer keeps her clients updated on the changes that will affect their organizations. She makes a point of fitting tax solutions into their business objectives and places a priority on educating them about relevant requirements so that they’re able to easily take them into consideration when planning their commercial ventures.
Although tax law is largely regarded as a numbers-oriented specialty, Jennifer always keeps in mind that by the matters she handles carry a significant impact on real human beings. She brings a cordial, professional demeanor to her practice and makes those she represents feel comfortable discussing their issues with her. Always striving to understand circumstances from her clients’ perspectives, Jennifer enjoys working with people with a range of backgrounds, personalities, and preferences.