Nijhawan McMillan Petrunia
John D. Buote
BRS Tax Lawyers
Miranda D. Reis
Now, as the Principal of Satellite Tax Law, Melanie uses her years of experience in tax litigation matters to represent Canadian taxpayers. Though based in Halifax, Melanie offers her services throughout the country, primarily in Atlantic Canada, Ontario and British Columbia. She utilizes available technology to minimize cost and maximize value for her clients. She regularly assists clients with tax dispute resolution and collection matters as well as EI and CPP appeals, and judicial review applications before the Federal Court.
John D. Buote
Kingston and Toronto
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, Barrister-at-Law, 1997
Juris Doctor, (formerly LL.B.) University of Calgary, 1995
Master of Science in Taxation, Walsh College, Michigan, 1987
Master of Business Administration, Ivey School of Business, 1974
Bachelor of Arts, Waterloo Lutheran University, 1971
C.I.C.A. In-Depth Income Tax Course, Parts I, II, III
Tax Executive Institute, U.S. Federal and State Tax Program
John has lectured extensively and is a frequent speaker for the C.A. and C.M.A. Accounting Associations and the Toronto West Tax Practitioners quarterly seminars.
John’s current tax practice is centered on preventing and/or resolving tax disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency, including where necessary, representation at the Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal.
John holds a Certificate in Advanced Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Mediation Academy, and he has completed the Toastmasters Program and the Dale Carnegie Program, with distinction.
John describes his personal strength to be his ability to deal with complex and complicated facts and complex and complicated laws. He takes delight in making sense out of chaos. He relies on Nick to keep him grounded and practical.
Miranda is an advocate for all Disabled Canadians and is currently working on a Private Members Bill with the Honorable MP David Sweet to expand the restrictions of the RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan) Grant and Bond Rules and how they are administered. She is also actively involved in non-for-profit groups that help the disabled.
Miranda has a 99% Appeal success rate sustained over the last 9 years of her career solely dedicated to helping Disabled persons Canada wide receive all the money that is owed to them and their families and/or estates from the Canada Revenue Agency regarding Disability Tax Credits, Caregiver Credits, Child Disability Benefits, Home Accessibility Tax Credits and more.
Miranda does not charge you a fee until she is successful on your claim, appeal or tax court hearing. Please call or email her today to discuss your case.
203-276 King St. West,
Kitchener, ON, N2G 1B6
c/o Melanie Petrunia of Nijhawan McMillan Petrunia
5162 Duke Street, Suite 200,
Halifax, NS, B3J 1N7