Mining and Resource

Tax accounting advisory

We have experience managing large scale tax accounting engagements for companies throughout the mine life cycle – exploration through production and reclamation. Our team brings a wealth of knowledge to help diffuse complexity surrounding tax accounting for the global metals & mining industry.

Tax management consulting

We have worked with industry leaders within the mining and metals sector and can assist businesses in creating new standards of best practice in tax processes, controls, and outputs. With a rapidly evolving global taxation environment, we are well equipped to help our clients navigate the corresponding complexities.

Investment & divestiture

Our team has experience dealing with transactional activity within the mining and metals sector.
If your company is making an investment in a new project, acquiring, or divesting of a current asset, we can assist in this regard. With services ranging from tax due diligence through to the structuring of transactions, we have a broad service offering to complement your organization’s tax related objectives.

Financing activities

The mining and metals industry has a multitude of different financing vehicles available to raise capital necessary to strategically exploit its asset portfolio. Our team brings years of experience in addressing the complexities of these financing vehicles.  From equity and flow-through share issuances to royalty and stream financing, we have a wealth of knowledge to add value to our clients that operate in the industry.

Asset evaluation

Taxation can change the economics of an investment in the metals and mining industry. Generally, companies within the industry prepare discounted cash flow models assess the potential value of mineral property assets. One of the most complex components of these calculations surrounds the modelling of taxation. Whether modelling is being used for NI 43-101 compliant reports, internal purposes or driven by requirements of financial reporting, we can assist.

Tax Compliance

Tax compliance is a requirement of all Canadian companies engaged within the mining and metals industry. With growing complexity of the Canadian taxation regime, tax compliance has kept pace in this regard. We have experience delivering tax compliance projects for clients within the exploration stage through to complex multinational metals & materials producers. With our experience, we can assist in navigating the complexities of the Canadian tax compliance system, inclusive of federal and provincial corporate and mining taxation.

Tax Controversy

Tax agency audits and examinations are an unavoidable aspect of operating a business within the metals and mining sector. As the Canadian tax environment becomes more complex, navigating the tax authority audit process will become more challenging. We have broad experience in managing tax audit activity of the Canada Revenue Agency as well as provincial tax authorities with respect to corporate and mining taxation related matters. We can work with you to resolve audit related matters and protect your organization’s integrity.

Provincial Mining Tax

We have years of experience assisting clients with all aspects of provincial mining taxation in Canada. Often, companies within the metals and mining industry have difficulty addressing provincial mining tax related matters as there is a lack of information and guidance available. With our experience, we can add clarity to a challenging and complex area of taxation for the metals and mining industry.

Federal and Provincial Incentives

In Canada, there are several incentives available for companies engaged in metals and mining related activity. These incentives are available at the federal and provincial level and vary depending upon the Canadian region in which a company operates. We can assist your company in identifying potential incentives as well as the process to access related benefits.