John David Buote

Areas of Practice

John has been involved full time in tax matters since 1978. He has served as a Canada Revenue Tax Auditor for six years and has held a variety of senior tax positions with various corporations including Polysar Limited, the Singer Sewing Machine Company and Canada Trust before becoming a lawyer in 1997. His law practice is exclusively devoted to tax.

John has lectured extensively on tax matters and is a frequent speaker for the C.A. and C.M.A Accounting Associations.

John's current tax practice is centered on preventing and/or resolving tax disputes with the Canadian Revenue Agency , including where necessary, representation at the Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Community Work

  • Tax Partner
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1997
  • Juris Doctor, 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
  • C.I.C.A. In-Depth Income Tax Course, Parts, I, II, III (1989 to 1990)
  • Tax Executive Institute, U.S. Federal and State Tax Program

Contact Information

Telephone: 905-452-7400, Ext. Needed



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