Dale Barrett


Dale Barrett is the Bestselling author of “Tax Survival for Canadians: Stand up to the CRA” and the principal of Barrett Tax Law – a national tax law boutique.Educated at McGill University Law School, Dale holds degrees in both civil and common law, and speaks English, French and Spanish. Following Law school, Dale worked as an articling student at Torys LLP, and shortly after being called to the bar, started Barrett Tax Law.

Together with his associates, paralegals, law clerks, and legal assistants, he provides representation and tax advice with respect to matters involving both the Canada Revenue Agency and various provincial taxation authorities.Having represented and provided advice for clients with matters before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the Ontario Superior Court, and the British Columbia Provincial Court, Dale has developed a broad tax expertise across various courts in various provinces.Together with his dedicated and hardworking team, Dale works to make the Canadian taxation system a little more fair for the taxpayer who has to compete against the resources of a sovereign government. The CRA has enormous capabilities and Dale ensures a level playing field where his clients’ rights are protected.

While Dale has a broad tax practice, he specializes in: providing tax advice, voluntary disclosures (a.k.a. “tax amnesty), tax litigation, Canada Revenue Agency Disputes, Audits, GST/HST Audits, Net Worth Assessments, Unfair Assessments / Reassessments, Late Filing, Criminal Charges related to the Income Tax Act, Failure to File charges, Failure to Comply charges, section 160 assessments, Director’s liability assessments, Section 85 rollovers, First Nations Tax issues, tax liens, wage garnishees, frozen bank accounts, and Requirements to Pay.