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Paul K. Grower

Paul K. Grower

TEL: (204) 957 8369

FAX: (204) 954 0369

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Leah McLeary

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"The world of tax law can be very confusing and stressful for clients. That is why I always strive to provide the most straightforward and efficient advice to find a resolution to their taxation issues. "

Areas of Focus

Paul is a partner with Fillmore Riley LLP who practises primarily in the areas of taxation litigation, general commercial litigation, and privacy law. Paul has appeared before the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal, as well as the Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. He has presented numerous times and published many papers on the topics of tax and civil litigation. He has conducted numerous presentations to clients in respect of the implications of privacy laws on their businesses, including privacy issues for those organizations working in the public and health fields.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Library Committee, Fillmore Riley LLP

Publications / Presentations

Tax

  • Co-Presenter, "Director Liability—Taxes & Other Risks" (CPA Manitoba, November 2018)
  • Presenter, "Tax Update 2018" (Video Tax News Seminar, November 2018)
  • Co-Presenter, "Tax Issues in Family Law" (Manitoba Bar Association, Family Law Section, October 2018)
  • Presenter, "Update on the Canada Child Benefit, Wholly Dependent Person Credit and Principal Residence Reporting” (Manitoba Bar Association, Family Law Section, April 2018)
  • Co-Presenter, "Income Tax Hot Topics" (CPA Manitoba, February 2018)
  • Co-Presenter, "Current Issues in Tax Law" (Manitoba Bar Association, January 2018 Mid-Winter Conference)
  • Presenter, "If CRA Comes Knocking” (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, December 2017)
  • Co-Presenter, "Practice Management for Tax Professionals" (Canadian Tax Foundation's 69th Annual Tax Conference, November 2017) 
  • Presenter, "Tax Tips" (Video Tax News Seminar, November 2017)
  • Co-Presenter, “The Impact of Family Law on Commercial Transactions & Succession Planning” (CPA Manitoba, October 2017)
  • Co-Presenter, "Income Tax Hot Topics" (CPA Manitoba, January 2017)
  • Presenter, "Director Liability - Taxes & Other Risks" (CPA Manitoba, October 2016) 
  • Presenter, "Dispute Trends with CRA" (Video Tax News Seminar, September 2016)
  • Presenter, "Dispute Trends with CRA" (2016 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, Winnipeg: Canadian Tax Foundation)
  • Presenter, "Tax Hot Topics" (CPA Manitoba, January 2016) 
  • Presenter, "Section 160 of the Income Tax Act and Section 325 of the Excise Tax Act and their Impact in Bankruptcy" (Manitoba Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, March 2015)
  • Presenter, "Hot Topics for Practitioners and Their Clients" (CPA Manitoba, January 2015)
  • Presenter, "Tax Dispute Resolution" (CPA Manitoba, January 2015)
  • Presenter, "Tax Collection: The Risk of Less Than Fair Market Value Property Transfers" (Video Tax News Seminar, October 2014)
  • Author, "Tax Collection: The Risk Of Less Than Fair Market Value Property Transfers" (Canadian Tax Journal, 2014, 62:2)
  • Presenter, "Tax Dispute Resolution" (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba, February 2014)
  • Presenter, "Notices of Objections – Tips & Traps" (Video Tax News, February 2013)
  • Presenter, "Notices of Objections – Tips & Traps" (Canadian Tax Foundation Young Practitioner’s Group, November 2013)
  • Presenter, "CRA Tax Audit and the Litigation Process" (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba, October 2013)
  • Author & Presenter, "The Risks of Double Taxation Subsections 15(1) and 56(2) of the Income Tax Act" (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba, October 2012) 
  • Presenter, "Paul’s Pointers for Problematic taxPayers" (Video Tax News Seminar, October 2012)
  • Author & Presenter,  "Subsections 15(1) and 56(2) of the Income Tax Act—The Risks of Double Taxation" (2012 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2012 10: 1-34.)
  • Author, "Review of Current Cases" (2008 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2008, 1:1-43)
  • Author, "Current Interprovincial Issues" (Report of Proceedings of Fifty-Eighth National Tax Conference, 2006 Tax Conference, Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2007, 24:1-16)
  • Co-Author, "CRA Dispute Resolution: Understanding the CRA Audit and Tax Litigation Process" (Manitoba Institute of Chartered Accountants, January 27, 2007)
  • Co-Author, "Employee and Independent Contractor - Where Are We Now" (2004 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2004, 7:1-55)
  • Presenter, "Tax Law Refresher" (Manitoba Bar Association, January 2010 Mid-Winter Conference)

Civil Litigation

  • Presenter, "Big Ideas - Creating Excellent Lawyers – What is the Key? It’s Experience" (2017 Isaac Pitblado Lectures)
  • Co-Presenter, Litigation Procedure: "Why Risk Management is Good for Your Health" (Institute of Chartered Accounts of Manitoba, September 26, 2014)
  • Co-Author & Presenter, Professionals, "Privilege and Problems" (STEP Canada, September 2012)
  • Presenter, "A (Partial) Roadmap to the Queen's Bench Rules" (Manitoba Bar Association, 2008 Mid-Winter Conference)

Privacy