Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP Announces Supreme Court of Canada renders important decisions on aboriginal taxation

Jeff Pniowsky, a Tax Dispute Resolution Lawyer with Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, a Winnipeg based law firm, successfully acted on behalf of the intervenor, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs in the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) cases of Bastien and Dube (2) – dealing with tax exemption related to property and interest income on Indian reserves.

published 07/22/2011

Jeff Pniowsky, a Tax Dispute Resolution Lawyer with Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, a Winnipeg based law firm, successfully acted on behalf of the intervenor, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs in the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) cases of Bastien and Dube (2) - dealing with tax exemption related to property and interest income on Indian reserves.

Jeff says, “These decisions will have a profound impact for First Nations, not only with respect to the specific issue of banking on reserves but also the broader area of aboriginal taxation."

Don Douglas, the firm’s Managing Partner and CEO was quoted, “We are pleased with the outcome of this case. Jeff is a valuable asset to his clients on their tax matters and to the firm.”

Jeff Pniowsky can be reached at (204) 295 9448.