Colleen Ma

Associate | Calgary

403.298.2422

Portrait of Colleen Ma

Overview

Colleen Ma is a member of the tax group. Her practice focuses on both sales tax and income tax advisory and planning matters. She also acts on tax dispute matters against taxation authorities and advises clients on various corporate issues.

Colleen’s sales tax practice includes advising Canadian and international clients across diverse industries on their Canadian sales tax obligations. This includes providing advice to clients in various industries (e.g., the real estate, retail, and transportation industries, charities and non-profit organizations, and clients engaged in e-commerce) on their obligation to charge federal or provincial sales tax, the ability to recover sales tax paid in the course of their activities, and compliance matters.

Colleen’s income tax practice focuses on advising private corporations on corporate structuring and reorganization matters, corporate succession planning, and minimizing taxation on death. These engagements often include both tax planning and drafting corporate implementation and related documents.

She also advises on a wide variety of corporate and individual income tax matters, such as the taxation of stock options, tax aspects of mergers and other transactions, and the taxation of corporate distributions, including tax on split income.