Jonah Bidner is a member of the tax group at Zeifmans. His specialization is in Canadian and international tax and estate planning, tax minimization strategies and corporate reorganizations. Jonah regularly advises clients on business, corporate and taxation matters, in addition to, advising and assisting on a large number of cross border (inbound and outbound) and real estate transactions. Jonah, in particular, has extensive experience assisting and advising both foreign entities doing business in Canada and real estate investment companies. In addition to his tax expertise and experience, Jonah Bidner has extensive experience in auditing and accounting for small and medium sized businesses.


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  • Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS), Specialized Honours, Accounting, York University
  • Chartered Professional Accountant – CPA
  • Chartered Accountant – CA

Areas of Specialization

  • Domestic and international tax planning with a focus on tax efficient minimization strategies
  • Non-resident taxation in Canada
  • Setting-up of tax efficient structures for Canadian businesses, in addition to, structuring and planning for non-resident investment into Canada and Canadian outbound investments
  • Taxation of corporate reorganizations
  • Estate & succession planning
  • Charitable organizations and foundations tax compliance, as well as, philanthropic tax strategies
  • Management & advisory services, with a focus on family businesses and wealth management
  • Voluntary disclosures
  • Foreign reporting requirements in Canada

Industry Experience

  • Owner-managed businesses
  • Artist and entertainment
  • High net worth individuals and families
  • Real estate
  • Charitable and not-for-profit organizations
  • Legal, medical and other professional services
  • Investment corporations
  • Financial services