Nathan Choran leads the Canadian Tax Group at Zeifmans. For over 25 years, he has been providing strategic advice to owner-managers on a wide range of income tax matters affecting private companies. In particular, Nathan focuses on real estate and Canada-US cross border tax issues.  Prior to joining Zeifmans in 2015, Nathan had been a Tax Partner with one of the big four accounting firms.

In addition to his Canadian professional accounting designations, Nathan Choran is a licensed US CPA with the State of Illinois. Nathan’s professional activities have included leading tutorials for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) In-Depth Tax Program, serving on the CPA Canada and Ontario Budget Summary Committees and presenting lectures to CPA’s and organizations in the GTA on owner-managed business taxation. Nathan has also written for the Canadian Tax Foundation and his past firms’ publications. He currently serves as a director of the charity United Chesed of Toronto and Vicinity and is Chairman of the Membership Dues Committee of his synagogue, Chabad Flamingo.


  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA – Illinois)
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-depth Tax Course
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and Graduate, School of Public Accountancy, McGill University

Areas of Specialization

  • Develop and deliver innovative and forward-thinking solutions relating to setting-up of tax efficient corporate structures, evaluating acquisitions and divestments, Canada-US cross border issues, and tax and estate and succession planning for clients in variety of industries.

Industry Experience

  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail and wholesale
  • Not-for-profit
  • Professional Service Corporations