Nathan Choran

CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois), Partner Tel: 416.256.4000 Ext: 345


Nathan 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 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.

  • Education

    • 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

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