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Austin Del Rio

Lawyer

Austin Del Rio brings tax-efficient structures to your business’ property holdings and investments

Austin Del Rio practises law with a focus on tax and estate planning. In particular, he helps business owners and real estate investors set up tax-efficient legal structures. This may include incorporating a company or registering a partnership, putting in place a personal or family trust, planning for asset protection, or reorganizing the business structure.

Austin also works closely with individuals to draw up their wills and succession plans to ensure that their businesses and investments transfer to the next generation in the most tax-effective manner.

Experienced in international taxation, Austin applies his dynamic and creative approach to problem solving to assist individuals with the tax aspects of buying and selling a business and cross-border investments. This includes American citizens investing in Canada, as well as Canadians investing in the United States.

Austin Del Rio brings tax-efficient structures to your business’ property holdings and investments

Austin Del Rio practises law with a focus on tax and estate planning. In particular, he helps business owners and real estate investors set up tax-efficient legal structures. This may include incorporating a company or registering a partnership, putting in place a personal or family trust, planning for asset protection, or reorganizing the business structure.

Austin also works closely with individuals to draw up their wills and succession plans to ensure that their businesses and investments transfer to the next generation in the most tax-effective manner.

Experienced in international taxation, Austin applies his dynamic and creative approach to problem solving to assist individuals with the tax aspects of buying and selling a business and cross-border investments. This includes American citizens investing in Canada, as well as Canadians investing in the United States.

  • Masters’ Thesis, Université de Montréal, 2020
  • Presentation, Accountant Study Group, 2020
  • Presenter, McGill Law Tax Class, 2020
  • Author, “Part VI.1 Tax on Dividend paid through Family Trust” (2019) 19:3 Tax for the Owner-Manager 9-10, 2019
    • Cited in Sherman’s Notes, ss 191.1(1)
  •  Author, “Prescribed-Rate Loan Planning with a Trust Under the New Rules” (2018) 18:2 Tax for the Owner-Manager 3-5, 2018
    • Cited in Sherman’s Notes, ss 74.5(2)
  • Co-author, “Letter to MP re Cancellation of Proposed Tax Measures on Income Splitting and Corporate Taxation” (2017), submitted to Department of Finance, 2017

LL.M., Taxation
HEC Montréal, 2020

B.C.L. / LL.B., Law
McGill University, 2014

Member, Barreau du Québec
Member, Young Bar Association of Montreal.
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)
Member, Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)