Robert Hayhoe is a leading adviser in the charities and non-profit sector in Canada. Robert also serves as Chair of Miller Thomson’s National Tax Practice Group and sits on the Firm’s Executive Committee. He provides both general counsel and specialized tax advice to charities and not-for-profit organizations across Canada.
Robert advises clients on the tax law governing charitable registration and non-profit status. He has experienced dealing with the complex law governing foreign expenditures and activities by Canadian charities, and with establishing structures to permit foreign charities to work and fundraise in Canada. Robert coordinates teams of Miller Thomson lawyers to provide advice on large projects such as national mergers.
Robert provides sophisticated advice on cutting-edge charity law issues including social enterprise structures and political activities. Robert often represents charities and not-for-profit organizations faced with tax audits on these issues, and on other compliance issues.