Senior Director, Property Tax - Ontario
David’s involvement in the property assessment and tax consulting field began in 1996, as a tax consultant with Viceroy Property Tax Consultants, later Derbyshire Viceroy Consultants Limited. Derbyshire Viceroy merged with The Altus Group and Helyar & Associates in 2005. David’s current position is Managing Director of Altus’ tax consulting practice, Altus Group Tax Consulting Paralegal Professional Corporation.
With the support of his department, David is responsible for the determination of the property tax status of real property, the review and analysis of tax clauses in tenant lease agreements, and the analyses and formulation of tax recovery programs for commercial/industrial owners, managers and tenants. He is the prime liaison with the municipal tax departments, regarding tax refunds from assessment appeals under the Ontario Assessment Act, and tax rebate programs under the Ontario Municipal Act and the City of Toronto Act.