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Carrie Smit


csmit@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4230
Fax:   416.979.1234

Carrie Smit is a partner and head of the Tax Group at Goodmans. Her practice encompasses all aspects of income taxation that arise in corporate and commercial transactions, including cross-border mergers, corporate reorganizations, domestic and international debt financings, debt restructurings and private equity investments.

Carrie is recognized as a leading tax lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Chambers, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisors and Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal: Canada, The Legal 500 Canada and International Tax Review’s Women in Tax Leaders. Carrie was named the Toronto Tax “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in Canada in 2016 and 2018 and she also received the Best in Tax Award at the 2012 Euromoney Americas’ Women in Business Law Awards.

Carrie has spoken at numerous tax conferences and has written papers on a variety of income tax matters.  Carrie is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the International Fiscal Association and is a former Governor and Executive Committee member of the Canadian Tax Foundation.

Education University of Toronto (LL.B. (Gold Medallist), 1990)
McGill University (B.Comm., 1987)
Professional Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Tax Foundation
International Fiscal Association

Year of Call

1992 Ontario