Title : Lawyer Year of call : 2005

Expertise : taxation

Hotline: 438 943-2010

Kathy Kupracz has been practicing taxation litigation for over a decade. She helps corporate and individual taxpayers with matters related to auditing, opposition, and debt collection. She also represents taxpayers before the courts, drawing on her skills in litigation prevention and dispute settlement. Kathy obtained a Civil Law Degree (LL.L.) from the University of Ottawa and a master’s in taxation from Université de Montréal (HEC). She has written numerous articles and regularly works with the Association de planification fiscale et financière. She also regularly presents on topics related to director liability, severance tax considerations, and false invoicing.

Assistant: Melanie-Eulalie Despatis


  • Taxation (voluntary disclosure, tax disputes and challenges to notices of assessment)


  • Master's degree in law, tax option, Université de Montréal/HEC Montréal
  • L.L.L. (cum laude), University of Ottawa (2004)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Montreal) (2009 to present)
  • Ravinsky Ryan Lemoine (Montreal)
  • Cour of Appeal of Quebec (Montreal)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

Publications :

  • « Chauffeur inc.» : employee or independant contractor, Transport Magazine (2020)
  • Métaux Kitco inc. vs. Agence du revenu du Québec : first steps of Jordan in taxation!, Stratège, APFF (2019)
  • Tell me who you associate with and the tax authorities will tell you who you are!, Transport Magazine (2018)
  • Bi-monthly writing of summaries of recent tax decisions, Flash fiscal, APFF (2014)
  • Océanica inc. decision: warning from the Court of Appeal regarding employment agencies, Stratège, APFF (2012)
  • Interprovincial planification of the Ontario Shuffle type allowed!, Stratège, APFF (2012)
  • Prescription period for the recovery of tax debts, Stratège, APFF/ Magazine finance et investissement

Conférences :

  • Family and taxes, Barreau du Bas-St-Laurent- Rivière-du-Loup (2019)
  • Recent tax caselaw, Canadian Tax Foundation (2018)
  • Compensation for municipal services provided to ensure the recovery and claim of residual materials, client conference (2017)
  • Rectification in civil and common law, in-house conference - Cain Lamarre (2017)
  • Employment taxation, Colloque Cain Lamarre travail et emploi (2017)
  • When the tax authorities knock on your door: rights and obligations / The pitfalls of taxation, Barreau de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue- Amos (2017)
  • The Act to promote workforce skills development and recognition, client conference (2014)
  • False invoices, in-house conference - Cain Lamarre (2014)
  • Pitfalls in tax matters, in-house conference- Cain Lamarre (2014)
  • Duties and responsibilities of the directors of the board, Congrès du Barreau du Québec- Mont-Tremblant (2014)
  • Recent tax caselaw, in-house conference- Cain Lamarre (2012)
  • Interest deductibility, Canadian Tax Foundation

Enseignement :

  • «Administration and proceedings», training for the APFF

Associations, committees, boards

  • Member, APFF (Association de planification fiscale et financière)
  • Member of several APFF committees: Flash fiscal, Stratège, Colloque sur l'administration fiscale


  • Governor, Quebec Bar Foundation (2019)