Tax Fairness and the Tax Mix
- When: November 24, 2008, 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
- Where: William F. Starr Hall William R. Davis Courtroom (Starr 204)
by David Duff, Associate Professor of Law, University of Toronto
David G. Duff joined the Faculty of Law in 1996 and was appointed Associate Professor in 2001. He holds an LL.M. from Harvard and an LL.B. from the University of Toronto, and has master's degrees in political theory from the University of Toronto and economics from York University. Prior to joining the Faculty, Professor Duff was a tax associate at the Toronto office of Stikeman, Elliott. He was also employed as a researcher with the Ontario Fair Tax Commission from 1991 to 1993 and as a tax policy analyst with the Ontario Ministry of Finance in 1993-1994. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and was called to the Bar in 1996.
Professor Duff's teaching and research interests are in the areas of tax law, tax policy, statutory interpretation, and distributive justice. He has published widely on tax law and policy and is a co-author of Canadian Income Tax Law, 2nd edition, a leading casebook on Canadian income tax law, and is co-editor of Tax Avoidance in Canada after Canada Trustco and Mathew. The focus of his current research is distributive justice and taxation.