Tim Edgar


BA LLB (UWO), LLM (Osgoode), PhD (Deakin)


Before joining the faculty at Osgoode Hall in January 2011, Professor Edgar was a member of the faculty of law at The University of Western Ontario where he taught tax law and policy for 21 years. He has published articles on taxation in the Canadian Tax Journal, New Zealand Journal of Taxation Law and Policy, Virginia Tax Review, SMU Law Review and other periodicals. He is the author of The Income Tax Treatment of Financial Instruments: Theory and Practice, which was published by the Canadian Tax Foundation, and has served as a consultant to the Department of Finance, the Canada Revenue Agency, the Australian Treasury Department, New Zealand Inland Revenue (Policy Advice Division), the OECD and the IMF. He is also a member of the faculty of law at the University of Sydney and is a co-editor of the Canadian Tax Journal.

Research Interests: Taxation of financial instruments; tax law and policy