Adam Scherer

Managing Partner
Adam Scherer Professional Corporation

2 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 1100, Toronto, ON, M4T 2T5


Currently the Managing Partner at Crowe Soberman, a partner in the firm’s Tax Group, and member of its Management Committee, Adam joined the firm as a staff accountant in 1999, transferred to the Tax Group two years later and has spent the remaining years honing his skills and developing his expertise. Adam works in many areas of tax including: personal and corporate tax planning and compliance, assistance with SR&ED claims, estate planning for individuals and handling complex international cross-border tax.

Combining his expertise in international cross-border issues with a genuine passion for sports, Adam has also become a co-leader in the Sports and Entertainment Group, working with professional athletes in hockey, baseball, football, soccer and basketball, musicians, actors and entertainers, behind-the scenes personnel including touring crews, film directors and producers, foreign corporations operating in Canada, and individuals immigrating to and emigrating from Canada. Adam also handles due diligence tax work and structures transactions for foreign entities doing business in Canada. Adam also works with professionals, including doctors, and lawyers.

Adam is a contributor of tax-focused articles for our blog, inFocus, as well as the firm’s Tax Letters. He is regularly quoted in the media, has appeared on various radio programs and makes complex tax information more accessible on Twitter. You can follow Adam at: @SobermanTax.

Outside of the office, Adam serves as a member of the Estate Planning Council of Toronto, sits on the planning committee for the Arthritis Society’s popular All-In for Arthritis Poker Gala, and volunteers his services at tax clinics for low-income individuals and families. He is a supporter and promoter of Kayla’s Children’s Center and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and their events.


  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Economics, York University

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Estate Planning Council of Toronto
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario)

Community Involvement

  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Toronto
  • Planning Committee Member, Arthritis Society’s All-In for Arthritis Poker Gala
  • Promoter, Kayla’s Children’s Center and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and their events

What is the best advice you've ever received?

"It was related to how I treat clients and how I work with clients, where I try to be as empathetic as possible, hard-working, I stress about their jobs and their issues so that they don't have to stress about them."