Adam Scherer

Partner, Tax
Adam Scherer Professional Corporation

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


Currently a partner at Crowe Soberman 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 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 @SobermanTax.

Outside of the office, Adam is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Toronto and volunteers annually at CA tax clinics for low-income individuals and families. He is a prior member of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.


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

Professional Affiliations

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

Community Involvement

  • Member and Past Chair, York Region Canadian National Institute for the Blind District Advisory Board
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Toronto

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