Experience

Christian Thérien, CPA, CA

Graduated (BAA) from HEC Montreal in 1983

Professional Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) since 1985

Completed the (3) three parts of the “CICA in-depth tax course” (1987-1990) and the corporate reorganizations course (1991) offered by CPA Canada

Field of expertise

Consulting services in Canadian taxation among private corporations and their owners, concerning notably:

  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Purchase/ Sale/ Merger
  • Estate freeze and implementation of family trust
  • Estate and Will planning
  • Entry or exit of shareholders
  • Tax and financial planning
  • Corporations, partnership, individuals and trusts income tax return
  • Discussions with tax authorities
  • Tax expert witness for court cases

Supervise and approve Financial Statements along with compilation engagements.

Professional experience

1995 to January 2013 (17 years): Partner, Canadian tax service, KPMG

  • As a partner at KPMG, was dedicated to the private corporation taxation consulting service and was, at certain moments of his career, member or in charge of tax groups (corporate reorganizations, Estate and Trusts, etc.) and presenter of tax subjects related to private corporation tax planning (annual tax conference of the firm, tax seminaries to clients, internal technical tax meetings)
  • Was Lecturer at the annual conference of the APFF (Association de planification fiscale et financière)

1983 to 1995 (12 years): Different audit (4 years) and tax (8 years) roles at KPMG.

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