David S. Downie | KPMG | CA

David S. Downie

Partner, Tax

KPMG in Canada

David is a tax partner in Financial Services practice of KPMG in Canada, with over 21 years’ experience in corporate and international tax. David has extensive experience in dealing with the Canadian taxation of cross-border distributions, mergers and acquisitions and Canadian inbound financing. He has also assisted clients with acquisitions and divestitures and is experienced in coordinating and executing the implementation of tax strategies and structured financings.

Areas of expertise

Advisory Base erosion and profit shifting Corporate Tax Deal Advisory Financing strategy Fund Public Policy and Regulatory Change Tax Tax implications of mergers and acquisitions Transactions

Education and qualifications

  • B.Comm., University of Guelph


  • CPA, CA

  • Canadian Tax Compliance

  • Canadian Tax Consulting

  • International Corporate Tax

  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax

Community Involvement

  • Lecturer, In-Depth Tax Course, CPA Canada

  • Board Member, William Osler Health System Foundation

  • Member, International Fiscal Association

  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation

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