KPMG in Canada
Curtis Lester, CPA is the Partner-in-charge of the Tax Practice in Calgary. Curtis has been providing cross border corporate tax advice for more than 13 years to Canadian companies in respect of their operations outside of Canada and to foreign corporations operating in Canada. He has experience with holding, finance, royalty and leasing structures; repatriation, divestitures, M&A, upstream loans and the Canadian foreign affiliate dumping rules. He has significant experience in dealing with Canadian companies operating in the US and vice versa. Curtis is very familiar with the Canada – U.S. Tax treaty and the unique aspects that require its consideration.
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.)(1995)
University of Manitoba
Chartered Accountant (1998), Alberta/Manitoba
International Corporate Tax
Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax
Director, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society (2009)
Author Next Generation Finance Structures for U.S. Inbound Investments, CPTS Journal 2010
Tutor, CICA In-Depth Tax Course, "Part 3" and "Foundations in International Tax"