Jim Samuel, FCPA, FCGA

Jim is a partner with KPMG’s international tax group in Calgary. Since graduating from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce, he has been practicing tax for over 29 years in several roles. In recent years, Jim’s practice has been particularly focused on all matters related to the taxation of foreign affiliates, and he has been actively involved as a lecturer or tutor at CPA Canada’s international tax courses.

Jim is the author of numerous articles that have been published in the Canadian Tax Journal and elsewhere, and he is the recipient of the Canadian Tax Foundation’s 2019 Douglas J. Sherbaniuk Distinguished Writing Award for his article on the interaction of the foreign affiliate and safe income regimes. Jim has presented at various conferences and seminars, including the Canadian Tax Foundation, IFA (Canadian branch) and the Tax Executives Institute. He is also currently a member of the CBA-CPA joint committee on taxation.