Kurt is a tax specialist and group office managing partner with BDO Canada LLP. His practice focuses on owner-managed businesses with a particular emphasis on agribusiness and professional clients. His areas of expertise include federal and provincial income taxation including corporate restructuring, estate planning, personal and corporate tax planning and commodity tax. Kurt also provides his services to other CPA and legal firms to assist them with their clients’ tax matters. He has been a tutor for the Income Tax Practice course for a number of years and currently is the course coordinator and a lecturer. He has been a speaker and tutor at BDO tax conferences, a tutor at the Ontario School of Accountancy and was a frequent author/presenter for the annual Farm Tax and Business Seminars of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.