Mark Kaplan

Mark Kaplan


Mark is a partner with Ernst & Young LLP’s International Tax/Transaction Advisory Services Practice based in Toronto, leading the local practice in Canadian tax planning for cross-border transactions and serving as the firm’s National Inbound Market Leader. Mark’s practice concentrates on cross-border corporate reorganizations, carve-outs, refinancing and restructuring transactions, post-merger integration including IP migration, income tax diligence (both foreign and domestic) and tax planning for multinational companies and venture capital, private equity and infrastructure firms.

Mark has worked with multinational teams in structuring Canadian domestic and cross-border corporate reorganizations, internal and external financing transactions, reverse takeovers, and unique instrument private placements and public offerings.

Mark was previously the leader of the Canadian Tax Services team in Ernst & Young’s New York office and provided Canadian tax advice to foreign multinational companies and foreign venture capital, private equity, hedge and infrastructure funds.

For over 25 years, Mark has been a regular instructor for various courses offered as part of CPA Canada’s In-Depth Tax Program and has presented on various topics for the Tax Executives Institute Tax Directors’ Workshop. Mark is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and serves as a member of the Audit Committee of an Ontario municipality.