Joint committee on taxation of the CBA and CPA Canada

Through the Joint Committee on Taxation, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) collaborates with the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) to offer the federal government input on tax laws.

For more than 70 years, this collaboration of CPA Canada and the Canadian Bar Association has regularly offered input to the Department of Finance on the technical aspects of new tax legislation. We also suggest improvements to simplify and improve current tax laws.



Kim G.C. Moody, FCPA, FCA, TEP
Director, Canadian Tax Advisory, Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP


Michael P. Saxe, CPA, CA, LLM (Tax)
SAXE Chartered Accountants 

Past chair

Janice Russell, CPA, CA, LLM
Tax partner, Deloitte Canada


Bruce Ball, FCPA, FCA, CFP, TEP
National tax partner, BDO Canada LLP

David Bunn, CPA, CA, MTax
Partner, International Tax, Deloitte LLP

Ken Griffin, CPA, CA
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Gabe Hayos, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Vice-president, Taxation, CPA Canada

Lorne Shillinger, CPA, CA
Partner, Tax, KPMG LLP

Michael Smith
Partner, National Mergers & Acquisitions Leader, Tax, Deloitte LLP

Terry Speiss, CPA, CA
Partner, Taxation Services, MNP LLP

Gwendolyn Watson, LLB
Partner, Tax Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Linda Woo, CPA, CA
Principal, Grant Thornton LLP

Penny Woolford, FCPA, FCA
Partner, International Corporate Tax, KPMG LLP

Eric C Xiao, CPA, CA
Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Staff liaison

William Dobson, CPA, CA
Special advisor, Tax, CPA Canada

Vivian Leung, CPA, CA
Program director, Tax Education, CPA Canada



K.A. Siobhan Monaghan
Senior partner, Taxation, KPMG Law LLP


Jeffrey Trossman
Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Secretary-Treasurer of CBA

Angelo Nikolakakis
Partner, Couzin Taylor s.r.l.

Past chair

Mitchell J. Sherman
Partner, Tax Group, Goodmans LLP


Thomas A. Bauer
Partner, Bennett Jones LLP

Corrado Cardarelli
Partner, Torys LLP

Ian Crosbie
Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Dean A. Kraus
Partner, Stikeman Elliott LLP

Michael McLaren
Partner, Thorsteinssons LLP

Robert W. Nearing
Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Edward Rowe
Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Tamra Thomson
Director, Legislation and Law Reform, Canadian Bar Association

Craig Webster
Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Learn more about the Joint Committee on Taxation of the CBA and CPA Canada terms of reference.


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