Seema Agnihotri

Seema Agnihotri

Partner, Indirect Tax

KPMG in Canada

With over 20 years of experience, Seema is a Partner at KPMG in Canada’s Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Indirect Tax practice. Seema has led many large and diverse engagements to develop indirect tax strategies. She has worked in both the public and private sectors to develop strategies to minimize Canadian indirect taxes and manage indirect tax risk and compliance requirements. Her auditing, investigative and project management skills have allowed her to produce significant tax savings for her clients.

With the introduction of the GST/HST pension plan legislation, Seema has almost exclusively focused on this area. She has assisted clients on a national level with the management and implementation of the pension plan rules and reporting requirements for employers and their pension plans and master trusts.

On top of her work experience, Seema has been involved in several speaking events. She was involved in preparing course materials for an indirect tax workshop at the National CICA/CPA Canada Commodity Tax Symposium. She has also been instrumental in the development and review of KPMG tax publications relating to the pension plan rules.

Areas of expertise
Indirect Tax Pensions and Retirement Funds Risk Management VAT, GST and Sales Taxes VAT, GST and Sales Taxes Advisory VAT, GST and Sales Taxes Compliance
Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Toronto

  • Chartered Accountant (CPA)

  • CICA GST In-Depth Course

Community Involvement
  • Presenter, PIAC (Pension Investment Association of Canada) (2021)

  • Presenter, COST (Council on State Taxation) (2017)

  • Presenter, TEI (Tax Executive Institute) (2017)