Associate, Indirect Tax
KPMG in Canada
Elena is an associate with KPMG Law LLP and practices out of its Toronto office. Prior to joining KPMG Law LLP, Elena was an associate in the international trade, customs and commodity tax group of a national Canadian law firm.
Elena has extensive experience advising in the areas of GST/HST, retail sales tax (PST), land transfer tax, employer health tax and property tax. She regularly provides complex GST/HST advice, including planning opportunities and mitigation of tax exposures, to clients in all sectors, including industrial, retail, commercial, e-commerce, MUSH, charities and non-profits, real estate and multi-national organizations. She also regularly represents clients in audits, objections and voluntary disclosures with the Canada Revenue Agency and the Ministry of Finance and in appeals to the Tax Court of Canada.
Juris Doctor, Osgoode hall Law School
B.Sc., Biology (Hons.), University of Toronto
CPA Canada In-Depth GST/HST Course
Institute of Municipal Assessors Income Approach to Value course
Called to the Ontario Bar in 2007
Member of the Community Advisory Board of the Toronto East Detention Centre, appointed by the Minister of Correctional Services
Member and past board member of the Canadian Property Tax Association and the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association
Member of the Ontario Bar Association and Canadian Bar Association