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Jenifer Elmy

Associate, M&A Tax Services and KPMG Law LLP

KPMG in Canada

A client-focused practitioner, Jenifer is an associate with KPMG Law LLP and has been practicing out of the Toronto office since 2017. Prior to KPMG Law LLP, Jenifer articled at a large international law firm where she gained a diverse set of skills working with Canadian banks and owner-managed businesses. Presently, Jenifer is developing a broad practice in corporate tax planning, with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and corporate finance.

As an associate at KPMG Law LLP, Jenifer regularly provides advice to various pension plans and pension investment boards, multinational corporations, and high-net-worth individuals. Among other things, Jenifer has:

  • Worked on various cross-border corporate reorganizations involving loss consolidation structures, the impacts of subsection 55(2), paragraph 55(3)(a), the benefit conferral rules, and the acquisition of control rules.
  • Performed process and control reviews, drafted tax exemption opinions, and has engaged in M&A tax structuring for various pension plans.
  • Provided tax structuring support on numerous domestic and international real estate engagements including tax-advantaged real estate acquisitions.
  • Provided advice on various withholding tax issues and the tax implications of emigrating from Canada.
  • Engaged in corporate succession planning.
Education and qualifications
  • CPA In-Depth Tax Course

  • Ontario Bar, 2017

  • Juris Doctor, University of Windsor Faculty of Law, 2016

  • Juris Doctor, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2016

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), University of Toronto, 2012

Community Involvement
  • Jenifer is a member of the KPMG Law LLP student committee.

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • Canadian Tax Foundation

  • Young Women in Law

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