Tax Partner, International Executive Services
KPMG in Canada
Benita has been instrumental in developing the Global Mobility Services practice (formerly, International Executive Services) for KPMG Canada. In her nearly 30 years with the firm, she has focused on tax planning and compliance issues for estates, trusts and individuals in a US and cross-border context. She advises clients on tax matters related to compensation, estate planning and investments, with particular emphasis on executives relocating to other countries and the complex tax issues arising. Benita has published, spoken and taught extensively on multiple aspects of personal tax, specializing in US estate planning, expatriation planning and investment in US real estate.
B.Comm., University of British Columbia (1983)
International Executive Services
Frequent speaker on Cross-Border Tax Planning topics
Authored and taught several courses for the Institute of Chartered Accounts of British Columbia
Presented papers and lectured for the Canadian Tax Foundation, Pacific Business and Law Institute, Continuing Legal Education Society, Vancouver Estate Planning Council, Institute of Advanced Financial Planners, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Society of Trust and Estate Planners, Canadian Association of Gift Planners, Tax Executives Institute, American Bar Association, and other organizations
Editor-in-Chief of CCH Publication "Canada-US Employment Transfers: A Guide to Personal Tax Planning"
Contributing KPMG Editor of Carswell Publication "Tax Planning for You and Your Family"