Geoffrey L. MacDonald

Geoffrey L. MacDonald

Partner, Tax & Tax Incentives Practice Leader - Eastern Ontario

KPMG in Canada

Geoff is a Partner in KPMG’s Ottawa Office and acts as a Develop leader for KPMG’s Regions East Tax Practice. He has primary responsibility for servicing clients in Eastern and Northern Ontario, as well as Atlantic Canada. Geoff has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting with 20 of those devoted to providing taxation and tax credit advisory services. Geoffrey leads a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, accountants and tax professionals who assist companies with the preparation and defence of claims for tax incentives. His efforts have extended to working with his clients to structure their operations in order to help maximize the benefits available under the relevant tax incentive programs. Geoffrey has worked with clients in all industries including Telecommunications, Software/IT, Electronics, Aerospace and Defence, Manufacturing, Mining, Bio-technology and Environmental Sciences, amongst others. His clients include small and medium sized enterprises, public companies and crown corporations.

Areas of expertise
Gaming Infrastructure Innovation Media Mining Research and development Research and experimentation credit Technology Telecommunications Travel, Leisure, Tourism
Education and qualifications
  • B.Comm. (Honours), Queen's University

  • CA, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

  • Personal Tax Compliance

  • Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program

  • Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit Program

Community Involvement
  • Member, CRA, Industry Software Committee

  • Vice President, Nepean Kanata Barracudas Swim Club

  • Founding Member, Canadian Association of Research and Development Incentives Professionals

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