Partner, Indirect Tax
KPMG in Canada
Lesley is a partner in the Indirect Tax practice of KPMG’s Toronto office and has worked with both public and private companies for the past 23 years. Currently, Lesley is responsible for the management of the Toronto North Indirect Tax practice and also leads our Canadian Compliance offering for Indirect Tax clients (other than financial institutions). Lesley formerly worked for the Canada Revenue Agency for a period of 8 years where she was heavily involved in GST tax rulings and interpretations and was often sought out to advise GST auditors and client representatives on technical issues with respect to GST/HST. She has extensive experience advising clients in a wide variety of areas including but not limited to the following: Communications and Entertainment, Public Sector Bodies, Non-residents, Manufacturing and Information Technology. Lesley has also developed a strong reputation for counseling her clients on proactive planning issues with an aim to mitigating risk, reducing exposures and managing compliance issues related to indirect tax within their operating jurisdictions.