Andrea Chan

Andrea Chan

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Andrea Chan, CA, is a Partner in MNP’s Professional Services team. Working one-on-one with professionals in the dental, medical, legal and other professional industries, Andrea provides valuable adv... READ MORE >

Andrea Chan, CA, is a Partner in MNP’s Professional Services team. Working one-on-one with professionals in the dental, medical, legal and other professional industries, Andrea provides valuable advice to help her clients meet their personal and business needs.

Andrea’s expertise includes developing customized plans for clients interested in starting or purchasing a practice. Her experience allows her to walk her clients through the purchase decision from beginning to end, ensuring that they make the right choices and that their taxes are structured efficiently. Specializing in developing projections and proposals, tax planning and other key areas, Andrea helps ensure that her clients have sound strategies for the future.

Additionally, Andrea provides strategic advice on establishing corporations, optimizing salary-dividend mixes and planning trusts and estates to help her clients save money. She is experienced in developing customized retirement and succession plans for her clients, helping them realize their dreams.

Prior to being designated a Chartered Accountant (CA), Andrea obtained a Masters of Accounting and a Bachelor of Mathematics with a specialization in Accounting at the University of Waterloo. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Gary Marcus

Gary Marcus

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Gary Marcus, CA, CPA is a Partner in MNP’s Toronto office. With over 30 years of experience, Gary specializes in providing tax, consulting, accounting and buy/sell advisory solutions for the profess... READ MORE >

Gary Marcus, CA, CPA is a Partner in MNP’s Toronto office. With over 30 years of experience, Gary specializes in providing tax, consulting, accounting and buy/sell advisory solutions for the professional services sector and entrepreneurial clients in a variety of industries.

Gary is skilled at developing and implementing corporate and personal tax-minimization strategies for health care, dental, legal, and other professionals and entrepreneurs. He provides strategic advice on establishing corporations, optimizing salary-dividend mixes and planning trusts and estates to create tax efficiencies.
To help his clients take advantage of investment opportunities, Gary provides a range of advisory services, including due diligence and negotiation support for buying and selling corporate assets, as well as developing projections and proposals to help secure financing for investment opportunities. Gary’s expertise also encompasses exit strategies, including providing business owners with guidance in succession planning.

After earning his degree from McGill University, Gary went on to attain his CA and CPA designations. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) and sits on the Board of Directors of Acting Up Stage, a non-profit corporation. Gary lectures regularly regarding financial strategies including: incorporation, income splitting and other tax-saving strategies.

Kal Ruprai

Kal Ruprai

Partner - Indirect Taxes - Meyers Norris Penny | http://mnp.ca

Kal Ruprai, MBA, CMA is a member of MNP’s Indirect Tax Group. Based in Toronto, Kal brings more than 14 years of experience practicing exclusively in indirect tax in a government, corporate, and pub... READ MORE >

Kal Ruprai, MBA, CMA is a member of MNP’s Indirect Tax Group. Based in Toronto, Kal brings more than 14 years of experience practicing exclusively in indirect tax in a government, corporate, and public accounting firm environment. Kal works closely with his clients in a variety of industries to address their complex tax issues and delivers effective tax planning strategies to help them achieve their goals.
Kal provides relevant and effective tax planning and business advice to his national and international clients. He has extensive expertise in the areas of GST and PST planning, including advising non-residents on doing business in Canada. He has also provided clients with written interpretations of complex sales tax issues and has successfully represented clients during GST and PST audits. Kal is proficient in contingent based sales tax recovery reviews, having conducted reviews for Fortune 500 companies in a variety of sectors.

Kal completed his Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Waterloo in 1989 before earning his Master of Business Administration (Co-op) in 1991 from the University of Windsor and his CMA designation in 1998. Committed to his profession, Kal has published papers and presented at several tax conferences held by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA).

Christa Walkden

Christa Walkden

US Taxation Services - Meyers Norris Penny | http://mnp.ca

Christa Walkden, CPA, MST is a Partner with MNP’s Taxation Services practice. Based in Winnipeg, Christa specializes in resolving complex U.S. Tax matters from a Canadian perspective. Throughout ... READ MORE >

Christa Walkden, CPA, MST is a Partner with MNP’s Taxation Services practice. Based in Winnipeg, Christa specializes in resolving complex U.S. Tax matters from a Canadian perspective.

Throughout her career, Christa has served a diverse range of clients, including manufacturing, information technology, retail, owner/managers and individuals. working closely with her clients, she delivers a wide rangeof services, including U.S. personal tax compliance and planning; U.S. estate planning, U.S. corporate tax compliance and planning; Canada/U.S. structuring; and U.S. State income tax compliance and planning.

Christa also works with her clients to respond to inquiries from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state tax authorities. She is experienced helping clients with acquisitions of US-based assets from a buyer or seller perspective, including due diligence and structuring to maximize benefits. She prides herself on her ability to stay abreast of U.S. tax developments that impact her clients’ unique situations.

Before earning her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation from the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy, Christa graduated with her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba. Committed to her profession, Christa also completed her In-depth and In-residence Tax Courses (Levels I & II) from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2000; as well as received her Master of Science in Taxation (MST) from Golden Gate University in 2003.