Expertise

As Tax Partner of Taylor Leibow, John has worked in public accounting since 1985 and has gained a variety of national and international tax experience in various industries. He has considerable experience in the areas of international tax, SR&ED, estate planning and corporate reorganizations.  John is also a registered tax preparer for US tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service.

John is extensively involved with:

  • Estate and Succession Planning
  • Corporate Reorganizations
  • Tax planning for owner managed businesses
  • Inbound and outbound cross border planning
  • US personal tax compliance

Education and Designations

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours Chartered Accounting Studies) University or Waterloo
  • CPA, CA designation
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation

Completion of the following Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants advanced tax courses:

  • In-depth Part II
  • In-depth Part III
  • Corporate reorganizations

John has presented various tax topics to organizations including the Ontario Tax Foundation. He has also taught tax courses including tutoring for the CICA In-depth Tax Course and written articles on a number of tax related topics.


Community

  • Board member – Terry Fox Run, St. Catharines
  • Treasurer of the Niagara Estate Planning Council
  • Trustee – Christ our Saviour Lutheran Church, Grimsby
  • Board Member – Niagara Tax Consultation Group