Gord leads Fuller Landau’s Tax practice, with over 25 years of experience helping private companies and their shareholders with corporate, personal, and sales tax matters including estate planning, corporate reorganizations, and international tax planning. He routinely assists foreign companies looking to expand their business into Canada, either by establishing a new operation here, or through an acquisition of an existing business.
Gord is an active mentor to several managers at the firm and a member of our Food and Beverage niche group. He also serves as the Chair of Fuller Landau’s Charity Committee, helping to spearhead initiatives such as our annual participation in local food drives, volunteer tax clinics, and the JDRF Revolution Ride.
Gord is known for his easy-going demeanor and razor-sharp technical knowledge. He is a strategic thinker with exceptional problem-solving skills, who focuses on recommending practical solutions to help each client minimize their taxes and protect their assets.
In his spare time, Gord enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, and playing golf.
Academic Achievements, Memberships and Professional Designations
- In-Residence GST Course, 1999
- CICA In-Depth Tax Course, 1998
- CPA, CA Designation, 1993
- BMath, University of Waterloo
Community Initiatives/Community Organizations
- Member, Fuller Landau Food and Beverage niche group
- Member, Fuller Landau Charity Committee
- “Taking Advantage of Canada’s Generous Tax Credits for Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED)”, (Raison d’Etre, Spring 2004)
- “Retention and Destruction of Books and Records”, (Raison d’Etre, Winter 2004)
- “Using Employment Deductions to Minimize Taxes”, (Raison d’Etre, Winter 2004)
- “Using Transfer Pricing to Increase Your Competitive Advantage”, (Raison d’Etre, Summer 2005)
- “Buy Low, Donate High – An Update on Recent Events”, (Raison d’Etre, Summer 2005)
- “Doing Business in Canada”, (Global Insights, January/February 2006)
- “Providing Services in Canada”, (Global Insights, March/April 2006)
- “Canadian Sales Taxes”, (Global Insights, May/June 2006)
- “Employee Gifts and Awards”, (Raison d’Etre, Spring 2008)
- “Should You Bonus Down to the Small Business Limit”, (Raison d’Etre, Spring 2008)
- “Protecting Your Intellectual Property Assets”, (Raison d’Etre, Fall/Winter 2008)
- “Ontario Tax Harmonization”, (Raison d’Etre, Fall/Winter 2008)
- “Purchase of a US Vacation Property”, (Raison d’Etre, Fall/Winter 2008)
- “Top 10 misconceptions about doing business in … Canada”, (the Leading Edge, Winter 2009)
- “Understanding HST”, (Bakers Journal, 2010)
- “Tax Deferral Strategies”, (Bakers Journal, 2011)
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