Andrew Ku, CPA, CA, LPA

HIGHLIGHTS

Licensed Public Accountant  with 16+ years of professional accounting experience, focusing on all aspects of taxation, including:  (1) tax planning and structuring, (2) compliance and returns preparation, (3) management of tax audits and (4) tax appeals and fairness applications.

Senior positions held 

  • ​Director of Tax, TSX listed finance and leasing company with approximately $23 billion in assets
  • Head of Canadian Tax, financing arm of a NYSE listed U.S. auto manufacturer with approximately $300 billion in assets
  • Assistant Treasurer, Canadian subsidiary of an auto company.  Structured $900M of securitized public debt and managed a portfolio of approximately $2 billion in leases and loans 
  • Tax Manager, at a “Big 4” international public accounting firm
  • Past Tax Committee member at the Canadian Finance and Leasing Association
  • Volunteered Advisor at social funding organization -Canadian Alternative investment Cooperative

KNOWLEDGE BASE

ABOUT ANDREW

ABOUT THE PRACTICE

  • Clients include local builders, real estate investors, self-employed individuals such as I.T. Consultants and Realtors, Professional Corporations for medical professionals etc. 
  • A tax-fcoused practice, successfully support HST, payroll and income tax audits  as well as overall tax planning for clients.
  • Tax consultant to high-end international hotel chain  and mutual fund investment manager with $50 billion assets under management

Professional Qualification

  • Licensed Public Accountant ("LPA")
    • ​Authorized to sign-off on financial statement audit in the Province of Ontario
  • Chartered Professional Accountant ("CPA")
  • Chartered Accountant ("CA")
  • CICA In-depth Tax Course Part I, II & III
  • CICA In-depth GST Course
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Toronto 
  • ​Licensed Real Estate Broker (not active)