Tanzeela Ayub

Partner, Private Client - Cross Border Tax

KPMG in Canada

Tanzeela is a partner in our Global Mobility Services practice, specializing in Private Client – Cross Border Tax. With more than 14 years of experience, Tanzeela serves cross border private clients with a focus on high net worth individuals and family offices.

By working in the cross border personal tax area, Tanzeela has developed technical skills in complex personal tax matters. This includes assisting US persons in understanding and managing the complex US anti-deferral tax system for interest in foreign corporations, including the passive foreign investment corporation and controlled foreign corporation regimes; advising US citizens and green card holders on the tax implications arising from expatriation and developing strategies to minimize their tax exposure; assisting clients navigate the US estate and gift tax regime from cross border perspective and assisting with post-mortem US compliance; employment matters; voluntary disclosures; and cross border residency planning.

Tanzeela is also active within the community. She advises on funding strategies for the SAYA School, a charity serving 700+ students in Pakistan. She also has taken part on several Junior Achievement projects including teaching a Business Ethics course to high school students.

  • Disclosures
  • Family Owned Businesses
  • GMS Tax Compliance
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Tax Compliance
  • Tax planning
  • Trusts and Estates
  • MBA – Accounting (GPA-3.8) - Quinnipiac University, Lender School of Business, Connecticut, USA 2006

  • MA – Political Science (2nd Position in the University) - Balochistan University, Quetta, Pakistan 1999

  • BA – Political Science and Literature - Balochistan University, Quetta, Pakistan 1995

  • Enrolled Agent - Enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service 2011

  • CICA In-Depth Tax Program 2015

  • Children’s Aid Foundation - Volunteer

  • NCP, Mississauga – Mentor