John Bain

Partner, National Leader, Indirect Tax

KPMG in Canada

John is a Partner based in Toronto and leads KPMG LLP’s Indirect Tax Practice in Canada. He is also the Americas Regional leader for indirect tax services in KPMG’s Global Network. John has more than 24 years of commodity tax experience both in Canada and the European Union and advises a wide array of clients on the application of Canadian and global indirect taxes and is principally focused on the financial, private equity and manufacturing sectors. He is a member of KPMG’s Global Indirect Tax steering committee, Past Chair of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada Commodity Tax Committee and a participant in the GST Leaders Forum.

  • BA (Honours), Carleton University

  • Indirect Tax

  • Global Indirect Tax

  • Member, CICA Commodity Tax Committee

  • Member, KPMG Global Indirect Tax Services Steering Group

  • Member, Toronto Financial Services Authority Working Group on Islamic Finance

  • Member, OECD Commodity Tax Technical Advisory Group on Cross-Border Services

  • Chair, Bedford Park Public School Parent Council