Yara Bossé-Viola

Partner, R&D Tax Incentives Services

KPMG in Canada

Yara Bossé-Viola, CPA, CA, is Partner in the Tax Incentives Practice of the KPMG Montreal office. Prior to transferring to the Montreal office, Yara was KPMG's SR&ED Practice Leader for the Atlantic Region. Yara has been providing tax and accounting services to clients for over seventeen years.

Her specialization in taxation with a deep knowledge of the SR&ED tax rules and program interpretations, combined with her background in accounting are effectively used in maximizing claims within the larger corporate tax picture. Yara is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the SR&ED claim process, including the maintenance of good working relationships with both the Canada Revenue Agency and the Quebec Revenue Agency. Her experience in SR&ED includes the successful approval of claims for large aerospace, manufacturing, and information technology clients. Yara has also helped clients implement effective processes for tracking and documenting qualified expenditures which facilitate CRA and ARQ examinations of financial and tax records for SR&ED claims, including the negotiation and resolution of disputes with the tax authorities when contentious issues arise.

  • BA Honors Mount Allison University

  • CPA auditor

  • Member of the Chartered Accountants of New Brunswick.

  • Member Quebec Order of Chartered Accountants/CPA

  • Member APFF

  • CICA Tax In-depth

  • Mentor Mount Allison University

  • Treasurer, Association Ringuette des Moulins

  • Past President of the Dieppe Rotary Club