Aaron Gillespie

Partner, Tax, KPMG Private Enterprise

KPMG in Canada

Aaron Gillespie is a Partner in our Hamilton, Ontario office, specializing in Canadian tax compliance and advisory services, with a primary focus on large Canadian controlled private corporations. Aaron has more than 14 years of professional experience. Aaron has a reputation as someone who brings his clients creative tax solutions. He has extensive experience with tax planning as it relates to acquisitions, divestitures, remuneration planning, estate planning, corporate reorganizations, and various tax-minimization strategies. He is extremely proficient in assisting clients with tax compliance for corporations, individuals, partnerships, estates and trusts. Aaron also has a thorough understanding of accounting for current and future income taxes under Canadian, US, and IFRS accounting principles. Aaron’s clients operate in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, and service areas.

  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce

  • University of Windsor

  • CPA Canada In-depth tax program Levels I, II, III

  • CPA Canada Advanced Tax Issues for the Owner Manager course

  • CPA Canada Corporate Reorganization course

  • CPA, CA

  • CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course Group Study and In-Residence Leader

  • Past Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario School of Accountancy Lecturer

  • Past Board member and Treasurer of K-W Oktoberfest

  • Graduate of Leadership Waterloo (class of 2012)

  • Past Junior Achievement volunteer