Joe Monaco


KPMG in Canada

Joseph is a senior lawyer with KPMG Law LLP. He specializes in tax law for a wide range of business sectors. His clients include private owner-managed businesses. Joseph is well respected in the legal community given his experience with highly complex and sensitive tax matters, and maintains an excellent relationship with the courts, other legal professionals and his clients as one of the leading tax law lawyers in the Hamilton region. Joseph is a trusted advisor to several private enterprise clients and looks forward to continue this role at KPMG Law. 

Joseph’s tax practice includes the following services:

  • Corporate Reorganizations
  • Tax opinions and Advance Rulings
  • Income Tax Appeals and Dispute Resolution with Canada Revenue Agency
  • Personal Tax Planning
  • Tax Issues in Estate Planning
  • International Tax Planning
  • Owner Manager Planning
  • Pre Sale-Tax Planning
  • Cross-border taxation
  • Mergers and Acquisition Tax Planning


  • LLB, University of Windsor, 1983

  • B.A. Western University, 1980

  • Completed the CICA (now CPA) In Depth Tax Program

  • Frequent speaker including the Canadian Tax Foundation and Hamilton Law Association

  • Formerly a Trustee of the GWD Foundation for Kids