Pam Prior

Partner, Taxation Service, CPA, CA, TEP

KPMG in Canada

Pam is a Tax Partner with KPMG in Vancouver, B.C. She joined KPMG in 1986 and transferred into tax in 1990. Pam has focused on advising privately held businesses and their shareholders on a wide variety of issues including corporate and personal tax planning and compliance. She also has experience dealing with estate and will planning including the creation of family trusts and dealing with the 21 year deemed disposition rule. Pam also assists charities and non-profit organizations with their income tax issues including compliance filings, tax receipting issues and structuring tax efficient charitable donations.

  • B.Comm., University of Saskatchewan

  • Author, Death of a Taxpayer, 11th edition, Wolters Kluwer

  • Author/Presenter, Taxation of Charities and Not-for-Profits, CIABC, 2008 to date

  • Author/Presenter, Advanced Tax Issues for the Owner Manager, CPA Canada, 2014 to date

  • CPA, CA, Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia (ICABC)

  • Member, Vancouver Estate Planning Council

  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation

  • Member, Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners

  • Trust and Estate Practitioner, Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, Canada

  • Past President, Fraser Valley Estate Planning Council

  • Planned Giving Committees, Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation and Arts Club Theatre

  • Presentations to various organizations on charitable and non profit tax matters and estate planning including Canada Tax Foundation, STEP, Canadian Association of Gift Planners, Pacific Business and Law Institute and the Vancouver and Fraser Valley Estate Planning Councils