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K. John Fuller

CPA, CA, TEP, FEA

Contact Info

Partner

+1 (780) 643-3075

jfuller@felesky.com

Location

Edmonton, Alberta

K. John Fuller

CPA, CA, TEP, FEA

Contact Info

Partner

+1 (780) 643-3075

jfuller@felesky.com

Location

Edmonton, Alberta

With over 25 years of tax experience, John specializes in tax planning, estate planning and dispute resolution for private corporations and family farm organizations.

He holds his Bachelor of Laws, along with his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) and Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designations.

John lends his wealth of knowledge as a regular presenter at various tax related forums.

John grew up in Calgary, received his CPA, CA designation in 1995 and articled at an international accounting firm. In 1995, John moved to Grande Prairie, Alberta, where he practiced tax planning as an accountant for 10 years, advising clients in northern Alberta and BC.

In 2005, John moved to Edmonton to attend law school at the University of Alberta and joined Felesky Flynn in 2008.

John enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, kiteboarding, cycling, golfing and skiing. In the past, he was a private bush pilot.

Credentials

  • Family Enterprise Advisor designation, 2017
  • Trust and Estate Practitioner designation, 2016
  • Called to the Alberta Bar, 2009
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (with Distinction), University of Alberta, 2008
  • Chartered Accountant, 1995
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm), University of Calgary, 1991

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta
  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Saskatchewan
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member, Family Enterprise Xchange (FEX)
  • Director, Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta
  • Director, Edmonton CPA Club

Publications & Presentations

  • “Loss Utilization and Planning” for the Felesky Flynn LLP Spring Tax Forum – Edmonton – June, 2020
  • “Accounting For Tax Reorganizations: Related Party Transactions” for the Edmonton CPA Club – Edmonton – February, 2020
  • “Current Cases” for the CPA Forum North Conference – Jasper – October, 2019
  • “Joint Venture Accounting and Tax” for the CPA Forum North Conference – Jasper – October, 2019
  • “Current Cases” for the CPA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff – October, 2019
  • “Current Tax Planning” for the Associated Firms Group Conference – Niagara Falls, ON – October, 2019
  • “Select Issues in Tax Planning” for the Grande Prairie CPA Club – Grande Prairie – May, 2019
  • “Current Tax Planning” for the CPA Forum North Conference – Jasper – October, 2018
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases” for the CPA Forum North Conference – Jasper – October, 2018
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases” for the CPA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff – October, 2018
  • “Panel Member, Family Enterprise Transition Workshop” – Family Enterprise Xchange – Edmonton, June, 2018
  • “The Potential Impact of the July 18, 2017 Proposed Tax Changes” for the CPA Forum North Conference – Jasper – October, 2017
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases” for the CPA Forum North Conference – Jasper – October, 2017
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases” for the CPA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff – October, 2017
  • “Are Trusts Under Threat of Becoming an Endangered Tax and Estate Planning Tool?” – Cidel Provence Conference – France, September, 2017
  • “The Potential Impact of the July 18, 2017 Proposed Tax Changes” for the Edmonton CPA Club – Edmonton; and for the Grande Prairie CPA Club – Grande Prairie, September, 2017
  • “Alberta Tax Rate Increase = Alberta Tax Revenue Increase?” for the Edmonton Chapter of CPAs – Edmonton – November, 2016
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases and Current Tax Planning” for the CPA Forum North Conference – Jasper – October, 2016
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases” for the CPA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff – October, 2016
  • “Current Income Tax Planning in Alberta” for the CPA Forum North Conference – Jasper – November, 2015
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases” for the CPA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff – November, 2015
  • “Things you need to do before Alberta rates go up” for the Entrepreneurial Chartered Professional Accountants of Calgary – Calgary – November, 2015
  • “2015 Federal Budget & NDP Proposed Changes” for the 2nd Annual Public Practitioners’ & Technicians Meeting, June, 2015
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases” for the CA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff; and for the CA Forum North Conference – Jasper – November, 2014
  • “A Review of Current Tax Cases” for the CA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff; and for the CA Forum North Conference – Jasper – November, 2013
  • “Current Cases” at the 2013 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference – May 31, 2013
  • “Current Cases” for the Edmonton Tax Discussion Group – January, 2013
  • “Current Cases” for the Tax Executive Community of Interest (COI) – December, 2012
  • “A Review of Current Cases” for the CA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff; and for the CA Forum North Conference – Jasper – November, 2012
  • “A Review of Current Cases” for the CA Small Practitioners’ Forum Conference – Banff – November, 2011; and for the CA Forum North Conference – Jasper; and for the Tax Lawyers and Accountants Discussion Group – January, 2012
  • “Refresher and Update on the Restrictive Covenant Rules” for the CBA Taxation Section – Edmonton and Regina Chapters – September/October, 2010; and for the Entrepreneurial Chartered Accountants of Edmonton Society – December, 2010
  • “The Amended Restrictive Covenant Rules: There’s No Competing with Finance on Legislative Complexity” for the Canadian Tax Foundation – Volume 10, Number 4, 2010 – “Tax for the Owner-Manager”
  • “Accounting for Corporate Reorganizations” at the CGA Alberta 2010 Annual Conference – June 17, 2010
  • “Current Cases” at the 2010 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference – May 31, 2010
  • “Tax, Estate & Succession Planning” at the 2009 Farm & Ranch Law Institute Conference – Legal Education Society of Alberta
  • “Accounting Basics and Related Matters for Tax Deferred Transactions” for the Canadian Bar Association – Northern Taxation Section – 2009
  • “Interest, Penalties and Fairness” for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta – Professional Development Course – 2009 & 2010

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