People

Kyle A. Ross

Contact Info

Partner

+1 403 260-6670

kross@felesky.com

Location

Calgary, Alberta

Kyle’s practice covers a wide range of taxation law matters with a focus on corporate and personal tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, estate planning and dispute resolution with taxation authorities.

Kyle is a sessional instructor in tax law at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law and is a regular presenter on tax topics in other forums. Kyle received many academic awards in law school including the Law Society of Saskatchewan Gold Medal, the Thomas Dowrick Brown Prize for Most Distinguished Graduate and Desjardins Top Eight Academic All-Canadian. He was also the captain of the University of Saskatchewan Men’s Huskie Hockey Team during law school and won various athletic awards during his hockey career.

Credentials

  • Called to the Alberta Bar, 2018
  • In-Depth Tax Course (Levels I, II & III), CPA Canada, 2017
  • Called to Saskatchewan Bar, 2013
  • Clerked at the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, 2012-2013
  • Juris Doctor (with Great Distinction), University of Saskatchewan, 2012
  • Studies in Business Administration, University of Regina, 2007-2009

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
  • Chair, Taxation Law South, CBA Saskatchewan Branch, 2017

Publications & Presentations

  • Instructor, Basic Tax, University of Calgary College of Law, 2019-2020
  • “Update on COVID-19 Relief Measures and Recent Cases of Interest”, FF Tax Series, May 2020
  • Co-Author, “Windups, PUC Reductions and the GAAR: New Commentary from CRA,” Federated Press, Corporate Structures and Groups, vol. XV, no. 1, 2019
  • Co-Presenter, “Planning with Partnerships”, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society Fall Lecture Series, 2019
  • “Tax Law for Corporate Commercial Transactions”, Calgary LESA Seminar, October 2019
  • Co-Presenter, “Review and Update on International Outbound Taxation”, FF Tax Series, May 2019
  • “Taxable Windup: A Practical Approach to Capital Dividends”, Tax for the Owner-Manager, vol. 18, no. 3, July 2018, which won the “CTF Best Newsletter Article by a Young Practitioner Award”
  • Co-Presenter of CPA Alberta Continuing Education Course “2018 Update on TOSI and Passive Income”, June 2018
  • “Tax Issues for Start Up Companies”, Canadian Bar Association, Taxation Specialists Section, February 2018
  • Co-Presenter, “The Changing Tax Landscape for Foreign Investment into Canada”, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, March 2018
  • “The Creation and Use of Family Trusts”, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 2017
  • Co-Presenter of CPA Saskatchewan Continuing Education Courses “Advanced Topics in Estate Planning” and “Tax Issues for Private Corporate Groups”, 2017
  • “Employment Tax Issues”, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 2015

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