Perry Kiefer

Perry Kiefer, CPA, CA, TEP

Saskatoon Office - Partner Work+1 (306) 808-0300

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Tax Planning
Personal Tax Taxation
Estate Tax Planning
Tax Representation & Litigation
Farm Taxation, Family Farm Reorganizations & Tax Planning

Perry is a Partner with the Saskatoon office of Felesky Flynn LLP. Perry practices in all areas of personal and corporate taxation, focusing on matters affecting owner managed enterprises and their shareholders. In particular, Perry’s specific areas of expertise include corporate reorganizations and corporate tax planning; farm reorganizations and tax planning in the farming and agriculture sector; implement such as tax optimization strategies for corporations and their executives, and the implementation of effective estate planning strategies.

Prior to joining Felesky Flynn LLP, Perry was a partner in a prominent regional accounting firm, but resigned from his firm in 2011 to join Felesky Flynn LLP and attended law school at the University of Calgary during that time. Shortly after graduation from law school, Perry relocated to Saskatoon to assist in the opening of Felesky Flynn LLP’s Saskatoon office.

Perry is a frequent instructor, author and presenter, and has developed and instructed a number of taxation courses for CPA Saskatchewan. Perry continues to be actively involved in the CPA community and the education of its members, and is the initiator of the CPA Saskatchewan Forum.

Professional History

Called to the Saskatchewan bar, 2016
Called to the Alberta bar, 2016
Joined Felesky Flynn LLP, 2011
Tax Accounting Practice, 1998-2011
Qualified as a Chartered Accountant, 2000

Educational History

Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of Calgary, 2015
Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction), University of Alberta, 1997
CICA Corporate Reorganizations course
CICA Advanced Tax Issues for the Owner-Managed Business course
CICA In-Depth Tax Course (Part I, II & III)

Memberships and Associations

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, CPA Alberta
Member, CPA Canada
Member, CPA Saskatchewan
Member, Society of Trust and Estate Planners

Publications and Presentations

Co-Authored, “Section 76 and the Taxation of Cash Purchase Tickets”, Volume 18, Number 4, Tax for the Owner-Manager, October 2018
Co-Authored, “Lumpy Creditor-Protection Dividends and Subsection 55(2)”, Vol. 16, No. 4, Tax for the Owner-Manager, July 2016
Co-Authored, “Alberta’s Tax Advantage?”, Vol. 15, No. 4, Tax for the Owner-Manager, October 2015
“Mind the GST: Yoshizawa v. Beaton” Vol. 14, No. 4, Tax for the Owner Manager, 4-5, 2014
“Tuck-Under Transactions”, XIV(4) Business Vehicles (Federated Press) 773-78, 2012