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RSM Canada promotes John Lee to partner

Oct 01, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
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Toronto, ON - RSM Canada (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to announce the promotion of John Lee to partner, effective Oct. 1, 2018.

“We are honoured to announce this outstanding achievement for John,” said Maria Severino, national tax leader for RSM Canada. “He is an accomplished professional and has achieved this important advancement in his career through his steadfast commitment to serving clients as a first-choice advisor and through his service to our firm as an outstanding teammate and leader.”

In his new role, John will lead the national U.S. tax practice at RSM Canada. His clients include public and privately held companies, partnerships, not-for-profit organizations, foreign-owned corporations, and high net worth individuals. He has advised clients on a wide range of U.S. domestic and cross-border matters, including business expansions into the United States, financing and refinancing structures, U.S. federal and state tax compliance, tax due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, state income and franchise tax, sales and use tax, credits and incentives, treaty qualification, repatriation, withholding taxes, and FATCA, among others.

John is a member of the New York and New Jersey State Bars and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He holds a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, an LL.M. in taxation and a specialist certificate in state and local tax from Georgetown University Law Center.

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