Michael Charette
Area of Focus
Tax technology Business tax

Michael Charette

Partner, Canadian Leader of Tax Technology Consulting
Michael Charette
Area of Focus
Tax technology Business tax

About Michael

Michael Charette is a partner in tax technology consulting for RSM Canada LLP, responsible for helping clients maximize the efficiency of their tax practice through the reorganization of people, processes and technology. Based in Toronto, Michael is part of the Canadian business tax group as well as the firm’s national tax technology group based in the United States. He joined RSM Canada in 2019 with more than 18 years of experience as a professional technologist and data analyst.


Michael is the leader of RSM Canada’s Tax Technology Consulting practice. Michael helps organizations design, manage, and enhance their tax function’s operational model through the implementation of tailored technology solutions that support their digital transformation vision. These solutions leverage a combination of existing technology optimization, custom built automation and analytics applications, retraining and upskilling staff, and technology-enabled tax function outsourcing solutions.

He provides guidance to clients undertaking significant change or experiencing disruption to their tax practice in areas such as:

  • Leadership and key staff changes
  • Technology integrations
  • Substantial regulatory adjustments
  • Operational changes and expansion into new markets or services.

A technologist by trade, Michael brings extensive experience automating and streamlining global tax and finance departments’ processes, helping them transform into strategic partners to the business through the implementation of various business intelligence tools. Michael’s team of experienced tax technologists help clients across Canada and North America build reliable data models that harness tax automation and process controls to generate the right data insights to solve their business challenges.

Professional affiliations and designations

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) of Ontario
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Program
  • Alteryx Core and Advance Certifications


  • Honours Bachelor of Science and Business, Chemistry, University of Waterloo