Nunzio Tedesco, Partner, Insurance Industry Tax Practice Leader, KPMG LLP Canada

Chartered Accountant, Ontario, B.Comm University of Toronto

Nunzio is a Tax Partner in KPMG’s Financial Services Practice, based in Toronto, and is the leader of KPMG’s Insurance Tax Practice.  He has more than 23 years of professional experience and has been a member of the KPMG Insurance Industry Practice concentrating on insurance tax maters since 1991.

Nunzio has extensive experience with a wide range of complex tax matters including domestic and cross-border issues related to both resident and non-resident life and non-life insurance companies, tax planning for the purchase and sale of insurance companies and insurance businesses, corporate reorganizations, captive insurance, and negotiations with tax authorities.  Nunzio is actively involved in addressing industry and client specific issues with the Department of Finance, CRA, and the Ontario Ministry of Revenue.

Nunzio is the income tax advisor to the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s tax panel.

Nunzio has been a frequent speaker at insurance industry meetings and conferences, including the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s Annual Financial Affairs Symposium, the annual seminar of the Canadian Insurance Accountants Association, Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association (tax officers section) and KPMG’s annual Insurance Issues Seminar.  Nunzio previously co-authored and lectured at the Life Insurance Institute of Canada/KPMG three-day course on insurance taxation. 

Nunzio is also a member of the Canadian Insurance Accountants Association, KPMG’s Insurance Industry Committee and KPMG’s International Insurance Tax Committee.