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He has over 30 years of experience in public accounting. Prior to joining the firm he worked at PWc and BDO where he worked on US and cross border taxation issues. He spent 8 years working in New York where he provided advice to large and medium sized corporations as well as privately held clients in a variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, real estate and telecommunications.
He also worked for 7 years at the head office of a worldwide manufacturing corporation where he worked with the executive team to effectively structure international transactions and acquisitions and divestures of subsidiaries.
At MG Basil heads up the US and cross border tax practice. He provides tax compliance at both the state and federal levels as well as tax opinions on corporate reorganizations. In addition he advices on the structuring of Canadian investments in the US and inbound investors in Canada from overseas.
He has been a frequent speaker at numerous seminars and conferences in Canada and the US. Basil graduated from the University of Concordia with a Bachelor of Commerce. He obtained his CPA designation in Colorado in 1986 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Ontario in 1990.
He has been involved in numerous charitable activities and currently sits as Chair of the Board of a local church in Toronto.