Brent Murray is a partner with PwC Law LLP, a law firm affiliated with PwC. Brent's practice focuses exclusively on commodity tax and customs including goods and services tax (GST), harmonized sales tax (HST), provincial sales tax (PST) and related cross border matters. Brent frequently advises clients on indirect tax aspects of corporate reorganizations. He also represents clients in tax dispute resolution matters involving commodity and sales tax and has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court and the Provincial Courts.
His examination of Canadian court decisions that address whether a GST registrant is entitled to claim an input tax credit won the 2010 Normand Guérin Award for an 'outstanding contribution to the advancement of commodity tax studies.
Brent obtained his LLB from the University of British Columbia in 1996 and was called to the Ontario Bar two years later. He is a member of the CCH GST Reporter editorial board, the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Southern Ontario Commodity Tax group.
Brent has also authored numerous articles and papers on commodity tax matters including conference papers for the CICA Commodity Tax Symposium. He has also presented various papers for the Ontario Bar Association, Canadian Bar Association’s Tax Law for Lawyers conference, PwC’s Understanding PST course, and 2006 and 2007 CICA Commodity Tax Mid-Year Update conferences.