Brent Murray is a partner with Wilson & Partners LLP, a law firm affiliated with PwC. 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.'
Since his call to the bar in 1998, Brent’s practice Brent’s practice focuses exclusively on commodity tax, customs and related matters including the goods and services tax, provincial sales tax and related cross-border matters. He has extensive experience in the commodity tax area and regularly advises clients on the commodity tax implications associated with corporate reorganizations, partnership transactions, financial services and financing arrangements, information technology and outsourcing arrangements and cross-border matters.
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.