Darren Speake is a Tax Partner in our Private Company Services tax practice out of PwC’s Calgary office. Darren works with Canadian private companies and has provided a broad range of tax services to Canadian private companies for more than 14 years. He has experience in Canadian corporate and cross-border tax issues, including general Canadian corporate income tax advice, corporate reorganizations, structuring and financing inbound and outbound investments, sale and acquisition planning, estate planning, international tax planning, tax compliance, tax accounting, and advising on scientific research and experimental development ("SR&ED") and other tax credit claims.
Darren obtained his Chartered Accountancy designation in 1998 and joined PwC Canada's tax department in the same year. He completed the CICA In-Depth Tax Course in 2000 and has been an In-Depth Tax Course tutor for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants for seven years. He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation.