Andrew Azmudeh

Andrew Azmudeh

Partner, PwC Law LLP, Canada

Andrew Azmudeh is a Partner at PwC Law LLP and the indirect tax group of PwC LLP in the Calgry office.

Andrew has specialized in indirect tax since 2004. He advises local, multi-national and multi-jurisdictional businesses on their indirect tax issues, including reviewing re-organizations, performing risk assessments, reviewing transaction implications and assisting with dispute resolution matters.

Prior to joining PwC Law LLP/PwC LLP, Andrew worked at professional services firms, including an allied law firm for over 12 years. Prior to that, Andrew worked for British Columbia's Ministry of Finance for 3 years where he was involved in the review of specific provisions of the PST legislation. He also acted as an Appeals Officer and assisted many businesses with their provincial indirect tax appeals.

Recognitions

Received Norman Guerin Award (2017), presented by Deloitte, for an outstanding contribution to the advancement of commodity taxation studies.  This award is given to the author of the best paper at the CPA Canada Commodity Tax Symposium.

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of British Columbia, 2003
  • Law Society of Alberta, 2011
  • Law Society of Ontario, 2012

Selected Publications

  • Co-Author, GST/HST for Income Tax Practitioners - Pitfalls and Traps to Avoid, 71st Annual Tax Conference, Canadian Tax Foundation, 2019 [to be published soon]
  • Author, Navigating the Corporate Reorganization Maze, Commodity Tax Symposium, CPA Canada, 2016
  • Co-Author, The Evolving Fiscal Regime for BC LNG Projects: The LNG Tax and other Provincial Tax Developments, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, 2015
  • Co-author,  Carbon Tax and Other Green Taxes: Climate Action Initiatives in Canada, Commodity Tax Symposium, CPA Canada, 2008

Experience

  • Indirect Tax

Specialty

  • Indirect Tax Legal & Advisory

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws - Osgoode Hall Law School - 2002
  • Master of Business Administration - Schulich School of Business - 2002
  • Bachelor of Science - Pharmacology & Therapeutics - University of British Columbia - 1996