M Desilets

Mathew Desilets, BCom, CPA, CA


Current Status:

Mathew Desilets is a Principal with Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants and practices in the taxation area with a focus on international taxation matters. Mathew has extensive experience in international taxation matters, particularly in Canada - U.S. taxation.  He has assisted a large variety of Canadian and U.S. businesses with designing and implementation of cross-border structures.  Mathew and his group also provide advisory and compliance assistance to individuals with U.S. and other cross-border tax concerns. 

  • CPA Canada In-depth International Tax Program - 2016
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Program, Years 1, 2, 3
  • Member, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants – 2012
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta - 2012
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta - 2008


Mathew has been practicing with Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP since 2009 and is now a Principal with the taxation group.  Mathew presents tax issues to in-house staff on a monthly basis.

Selected Tax Experience:
  • Assisting U.S. citizen taxpayers in completing their U.S. and Canadian personal tax compliance.
  • Assisting Canadians that are departing the country with their tax filing obligations and tax planning.
  • Assisting non-residents with their Canadian tax filing requirements.
  • Assisting Canadian corporations in meeting their U.S. tax filing requirements.
  • Analyzing cross border operations to determine Canadian and U.S. tax compliance requirements.
  • U.S. Estate taxation planning for high net worth individuals.
  • Assists international corporations looking to expand their business operations to Canada.
  • Assists Canadian corporations looking to expand their business operations to the U.S. or internationally.
  • Extensive Canadian taxation experience on a range of domestic Canadian tax matters including personal taxation, corporate reorganizations, corporate taxation and trusts and estates.

Professional Activities:
  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (formerly CICA)
  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants Alberta (formerly ICAA)