Brian Morcombe

Partner, Indirect Tax


BDO Markham



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Executive Summary

Brian has more than 20 years’ experience providing GST/HST, QST and PST solutions to non-resident and resident manufacturers, distributors, charities, financial institutions, municipalities, universities/colleges, schools and hospitals to name a few. He also works with clients on resolving WSIB/WCB and EHT issues.

Brian specializes in assisting non-resident clients with Canadian sales and payroll tax issues.

Outside of the office, Brian is a pilot and Juno-nominated professional musician that made the Grammy Ballot in the USA and won the prestigious Parents’ Choice Award in the USA.

Articles and Publications

  • Morcombe, B. “CRA Launches Compliance Letter Campaign” January 2017
  • Morcombe, B. “Ontario Land Transfer Tax Changes on the Horizon” January 2017
  • Morcombe, B.  “Don’t Flip Out, Understanding GST/HST Housing Rebates” January 2015
  • Morcombe, B.  “Election Time: WSIB and Construction” BDO Tax Factor November 2014
  • Morcombe, B.  “Ontario Provincial Sales Tax - Top 5 Audit Issues”. Moving Business Forward, 2006
  • Morcombe, B. “Documentation Key to Avoiding Software Taxes”.  London Free Press, 2003
  • Morcombe, B. “Accounting”. In Business Windsor Magazine, May 2003, pg 28
  • Morcombe, B. “New Sales Tax Proposed for Software”.  London Free Press, Monday October 28, 2002
  • Morcombe, B.  “Bits & Bytes on E-Commerce & Sales Tax”. In Business Windsor Magazine, June 2002
  • Morcombe, B. “Computer Consulting a Tax Headache”.  London Free Press, Monday February 4, 2002
  • Morcombe, B.  “Sales a Taxing Issue for Many Dot-Coms”.  London Free Press, February 5, 2001

Professional Affiliations

CICA Income Tax In-Depth (2009)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation (2002)
CICA GST In-Depth Tax Course, Ontario (1998)