Kurt Oelschlagel

Kurt Oelschlagel

Partner

FCPA, FCA, TEP

BDO Hanover

519-364-3790

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Executive Summary

Kurt is a tax specialist and group office managing partner with BDO Canada LLP.

Kurt’s practice focuses on owner-managed businesses with a particular emphasis on agri-business and professional clients. His areas of expertise include federal and provincial income taxation including corporate restructuring, estate planning, personal and corporate tax planning and commodity tax. Kurt also served as a member of BDO’s policy board for six years and is a past member of the ICAO Professional Conduct Committee.

Kurt is a graduate of the Honours Economics program of Wilfrid Laurier University. Kurt joined what is now BDO Canada LLP in 1988, obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1989 and became a partner in 1995. He was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2011. Kurt is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Kurt also provides his services to other CPA and legal firms to assist them with their clients’ tax matters. He is currently a lecturer and the course co-ordinator for CPA Canada’s Income Tax Practice Course and is co-author of the Carswell publication Taxation of Farmers & Fishermen. Also, he has been a speaker and tutor at BDO tax conferences, a tutor at the ICAO School of Accountancy, was a frequent author/presenter for the annual Farm Tax and Business Seminars of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and presented at the 2015 Farm Tax Update for the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors.