Leo Hsiao

Leo Hsiao

Manager - US Tax

(604) 694-7507

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Leo graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting. After graduation, he honed his skills in US tax at a boutique firm in Vancouver and has obtained both CA and US CPA designations. Leo also has a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden State University.

Leo has a broad range of experience in US and cross-border taxation for individuals and businesses. He offers advice on American citizens and corporations investing in Canadian corporations, cross-border ownership strategies and Canadians investing in US real estate.

Outside of work, Leo enjoys cycling, going to concerts and travelling.

March 8, 2018

Phasing out of the Health and Welfare Trust Regime

Health and Welfare Trust A health and welfare trust (HWT) is not defined in the Income Tax Act (the Act). In general terms, a health and we...
January 19, 2018

Announcing our acquisition of Brewer Edge LLP

Smythe LLP is pleased to announce their acquisition of South Surrey-based CPA firm Brewer Edge LLP. The Brewer Edge team, led by Gary Brewer...
December 15, 2017

Tax Update: Simplifying Income Sprinkling

On December 13, 2017, the Department of Finance released revised draft legislative proposals in respect of the tax on split income (β€œTOSIβ...

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