Tom Morton

Tom Morton

Partner - Tax
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As a Partner at Smythe, Tom Morton thrives on the opportunity to solve complex problems and contribute to the long-term success of his clients. His loyal relationships are built through his own personal pride in watching businesses excel and grow.

Tom is a seasoned Chartered Professional Accountant and a General Income Tax Practitioner with expertise in executive compensation, particularly deferred income plans, registered pension plans and employee stock option plans. He has considerable knowledge in succession planning and structuring businesses to facilitate the transition of ownership.

Tom is a long standing member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and has published papers including “Tax Issues in Compensation” and “Don’t Forget GAAP as Part of Your Tax Planning” with former Smythe Partner Bob Cole.

Outside of work, Tom enjoys running in the Vancouver Sun Run with co-workers and competing in half marathons. He also enjoys hiking and boating when sunny weather permits.

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 (“TOSI...

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