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Brent McCumber

Associate

Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, N.B.
E2L 2A9

+1.506.632.8314

+1.506.652.1989

bmccumber@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2016

Legal Assistant(s): Maxine Ricketts

With a focus on income tax, Brent uses his previous experience as a professional engineer to help get into the detail behind the numbers. Success to Brent is helping his clients make informed decisions. Brent has assisted his clients on a range of issues by:

  • Planning and implementing tax-efficient corporate reorganizations, including estate freezes with discretionary family trusts;
  • Advising on the tax implications of estate plans and business succession plans;
  • Advising on the tax implications of purchase and sale transactions;
  • Advising non-residents on their Canadian tax implications, including the application of withholding tax;
  • Advising on the tax implications of employee performance incentive plans, including employee stock option plans;
  • Assisting with charitable registration and advising charitable organizations on tax compliance matters; and
  • Advising on tax disputes.

Education & Career

Education

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada’s In-Depth Tax Course – Certificate of Achievement, 2019
University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD with Distinction, 2015
University of New Brunswick, B.Sc. EE – First Division, 2005

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Atlantic Provinces Tax Conference Program Committee, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, Taxation Law Section, Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick branch

Accolades

Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Medal in Law – Highest Academic Standing in Graduating Class
Lord Beaverbrook Scholarship in Law

Publications

Co-author, “Private Corporate Tax Part II: Planning for 2018 and beyond,” 2018 Atlantic Provinces Tax Conference (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2018), 8:1-20

Co-author, “Hybrids – Bloodied and Bowed?”, 2017 Atlantic Provinces Tax Conference (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2017), 7: 1-11

Presentations

Chair, “Recent Tax Proposals and Reform, Where are We Now?”, Canadian Bar Association New Brunswick branch MidWinter Meeting

February 08, 2019

Co-presenter, “Private Corporate Tax Part II – Planning for 2018 and beyond”, Canadian Tax Foundation’s 2018 Atlantic Provinces Tax Conference

 
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