Gerry De Luca, CPA, CA, D.E.S. Fisc.
Gerry De Luca has been a tax partner with Demers Beaulne LLP since 2006. He specializes in international taxes and is actively involved in the continuous growth and development of the international tax service line.
Gerry has over 20 years of experience advising private companies. His clients benefit from his extensive knowledge regarding initial investment structures in Canada and abroad, tax efficient financing and repatriation planning strategies. With his expertise, Gerry is also often involved in files such as foreign tax credit and exit strategy planning as well as cross-border tax audits, tax controversies, intellectual property planning and transfer pricing.
Throughout his career, Gerry was often called on to handle complex corporate reorganizations, related to public and private Canadian companies, with respect to their foreign affiliates.
Over the years he has gained extensive experience by being involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions, financing and divestiture, including diligence reviews.
Before joining Demers Beaulne LLP, Gerry practiced international taxation with one of the Big Four professional accounting firms in Montréal, advising companies in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, telecommunications and energy industries.
In addition to his practice, Gerry has published numerous articles on international taxation. He was lecturer on international taxation matters at HEC Montréal. He has organized or participated in numerous seminars and forums dealing with taxation issues affecting domestic and foreign investors. He has also been a guest speaker for the Tax Executives Institute (TEI) and the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF).
As a member of IAPA (International Association of Practicing Accountants) network, Gerry is also responsible in representing Demers Beaulne LLP with respect to international tax matters. Due to his active involvement and contribution to the IAPA’s activities, Gerry became an IAPA Board member in 2010 representing Canada.