Bill is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and tax practitioner. He has been advising privately-owned businesses, professionals and high-wealth individuals on Canadian tax matters for over 35 years.
Bill has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto (1980).
His career started at an international accounting and management consulting firm, where he started as an articling student, and then joined the tax team, practicing there for several years. In 1990-91, he held the role of Tax Director, managing the tax practice for a local office.
In 1995 Bill teamed up with the Lemoine Hyland Group as tax advisor to the firm, and other financial professionals. His practice has been firmly anchored in his philosophy of providing effective and practical tax solutions that are well-integrated with business and investor needs.
His professional commitments extend beyond his direct service to clients. Bill is currently a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, and in the past, has also served as a participant in the local Tax Practitioners Consultation group, an advisory body jointly operated by the Canada Revenue agency and tax professionals.
He shares his wealth of expertise broadly. He has been involved as a presenter at the Ontario Tax Conference, and has spent several years educating new tax professionals on the faculty of the In-Depth Tax Course presented by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants.
In his spare time, Bill volunteers on the board of his homeowners’ association, supports local animal rescue groups, and enjoys discovering what the vineyards of the world have to offer.