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Matt Billings is a managing director in the Toronto Office and leader of the firm’s Canadian Transfer Pricing practice. Leveraging more than 17 years of transfer pricing experience, Matt has experience guiding both Canadian and foreign-based multinationals on transfer pricing and related matters.
Matt takes a client-centric approach, with the goal of developing long-term business relationships. His experience includes a wide variety of transfer pricing planning, dispute resolution and compliance projects, including those related to intellectual property and financial transactions. Matt has assisted clients in developing post-acquisition planning to meet both their tax and business objectives. In addition, he has guided clients to establish frameworks for entering new foreign markets, obtain tax certainty through Bilateral and Unilateral Advance Pricing Arrangements, and negotiate favorable conclusions to tax audits.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Matt served as a transfer pricing partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). During his tenure at PwC, he counseled clients located across Canada and internationally, with a primary focus on dispute resolution. He has advised clients across numerous industries, including the technology, media and telecommunications sector, as well as engineering and construction.
Matt speaks regularly at seminars on topics such as BEPS and intangibles, pricing guarantee fees, intellectual property migration, transfer pricing and thin capitalization, and transfer pricing implementation and monitoring. He has published articles through the Canadian Tax Foundation, International Transfer Pricing Journal, and BNA Tax Management Transfer Pricing Report.
Matt holds a Master’s degree in economics from Queen's University, with dual concentrations in international economics and financial economics. He also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of New Brunswick, with a major in economics and a concentration in international business.
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