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Darryl Rankin

Vice President

Canada Sales Tax

ROLE

As Vice President of Operations for DMA’s Canada Sales Tax practice, Darryl leads a team of professionals who provide tax solutions for DMA’s clients. He focuses on GST, HST, PST, QST, payroll tax, fuel tax, excise tax, and pensions. Darryl works with clients to provide cost recovery services and strategic tax planning recommendations. He also identifies potential tax exposure areas and offers solutions to mitigate tax liabilities.

 

EXPERTISE

25 years in Canada sales tax; 14 years with DMA

 

  • Provides consulting services to clients in both Canada and the United States
  • Manages Canada sales tax recovery engagements for a variety of clients, including large multi-national corporations, private enterprises, and charitable organizations
  • Represents clients on audit defense issues, government rulings, advisory, and compliance engagements
  • Former Sales Tax Manager for one of Canada’s largest retailers, where he managed the sales tax function to ensure compliance with all Federal and Provincial sales tax statutes and coordinated all Federal and Provincial sales tax audits, including negotiations with government representatives on contentious tax issues and assessments
  • Former Corporate Tax Manager for one of Canada’s largest IT infrastructure companies, responsible for all Canadian tax planning and compliance, including corporate tax, capital tax, and sales tax
JURISDICTIONS

Canada (GST/HST) | British Columbia | Saskatchewan | Manitoba | Quebec

 

INDUSTRIES

Automotive | Commercial Real Estate | Data Centers | Distribution | Energy & Utilities | Entertainment | Hospitality | Leasing | Manufacturing | Mining | Oil & Gas | Pharmaceuticals | Retail | Service | Technology | Transportation | Wholesale

 

TECHNOLOGY

Power Automate | Power Pivot | OCR Technology | Robotic Process Automation (RPA) | TaxARCTM | SAP AP Validation Utility | Oracle | SAP | Vertex®

 

EDUCATION / CREDENTIALS

  • Bachelor of Commerce – University of Toronto
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified General Accountant (CGA)
  • Attended numerous sales tax courses and seminars with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), including their In-depth GST Course, In-depth PST Course, the annual Commodity Tax Symposium, and the Cross-Border GST/HST course
  • Featured speaker on sales/use tax topics for DMA educational forums and tax industry organizations such as the Tax Executives Institute (TEI) and the Council on State Taxation (COST)