SMITH, Stephanie

Senior Chief, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch, Department of Finance, Canada

SMITH, Stephanie

Senior Chief, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch, Department of Finance, Canada

Biography

Stephanie is Senior Chief of the Tax Treaties Section, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch at the Department of Finance, a post she has held since September 2014.  She is Canada’s lead negotiator for tax treaties and tax information exchange agreements.

Stephanie is the Canadian delegate to the OECD’s Working Party on Tax Treaties, the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, and a member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters.

Prior to re-joining the Canadian government in September 2014, Stephanie worked for 3 years at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris as Head of the International Co-operation Unit in the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration.  

Stephanie has a BA from Bishop’s University, an LLB from Queen’s University and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998.

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