David Crawford

Achen Henderson CPAs
Indirect Tax Leader
(587) 324-0984

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David is a former partner of the large international firm environment, who has broken from the pack to work with servicing clients of the small to medium-sized accounting and law firms across the country.  David has worked in the practice area for over 25 years and runs his practice from his Calgary office.  David has worked in both public practice (Big 4/7) and government and has been instrumental in devising unique indirect tax solutions and identifying savings opportunities for clients, while also managing their indirect tax compliance risks, including many years of indirect tax controversy and audit support.   

Located in Calgary, David focuses on the real estate and energy sectors and assists clients in managing their compliance with sales, excise, carbon, and fuel taxes.  David has also worked with a diverse set of clients across numerous industries from NPOs and charities through to large multi-national energy companies.  He has the indirect tax knowledge and experience to help solve clients’ important indirect tax problems.  David works closely and proactively with his clients to manage their indirect tax advisory, planning, audit support, and controversy. 

David is a CPA and CMA and has been a Certified Management Accountant (Alberta) since 1999 and a Chartered Professional Account (Canada) since 2015.  He is also a past co-chair of the Sales and Indirect Tax Committee of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.  David’s work with this and other committees, he was a liaison between industry and government and engaged in various indirect tax issues, interfacing and working with industry colleagues and government finance and program administration officials.  David has published numerous articles, papers, and presentations on a variety of indirect tax matters. 

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