Karyn Lipman

Karyn Lipman
BComm, CPA, CA

Senior Partner, Tax
Karyn Lipman Professional Corporation

2 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 1100, Toronto, ON, M4T 2T5


Karyn Lipman is a senior partner in Crowe Soberman's Tax Group. She co-leads this group, along with the International Tax, and Estates & Trusts Groups. Karyn is also a former member of the firm’s Management Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 1996, she was a tax partner at a Montreal-based accounting firm.

Karyn’s specialties include cross-border and international tax, real estate tax, estate planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

Over the past few years, Karyn has developed a very active and proactive practice in the international arena. She lectures foreign clients and other interested parties on “Doing Business in Canada.” She has helped numerous clients with respect to setting up operations in Canada on a tax-efficient basis and assisted businesses navigate through the changes created from the Canada-US Tax Treaty.

Karyn has extensive knowledge of Canadian income tax. Her experience in fiscal planning covers a variety of broad ranging and complex tax issues for both public and private corporations. This experience lends itself to her diverse and unique repertoire of information, which provides great acumen and value to her clients.

An accomplished McGill University alumnus, Karyn continued in her love for education and devoted much of her time and talent to the University, where she developed the course “Taxation of Real Estate.” She was a recipient of awards and scholarships and after graduating lectured for many years at the University on various subjects including real estate taxation.

Karyn has contributed articles to professional business and trade publications, such as the Canadian Tax Foundation, and she has been quoted in major newspapers and similar media. Additionally, she enjoys presenting on tax-related subjects to various interest groups.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (BComm), McGill University
  • Graduate Diploma of Accountancy, McGill University

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario)
  • L’Ordre des CPA du Québec

What can clients expect you to deliver?

"My clients expect results with the highest level of integrity and they expect work to be done within the time frame of promises given. What this means is - I get my hands dirty, I deliver on time, and produce the best product that I could possibly produce. I'm there, I'm available by call, and I'm not just the face of a file."