Amanjit (Am) Lidder, FCPA, FCA

Am is the senior vice-president of tax services for MNP, responsible for the strategic direction of the firm’s service line across Canada. Under her leadership over the past five years, MNP has seen its tax revenue increase two-fold and the size of its tax team grow by almost 80%. Am also provides leadership as a dedicated mentor to MNP’s tax professionals, reflecting her commitment to developing the next generation of CPAs. 

Since launching her career in Prince George in 1996, Am has worked diligently to make tax matters more accessible. Known for her exceptional communication skills, she has spoken at consultations in Ottawa in advance of federal budgets and written for the Canadian Tax Foundation. She is a past member of CPA Canada’s Income Tax Education Committee and a current member of its Tax Advisory Committee, identifying and helping to resolve tax policy and administration issues with federal authorities.

Among her achievements, Am holds the distinction of being the first female partner elected to serve on MNP’s board of directors. In 2016, the Surrey Board of Trade recognized her outstanding professional accomplishments by honouring her with a Surrey Women in Business Award in the professional category.

“Am is a prominent leader in the tax profession. She exemplifies professionalism, integrity, and technical acumen, and she has a passion for mentorship that aids to inspire and further enrich the tax profession.”

– Donald E. Carson, CPA, CA, on behalf of the MNP LLP Tax Executive Committee