We are the Ottawa accounting firm of choice for many owner-managed businesses and non-profit organizations. Here’s why:
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Trusted business advisor
Most of our clients count on us to deliver accounting, tax and financial reporting services. For many, we do much more. We're a sounding board - a business advisor. We help them interpret the numbers - often against industry standards and benchmarks. Our business advice helps them make sound and confident decisions on a wide range of operational, and wealth accumulation issues, throughout the year.
We've been in business for since 1961. Like you, we've got to plan, look at the numbers, make payroll and ensure our business stays sharp. We understand your operational concerns firsthand.
Our clients have direct access to the partner who is doing their work - you'll find no bureaucracy or managers managing managers here. That also ensures our clients get maximum account continuity from year-to-year. Some of our clients have been dealing with the same partner for over 20 years.
Dedicated tax advisors
If you're like many of our new clients, there are at least two things you want to know: 'are we a great tax firm... and can we save you money?' The answer to both questions is an emphatic 'yes - and a whole lot more'. Interestingly, many of our clients appreciate paying some taxes: it means they're profitable. They just don't want to pay a cent more than they have to - and with our dedicated tax advisors, they won't. That gives us real bench strength where you need it. You get practical tax strategies that save, reduce or defer all forms of taxation. So you pay only what you have to. That's one reason many of the region's most respected businesses turn to us.
But it's not just tax advice you'll receive from us. You'll also gain proactive business advice that helps you anticipate problems, improve operational efficiencies and build wealth. We call this value-added service because it increases the value of your company.. That's why we endeavour to add value to every service we provide enabling you to:
- Minimize tax liabilities
- Maximize profitability
- Manage a stable, successful business
- Address remuneration issues
- Understand or reduce complexity
- Find money for expansion
- Plan for succession
- Sell your business for an optimal return
Many of our clients have been with us for over 20 years. The reasons they stay clients: they know the accounting and financial side of their operation is well managed. We stick to our estimates for services: there are 'no surprises'. They have direct access to partners. They're kept up to date on new legislation and federal budgets. They get insightful interpretation of their business numbers - so they can make better decisions in all areas of their operation.
We are part of Collins Barrow, Canada's largest association of chartered accountancy firms and the 8th largest public accounting organization in Canada. We are represented globally in 110 countries through our membership in Baker Tilly International. For you, this means we can:
- Access specialized resources and performance tools, if needed.
- Seamlessly service you across Canada in the US and around the world.
- Confidently tackle a wide range of complex financial and operational issues.