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Corporate Tax
Specialists Ottawa

Your Trusted Accountants & Business Tax Advisors

Smith & West’s Business Accountants in Ottawa are committed to the highest level of integrity, quality, and professionalism. We provide clients with solutions in the areas of Accounting, Tax & Transaction Services.

We Provide Comprehensive Accounting & Taxation
Services for Corporations and Individuals

Our wide range of chartered professional accountant services for a diverse clientele

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Corporate Income Tax

Income tax services for corporations & small-to-medium sized businesses

Corporate Income Tax

Income tax services for corporations, small-to-medium sized businesses and other organizations; tax planning & more.
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personal tax

Compilation Engagements

Preparing & presenting complete sets of financial statements or on one-off basis

Compilation Engagements

Complete and prepare financial statements for owner/managers for accurate reporting of their financial position.
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compilation engageents

Personal Income Tax

Canadian income tax filing and planning for individuals, couples & families

Personal Income Tax

Canadian income tax services for individuals, couples & families. Personal taxes, tax planning, tax advice & much more.
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business advisory

Business Advisory & Consultation

Providing financial advisory services & consulting for businesses

Business Advisory & Consultation

Clients count on Smith & West for business advisory services, financial consulting, business planning and much more.
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estate planning

Estate Planning & Estate Tax

From wills & trusts to more complex estate planning & estate tax services

Estate Planning & Estate Tax

From wills & trusts to more complex estate planning & estate tax services, we have the right experience & depth of knowledge.
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GST

HST/GST Compliance

HST/GST compliance for retail, restaurants, services & other commerce

HST/GST Compliance

We help make sure that your business is compliant with HST/GST, keeping you up & running to stay focused on what you do best.
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payroll

Payroll & Bookkeeping

From small business to corporate, count on S&W for payroll & bookkeeping

Payroll & Bookkeeping

No matter what your payroll & bookkeeping needs may be, count on S&W for thorough work with attention to detail & complete privacy.
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financial statement

Financial Statement Preparation

Thorough & accurate financial statement preparation from industry professionals

Financial Statement Preparation

Whether you are assessing your performance, applying for financing or selling your business, financial statement preparation is crucial.
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tax consulting

Tax Consulting and Advisory

Experienced tax professionals offering tax consulting & advisory

Tax Consulting and Advisory

Experienced Ottawa tax professionals offering Canadian tax consulting & tax advisory services for a diverse range of business & industry
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tax controversy

Tax Controversy & Audit Representation

Tax experts who can advise & represent in audit & tax dispute resolution

Tax Controversy & Audit Representation

If you are being audited or are looking to resolve a tax dispute, count on the experienced tax professionals at Smith & West
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US corporate income tax

U.S. Corporate Income Tax

US corporate tax services. Depth of knowledge in IRS laws & regulations

U.S. Corporate Income Tax

If your firm operates in the US, count on Smith & West for our depth of knowledge in US tax law, the latest IRS regulations & more.
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US personal income tax

U.S. Personal Income tax

US tax return filing & advisory for expats & US persons living in Canada

U.S. Personal Income tax

If you are a US citizen, green card holder or other ‘US person’ under IRS law, we can help file your US tax returns & offer US tax advice.
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An Experienced & Knowledgeable Ottawa Tax & Accounting Team

With offices in Ottawa West, Smith & West is one of Ottawa’s best-known chartered professional accountants for taxation services. As specialists in taxation, S&W is the CPA firm that clients turn to when faced with the uncertainties of the Income and Excise Tax Acts. Known as Ottawa’s mid-market alternative for accounting, tax and advisory solutions, we have developed a reputation for being the number one choice for quality and extensive financial advice, due to the excellent staff that has been with Smith & West for many years.

Smith & West clients range from companies at all stages of their development, such as large international companies to emerging and owner-managed businesses. Our clients come from a cross-section of industries, including manufacturing, industrial, wholesale, retail and distribution, professional services, financial services, real estate and land development, hospitality, technology and communications. Our vast understanding of all matters taxation, including Income Tax and Excise Tax, along with first-hand knowledge of the trends impacting these industries continue to prove that our professionals are well-positioned to offer valuable and effective solutions.

Dedicated Chartered Professional Accountants & Business Advisors

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Frequently Asked Questions

Accountants have the necessary knowledge, training, and experience in tax laws and tax systems. We provide businesses in Ottawa tax services to help them meet tax deadlines, keep track of finances, and save money while helping them plan for the future so businesses can make the most out of their investments.
Corporate tax returns are due 6 months after the end of the fiscal year. File your taxes by this date to avoid penalties for late filing. Call us for corporate tax preparation services in Ottawa.
The answer is simple: meet all tax deadlines. It’s imperative that you file corporate taxes, T4, T5, HST returns, and other information returns on time so you can avoid an audit. If you need assistance in meeting deadlines, give our Ottawa accounting firm a call.
If your investments are accruing capital losses, you may need to consider selling them. This will allow you to apply the amount of these losses to prior or present capital gains.
The following expenses, among others, are considered deductibles:

  • advertising and marketing costs
  • bank loan interest
  • charitable donations
  • entertainment expenses
  • office costs
  • premises costs (e.g. utility bills and rent)
  • professional fees (e.g. legal and accounting fees)
  • staff costs