HST/GST
Compliance

Keeping your business compliant with Canadian GST/HST requirements with payments, filing, audit assistance & more

Hire the Experienced Tax Professionals for GST/HST Compliance

The Canadian value added tax of GST or HST (Harmonized Sales Tax or HST in several provinces; GST or Goods & Services Tax in others) is required for nearly every business transaction in Canada. Staying compliant with HST/GST regulations and on-time collection, filing & payment are crucial steps in your business that cannot be overlooked. Whether you are establishing a business and setting up your HST/GST registration, or you own / manage ongoing business, your best bet is to hire tax professionals to handle your HST/GST compliance.

At Smith & West, we’re an Ottawa-based firm of chartered professional accounts with a depth & breadth of experience in HST/GST compliance, including registration, collection, filing, payment, audits and more.

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Why Choose Smith & West as Your
Accounting Firm

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Chartered Professional Accountants

CPA team committed to quality work based on a bedrock of knowledge

Chartered Professional Accountants

A leading firm of chartered professional accountants in Ottawa, Smith & West brings a range of experience and a commitment to quality work based on a bedrock of knowledge.
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One Stop Firm for Accounting, Tax & Finance

Depth of accounting & finance experience to meet all your needs

One Stop Firm for Accounting, Tax & Finance

A leading firm of chartered professional accountants in Ottawa, Smith & West brings a range of experience and a commitment to quality work based on a bedrock of knowledge.
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An Individual, Customized Experience

Tax, accounting & advisory solutions with a personable approach

An Individual, Customized Experience

A leading firm of chartered professional accountants in Ottawa, Smith & West brings a range of experience and a commitment to quality work based on a bedrock of knowledge.
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Professional Tax Experts in GST/HST Audit & More

While complex and bureaucratic, Canada’s GST/HST laws and regulations are immovable features in the business landscape. Failure to comply with GST/HST code, especially in collection and/or payment, can result in a GST/HST audit. Should you be facing a GST/HST audit, Smith & West has the experienced tax specialists who can help. We also work with a wide range of business clientele in GST/HST planning, registration, collecting, filing and payment, as hands-on or on a GST/HST consulting basis, to keep your business running smoothly.

Talk to the Ottawa-based GST/HST tax experts at Smith & West today, and find out how we can help with your business’s needs when it comes to staying with GST & HST.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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GST (Goods & Services Tax) and HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) are sales taxes that are required for nearly all transactions in Canada. In some provinces, such as New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and PEI, the GST has been combined with the provincial sales tax into HST.

These taxes are critically important to businesses as governments will check records of the collection, filing, and payments of sales taxes to ensure that businesses are complying with the law. Contact Smith & West to ensure your taxes comply with the law!

GST/HST compliance is important because failure to comply will likely result in penalties such as a lengthy audit and fines. An audit involves a complete analysis of your business taxes by the CRA. Avoid the lengthy audit and make sure your GST/HST compliance is in order with Smith & West!

If you find yourself facing an audit, Smith & West offers the services of experienced tax experts who can help navigate the confusing and administrative nightmare! Don’t wait to get started on your GST/HST compliance! Start now with Smith & West.

It’s important to work with a Chartered Professional Accountant because we scrutinize every fine detail and won’t miss anything. Our training means that we’re intimately familiar with the bureaucratic jargon that unqualified people may misunderstand.

People who lack the training and feel like they are able to complete it with no help other than Google are putting themselves at potential risk. Imperfections in your tax account may lead to fines, audits, and further problems. Avoid this by working with Smith & West!

Smith and West offer Ottawa-based services for every step of the GST/HST compliance process. Our experienced specialists are ready to help you with GST/HST:

  • Planning
  • Registration
  • Collecting
  • Filing
  • Payment

We’re happy to make the headache of GST/HST compliance the least of your concerns, and we’re confident that our experts will put a smile on your face. Don’t wait, contact Smith and West now to start the GST/HST compliance process!

Smith & West are Ottawa’s most-respected chartered professional accountants. We employ a wide range of experts across tax, financial, and managerial disciplines. Whether you’re seeking help for your business or your own individual taxes, Smith & West’s relentless dedication to your financial freedom aims to put a smile on your face and money in your pocket.

Contact us now to get started on your GST/HST compliance requirements. No challenge is too much for us and we’re excited to have you as our next satisfied client!