Client Services

Calgary-Based Chartered Professional Accountants
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Tax Planning & Preparation

Our firm sees the big picture when it comes to income tax planning and preparation. Any accounting firm can assist with filing during tax season, but as tax planning and preparation specialists we can deliver minimization and deferral strategies unique to your personal and corporate tax picture.
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Financial Statements

Financial statements deliver pertinent information regarding your business’s overall well-being. Our professional eye on your accounts can reveal important insight which will help to increase the profitability and effectiveness of your company.  
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Incorporations

Knowing if you are ready to incorporate can be a challenging decision. Because of this, we’re here to help you make an informed choice. Our incorporation services are thorough and include all of the necessary documentation to get you going in the right direction.
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Bookkeeping Services

Effective corporate accounting is made easier with well attended bookkeeping and payroll. We can teach you how to set up and execute these cycles yourself, or take care of them for you so that you can focus on what matters most to you — your business.
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Business Start-Ups

Starting a business requires a solid foundation. Let us show you how to optimize your organizational structure, establish the best accounting systems, understand tax requirements, and develop superb processes for record keeping.
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Business Succession

Selling or transferring a business can feel like a daunting task, so we specialize in breaking the process down to make it more approachable. As a result, we will assist with the paperwork and provide you with experienced guidance throughout.

Tax Planning & Preperation

Year Round Compliance and Planning

Tax filing is inevitable for all types of entities. Knowing it’s coming doesn’t make it any easier, but our Calgary tax professionals can guide you through the process each year, taking the weight off your shoulders. Whether you’re an individual, corporation, partnership or trust, we excel in tax planning, preparation and compliance.

What sets us apart, however, is our dedication to helping you get the most from your tax filings at every angle. Kapasi & Associates’ team of small business accountants and personal accountants are always available to answer questions and deliver sound advice year-round, not just during tax season.

Our Calgary accounting firm views taxes from a holistic perspective, without billing you for every minute detail. Because of this we critically analyze your short and long-term goals, personal family circumstances and unique shareholder arrangements to deliver the comprehensive tax planning strategy best suited to your business needs. With the right procedures in place, tax season is a breeze and your tax liabilities are carefully managed.

We prepare the tax compliance and provide consulting on:

  • Personal tax returns
  • Corporate tax returns
  • Partnership and trust tax returns
  • T4 and T5 slips based on tax planning considerations
  • GST/HST, PST, and other indirect tax requirements
  • CRA clearance certificate applications, tax waivers and elections, and non-resident tax filings
  • Tax reorganizations, including amalgamations, windups and mergers and acquisitions

Financial Statements

Compilation (NTR) & Review Engagements

When you are deeply involved in your business, it can be hard to see the forest through the trees. As a result, there are often many decisions to make, pulling your attention in multiple directions. Because of this, it can sometimes be a challenge to stay on top of everything. That’s why hiring a professional accounting firm can help keep you on track and save you from costly mistakes down the road.

So, when it comes to putting together the correct financial statements for year-end requirements, financing, or business succession, an objective and experienced eye makes a big difference. Whether you’re running a small business, a home-based business or are self-employed in any other way, we understand business financial reporting and can help you navigate through it. Improving the efficiency and profitability of your business is any entrepreneur’s goal, and our chartered professional accountants in downtown Calgary are suited to assist you in achieving that.

We provide comprehensive financial reporting for both review and compilation engagements.

We can support you with the following:

  • Compilation (NTR) provided as part of year-end process
  • Assurance engagements (review) to satisfy third party requirements
  • Year round availability for inquiry
  • Proactive advice to optimize accounting practices
  • Recommendations to maximize deductions and tax credits

Incorporation

Full Service Incorporation Solutions

When it comes to starting a business, the act of incorporating is a topic likely to come up. Incorporating comes with many considerations, advantages and disadvantages, and may or may not be an optimal choice for your specific needs. Because of all of the decisions to consider, our Calgary-based Chartered Professional Accountants are here to help with this important decision.

If incorporating makes the most sense, our appropriate shareholder structures can help with avoiding headaches down the road, aid in deferral solutions, and lead to tax minimization. We can get you set up on the correct path to incorporating your business while teaching you what you need to know for growth. As a result, our incorporation services are thorough and geared towards ensuring your articles allow for reorganization and corporate structure changes with ease.

We will provide you with the following:

  • Articles of incorporation and corporate bylaws
  • Shareholder and director resolutions
  • Corporate minute book
  • Advice and direction to get started on your business

Bookkeeping Services

Bookkeeping and Payroll Options

Payroll and bookkeeping are essential components to the day-to-day operations of nearly any successful business. Let’s face it, as a business owner you have many demands pulling you in different directions.

There is an extreme benefit to letting professionals take care of these aspects of your company.  With the right help, you never risk falling behind and so you can rest assured that matters are being handled correctly at the end of the day. Our Calgary accounting firm has bookkeeping and payroll management systems in place. Because of these systems, tax and corporate year-end filings commence smoothly and efficiently.

Alternatively, many business owners wish to take these matters into their own hands. Our accounting firm can also provide the training and support necessary for you to maintain and grow these aspects of your business on your own terms. Additionally our experienced team will guide you in setting up efficiently tailored systems, and our capabilities in cloud-based solutions like Quickbooks Online, Xero, and Wave Accounting puts you on the forefront of your payroll and bookkeeping requirements.

We provide the following services:

  • Bookkeeping on a quarterly, monthly, or annual basis
  • Payroll on a bi-weekly, monthly, or annual basis
  • Quickbooks Online, Xero, and Wave Accounting options for cloud-based solutions
  • Training and advice if you wish to manage your bookkeeping and payroll requirements yourself

Business Start-Ups

Relationships Built on Trust and Expertise

Starting a business is an exciting endeavour, but sometimes the finer accounting and financial details can seem overwhelming. Our accounting firm is well versed in helping businesses find their feet.

By having the right team of accountants and tax preparation specialists at your side from the get-go, you can develop the systems and practices best suited to your needs. We offer business start-up choices that can help you figure out payroll services, prepare for tax season and discuss bookkeeping solutions, including could-based software options.

Knowing the inner workings of your start-up will lay a foundation for intelligent business ownership. Kapasi & Associates will help you understand the process of record keeping and tax filing requirements, while guiding you in developing the financial plans and cash flow projections that will aid you in obtaining financing.

Our team wants to see you grow and succeed, which is why we set you up for just that and why we’re excited to travel with you on your start-up journey.

We can guide you with the following:

  • Setting up your organizational structure
  • Financial plans and cash flow projections
  • Accounting best practices and systems

Business Succession

Sales and Transfers of Your Business

Planning for business succession involves many moving parts, so it helps to speak with professionals who have experience. Over the existence of our firm we have helped a variety of different businesses with their succession planning, so we are confident in our ability to help you prepare.

Our in-house tax specialists are equipped to advise you on selling assets or shares and managing tax pools and losses. As a result, we can help you realize the best tax planning tools to minimize or defer taxes, and will be available to guide you every step of the way.

We can assist you in the following:

  • Wind-ups, amalgamations, and restructuring for sale of a business
  • Employee buy-ins and owner buy-outs
  • Inter-generational transfers to family members
  • Marital breakdown planning and divesting of assets

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Great accounting starts with a solid relationship —  and our Calgary accounting firm is built on the foundation of those relationships. We want to get to know you and your business! Book a meeting and we can discover if we are the right fit for each other.