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BDO Brantford

A personalized approach – in Brantford, and across the country.

BDO serves a wide variety of organizations across several industry sectors in Brantford.

Our accounting, tax, and advisory professionals specialize in our region’s most important industries – agriculture, manufacturing, retail and consumer products, tourism and hospitality, transportation and warehousing, financial services and investment funds, professional services, real estate and construction, not-for-profit, natural resources, Aboriginal services, and the public sector.

Our professionals work with a wide variety of organizations, leveraging the insight gained from a strong local presence and experience as well as the depth and breadth of resources that can only be found at one of Canada’s leading accounting and advisory firms.

At BDO, we believe strongly in providing the highest standards of service to our clients, and to our communities as well. We are proud to have received the City of Brantford’s 30 Year Community Award. Our office actively participates in numerous outreach and volunteer programs, including the Brantford Nova Vita Domestic Violence Prevention Service, United Way, St. Joseph’s Lifecare, Lansdowne Children’s Centre, Stedman Community Hospice, Hankinson House, Boys & Girls Club, Enterprise Brant, Kiwanis, and Rotary Sunrise.

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Yes, a good accountant can help you save money. They can provide advice on how to manage finances in the most efficient manner and look for ways to reduce your tax burden. A good accountant will ensure that all of your financial transactions are recorded accurately so that you don't pay any unnecessary taxes or fees. They can also spot areas where you may be eligible for deductions or credits, helping you maximize your savings. It's important to remember though that a good accountant is more than just someone who crunches numbers; they should be able to provide sound advice about managing finances in order to help make sure that your long-term goals are met. To ensure success, it's best to hire an experienced accountant who is familiar with the current tax laws and regulations. With a good accountant on your side, you can rest assured knowing that all of your financials are in good hands.

Yes, you can do your own small business accounting. It might take some time and effort to learn the basics of bookkeeping and accounting, but it is completely possible. Before getting started, it's important to understand what type of information you need to keep track of in order to properly manage your finances. This includes understanding financial statements like income statements and balance sheets and creating an organized system for tracking expenses, invoices, sales taxes, and more. You'll also need a basic understanding of tax laws that affect businesses in your region.

Yes, you can negotiate accountant fees. It is important to ask questions and have a clear understanding of the services provided by the accountant to ensure that you are getting the best possible deal. When negotiating, consider factors such as the level of experience, qualifications, and expertise of the accountant; their reputation in the industry; and any other specialized services they may offer. You should also look into whether any discounts or packages are available and be willing to compromise if necessary. Remember that it's always better to find an accountant who fits your needs and budget than one who charges more but doesn't provide all the services you need. By asking questions and being realistic about what you can afford, you will be able to find an accountant who is right for you.

Yes, tax accountants make mistakes from time to time. Even the most experienced and well-trained tax professionals are not immune to errors due to the complexity of the federal and state tax codes. This is why it is so important for a taxpayer to thoroughly review all documents prepared by their accountant before signing them or submitting them to the IRS. Additionally, a taxpayer should never hesitate to ask their tax preparer questions if something seems off or unclear. Taking these extra steps can help ensure accuracy and reduce the chances of mistakes being made.

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