Glenn Graydon Wright LLP
Chartered Professional Accountants
Canadian Income Tax

Business Succession Planning

Effective transition of your business to your successors is critical to its continued prosperity. With a solid background in tax, succession and estate planning, and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation.

Purchase and Sale of a Business

Preparation and planning are key to the successful purchase or sale of a business. Our team can assist you with all aspects your transaction, including valuation, cash flow analysis, tax minimization and transition planning.

Consulting Services

We gauge our worth by the personal and business successes of our clients. We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. In addition to acting as a sounding board for management, we provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business. The following are just a few of the areas in which we provide consulting services:

  • Accounting software selection and implementation
  • Business valuations
  • Buying/selling a business
  • Business process improvement
  • Computer systems
  • Financial & retirement planning
  • Estate planning

Immigration and Emigration

Canadian tax law includes a number of special rules that apply to immigrants and emigrants. Our teams of experts are able to advise both individuals and corporations planning to establish or relinquish Canadian residency.

Tax Services

We prefer to take a proactive vs. reactive approach to tax services. By keeping current on new tax laws and legislation, we are in a position to identify key tax planning opportunities that minimize both your current and future tax liabilities. We provide our individual and business clients with the taxation expertise and knowledge that they deserve throughout the year. Tax services offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Tax planning for individuals and corporations
  • Return preparation for
    • Individuals
    • Corporations
    • Estates and trusts
    • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Provincial and federal commodity tax planning and compliance
  • Tax considerations in matrimonial settlements
  • Tax effects of buying/selling a business
  • Tax effective retirement and estate planning

Federal and Provincial Sales Tax (GST, HST and PST)

Many of our clients are responsible for collecting and submitting sales taxes in many different jurisdictions. We can assist your company in the compilation of information and preparation of sales tax returns, and in controlling your sales-tax-related costs.

Tax Planning

Tax planning is an essential element of the tax preparation process. By making tax planning part of your overall business strategy, you can use our experience and access to the most current tax developments to minimize your tax liabilities.

Tax Planning & Preparation

Tax planning and preparation form a winning combination for our successful individual and business clients. Our experienced staff can develop tax-minimization strategies to optimize your after-tax position.

Tax Preparation

Our significant investment in computerized tax preparation and research software enables us to prepare returns accurately and efficiently for individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates, and not-for-profit organizations.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Finding the right business partner for your company can be a difficult task. We can assist you in the merger or acquisition process by assessing such critical elements as tax considerations; product/service compatibility; competitive tactics and position; financial impact; and cash flow considerations.