Accounting

Our team of professional accountants can help you with all of your business accounting needs in Ottawa and Surrounding areas.

Accounting Firm in Ottawa

Are you looking for an accounting team that is qualified, trustworthy, and has an eye for detail? Look no further; Ashton Tax has been providing income tax and other accounting services in Ottawa for 30 years.

Some would say we are experts in tax preparation and small business accounting. We can help you navigate the complicated world of personal tax, budgeting, managing cash flow, financial planning, enterprise risk management and even forming a relationship with the CRA. Reaching out to a local accountant whether for personal reasons or for a small business can really alleviate some of the stress that comes with taxes (without having to hire a pricey business consultant).

Tax preparation and tax filing season isn’t something we look forward to, but with new tax breaks being introduced each year, sometimes it can mean that we get some money back! The more you inform yourself regarding these types of things the more you will be able to benefit from them – we’re here to help you better understand! Let us help you make the most of this financial responsibility (and don’t worry, we don’t just do personal tax, we do corporate tax too!).

Whether you are a business owner or not, receiving a letter that you are being audited can cause some distress. An audit can occur for many reasons, or it can also occur at random, what’s important to remember is that as long as you provide the correct information in a timely manner and you have help, you will get through it with ease.

If you’ve got a big CRA bill to pay, we can help you create a financial plan and facilitate this with them to alleviate some of that stress.

Give us a call to see how our team can help you!

Our Clients Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Carter Jansen
Carter Jansen
2022-05-20
As a former client of this business I must say that I was very disappointed in their customer service and work. I, like many others, were lured in by their "great reviews" (upon closer look, many fake). They were unreachable, very difficult to deal with, and very unprofessional. I also noticed that the manager treated their staff very harshly. As for their work, it was definitely not worth the money there are numerous other tax firms in Ottawa that do a better job.
Elaina Martin
Elaina Martin
2022-04-16
great team and Corinne keeps the place running smoothly 🙂
Information Xocotla
Information Xocotla
2021-03-23
I have been dealing with Ashton Tax for over 20 years and have always been pleased with their work. From looking after my personal accounting and taxes, for my business in Ottawa, and now my businesses in Nova Scotia and even Mexico, I know I can count on Maggie and her team to look after all of my needs. If I could rate Ashton Tax higher than 5 stars I certainly would.
Charissa Milousis
Charissa Milousis
2020-12-24
I was recommended this firm to help complete my taxes as I thought that my taxes might be extra complicated for the past year. I initially felt good about this tax company as I felt that they would help me out a lot and do a good job, however, as I started to get around to everything I ended up needing to give them the final totals for all of my expenses rather than just give them the receipts and allow them to take care of it. So I ended up doing all of the grunt work myself which took me days and then they still ended up charging me a full $480 (which is apparently their base rate) when all they did was file the report. My mom mentioned afterwards that she gets all of her taxes done by a highly reputable company for $200 and she has a much more complicated return than I do. I am very unhappy and upset with the service that I received from this firm. I have been massively ripped off. This is very frustrating. I do NOT recommend this firm to anyone. I suggest you go somewhere else and ensure that your taxes will be completed diligently and not for a ridiculous amount of money.
Louis Derboghossian
Louis Derboghossian
2020-04-07
Maggie Ashton est d'une grande compétence. Parfaitement bilingue, elle prend tout le temps d'expliquer, de vous éclairer sur certains points (notamment en ce qui a trait à la déclaration de revenus) qui vous auraient échappé. Toujours à l'écoute, elle est d'une patience d'ange et affiche à tout moment sa bonne humeur qui est communicative. Cela fait de longues années que je fais affaire avec Maggie et suis très, satisfait.
Gillian Depew
Gillian Depew
2019-12-14
I started using Maggie's services a couple of years ago on the recommendation of a good friend, and I've never been more pleased with the financial and tax advice I've received! Maggie and her team are extremely knowledgeable, incredibly professional, and respond quickly with thorough and accurate information to all my questions. They provide strategic and practical advice tailored to my personal circumstances, frequently going above and beyond to help me understand my options and make the smartest choices I can make about how to make my money work for me. Last year, I also needed the services of a Financial Planner. I had spoken with a few potential planners but hadn’t found the right fit. Maggie was able to recommend her wife, Betty-Anne Howard, a Certified Financial Planner with Assante Financial Management Ltd. I had an introductory call with Betty-Anne and knew right away she was the perfect fit for me. Authorizing Maggie and Betty-Anne to share my information so as to work together resulted in some great strategies for achieving my tax planning, cash flow and financial planning goals all in one. I recommend Ashton Tax and Betty-Anne to anyone I know who is looking for excellent services at a reasonable price, delivered in a genuinely personable and results driven manner!
E R
E R
2019-11-25
I have never used an accountant before, so I wasn't sure what to expect going in. Really appreciated their expertise during tax season. Between working in another province where I reside and the backlash from the federal government pay system, Maggie was able to walk me through the process and file my taxes appropriately. My visit could've been better if I had gotten a return from my taxes, but of course, that isn't their fault. Great atmosphere.
Kevin Hughes
Kevin Hughes
2019-04-24
First time using an accountant and it has been a huge help. My tax situation was more complex than in the past and I was buying a house - I couldn't have done it all on time without their help. As a computer savvy person I was impressed with their options for securely transfering documents. I would highly recommend their services.
Julian Jamie Alessandroni
Julian Jamie Alessandroni
2019-03-30
This is our second year having our small business and personal taxes done with Ashton Tax. FANTASTIC accounting firm. We drive quite far for their service and don't plan to change anytime soon.

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We also provide the paperless accounting and online bookkeeping services you need to keep your business healthy and growing. All the paperwork you need, with none of the paper. Think of us as your in-house team, at a fraction of the cost.

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Ashton Tax was established in 1987 and offers Accounting and Tax Services for individuals and small businesses in Ottawa.

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