Income Tax Ottawa

Income tax preparation and planning for individuals, corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships and not-for-profit organizations.

Income tax

Income tax and year-end financial planning can be stressful and a daunting task. But, don’t worry, the team at Ashton Tax are here to help. The CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) has many laws which govern how taxes are remitted by individuals and businesses.

If these laws and guidelines are not followed or at any moment at random, the government and CRA have every right to audit you and/ or your business. This can require you to produce many documents and receipts, these can contribute towards you qualifying or no longer qualifying for certain tax breaks or fitting in certain tax brackets.

Having our team handle your yearly tax preparation can avoid any surprises during the auditing process and any mistakes that you may have made during tax filing. It also helps to know that should you be audited, there is a qualified tax expert there to help from a CRA login to mailing in your documents – we’ve got you covered. 

Did you know there are many benefits to having a CRA login and using the ‘My Account CRA’ feature? You can get up to the minute access to get payment dates and all of your income tax information. We can help you access and set up this account so you can better understand your personal income tax.

Ashton tax offers many accounting services in addition to income tax preparation and filing, we also offer small business accounting services like payroll, GST and HST filing. We also offer bookkeeping services in Ottawa for small business and individuals in the Ottawa region.

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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Contact us for all your Accounting & Bookkeeping needs. We also offer virtual Bookkeeping and Accounting Services throughout Canada.

Why you should choose us

Ashton Tax offers personalized and friendly service, with knowledgeable staff that care about you!

Bookkeeping

We offer bookkeeping and data entry services. We also provide bookkeeping training for your business using various accounting software and other tools. 

Incorporation

At Ashton Tax, we help you change your business structure and incorporate it. We help you with the federal incorporation of your small business as well as name registration.

GST HST

Filing taxes is very important and can take a considerable amount of your time. Our experts will carry out all tax calculations, follow tax guidelines and file the required forms.

Payroll Services

Payroll handling comes with many challenges. Deadlines and restrict rules make it more complicated. We offer efficient solutions and make things easier for you by handling all your payroll processing.

Business Plan Development

We are experts in business planning and have worked with companies of all sizes and trades, assisting them with developing professional business plans that can facilitate their fundraising and future growth.

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

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