Your Ottawa Accounting

Partner for Success


Our expert team can help you with all of your accounting needs including income tax, bookkeeping, and payroll

Income Tax

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


Source deductions, payroll cheque remittance, direct deposit, CRA NETFILE - the team at Ashton Tax are experts when it comes to payroll and business corporate tax


We offer full bookkeeping services for all your small business accounting and bookkeeping needs


Looking to start your own business or transitioning to a corporation and you aren't sure of the legalities behind what you need to do to be incorporated?


We make the GST HST process easy and smooth for you


Have you received a letter from the CRA and don't know what to do? Let us help you through the process

Do great work
with great people

Working together to meet your tax needs, whether it be personal or corporate.

Why you should choose us

Personalized friendly service, with knowledgeable staff that care about you!


Years of experience
in business

Frequently Asked Questions
What cities do you serve?

We are a fully remote accounting firm which means we work in all Canadian cities, so we ca help you no matter where you are located

What accounting software do you use?

We prefer using QBO as it is the industry standard, but we are flexible to work with age, Quickbooks Desktop, etc.

What is your pricing process?

We first have introductory call where we will discuss your current situation, issues and concerns, we will discuss your short and long term goals;

We will review the books to assess the current condition and define scope of work required to bring you to your ideal outcome;

Finally, we will have a follow up call when we will discuss way of working together.

What is the difference between a corporation and a proprietorship?

 Corporation is a separate legal entity from yourself which ill have “Articles of Incorporation”, once you are incorporated you need to register for a business number and can also register a trade name.

Whereas, a Proprietorship means you are the business. You are able to operate a business, register for a business number and register a trade name, but still remain a proprietorship.

How do I find my CRA Profile and Account Balances? -- after visiting sign in or register for an online profile.

If its your first time using this service, this may take few weeks to set up the account. Once your registration is completed, CRA security code will be mailed to you. Once you receive the code, you can enter it during the “My Account” registration process and gain access to your profile online.

The CRA “My Account” profile allows you to track your refund, view or change your returns, view your RRSP limit, change your address and much more.

Do I have to sign an engagement letter?

An engagement letter must be signed by authorized representatives of both parties before it is considered to be a legally binding arrangement. Since this letter is treated as a contract, it should address the obligation of both parties.

What are tax implications for non-residents selling real estate in Canada?

For a non-resident selling property in Canada, the CRA’s requirement for the remittance of withholding tax is as follows:

The property purchaser is required to withhold 25% of the total purchase price, the seller is required to inform CRA of the proposed sale by filing a Certificate of Compliance. The CRA, on the receipt of this certificate, will bind the purchaser in releasing the amount withheld to the non-resident and then after the end of the calendar year, the non-resident is required to file a Canadian tax return to report the sale.

Frequently Asked Questions

Working Hours

Monday to Thursday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

8:00 am to 3:00 pm


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206 -1419 Carling Ave, 
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7L6

Contact Us

Tel: 613-722-2183  
Fax: 1-866-830-0180

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