WELCOME TO BEATON & COMPANY

We are committed to helping you understand your business and what it takes achieve to your goals

Welcome and thank you for visiting our website. Beaton & Company is a firm of accountants offering a wide range of services in the areas of accounting, taxation, and management consulting. We are a team of professionals dedicated to providing the highest standard of business and systems expertise to small and medium sized businesses.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments you may have - we would love to hear from you. We pride ourselves on being proactive and responsive to our clients' inquiries and suggestions.

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ABOUT US

We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen.

We provide a variety of services including:
• Income Tax Preparation for all types of businesses, and individuals
• Federal and Provincial Representation
• Payroll Reporting
• QuickBooks® setup, support and training
• Business start-up services
• Monthly bookkeeping
• Financial statements - making sure your financial records are timely and accurate

Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.

 

OPENING HOURS

Mon - Fri: 9am-5pm ***

Sat: By appointment only

Sun: Closed

*** Call first for appointment, no walk in during Covid19

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CLIENT SERVICES

Taking Care of Businesses

Our firm offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Our clients benefit from personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison. We have listed the services that we offer to our clients, together with a brief description.


As the list below is by no means comprehensive, please feel free to inquire about a service if you do not see it listed.



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•Accounting Services

•Reviews and Compilations

•Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis

•Financial Forecasts & Projections

•Bookkeeping/Write-Up

•Business Entity Selection

•Business Succession Planning

•Estate Planning

•Financial Planning

•Retirement Planning

•Business Consulting

•Investment Review

•Management Advisory Services

•Estate & Trust Tax Preparation

•Payroll Services

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

•Tax Planning

•Tax Preparation



Accounting Services


Accounting Services


Providing financial information to our clients in a timely and accurate manner is a commitment that we feel cannot be compromised. Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis. Our firm provides a full range of cost effective accounting services including the following:

•General ledger & financial statement preparation

•Bookkeeping (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual)

•Accounting system setup for new businesses

•Compilation of financial statements

•Audits and reviews



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Reviews and Compilations


We view our role in the financial reporting process as an opportunity to provide constructive solutions for maximizing your company's profitability and efficiency. We provide financial reporting on all three levels of assurance:

•Review - some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance

•Compilation - based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use.



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Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis


A business can be profitable and still run into trouble due to cash flow issues. We can forecast and evaluate your company's financial condition, estimate financing requirements, and track cash-flow sources and uses.


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Financial Forecasts & Projections


Forecasting is a necessity when trying to effectively manage and lead a business to profitability. From simple projections to complex financial modeling, our experienced staff can assist you in achieving your company's financial goals.


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Bookkeeping/Write-Up


Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis and are the foundation of a successful business. Our qualified staff can assist you with the day-to-day tasks associated with bookkeeping.


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Consulting Services


Business Entity Selection


Choosing the form of entity of your business (e.g. "S" corporation, sole proprietor, limited liability company…) is a crucial decision that can have longstanding tax implications, positive or negative. We can assist you in evaluating the pros and cons of each entity type to help you determine the most advantageous form of business for your company.


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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.


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Estate Planning


Effective estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.


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Financial Planning


A properly structured financial plan enables you to face any financial challenge that may present itself at each stage of your life. Through the financial planning process, we can help you assess your financial needs and develop strategies that will enable you to achieve your goals and strengthen your financial security.


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Retirement Planning


Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial plan will ensure financial independence during your working years and through your retirement years.


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Business Consulting


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.


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Investment Review


As you develop your investment strategy, we will act as your sounding board. We can help you and your investment advisor structure an investment portfolio that takes into consideration the impact of taxes and produces a favorable after-tax return.


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Management Advisory Services


Even the most qualified managers can benefit from competent, objective feedback. We can help your company's management team develop long-term objectives and specific strategies to facilitate your business' future growth and success.


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Tax Services


Estate & Trust Tax Preparation


Effective estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.


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Payroll Services


As a business grows, it must hire more employees, which can result in increased payroll administration. We can assist you in implementing the controls necessary to ensure a reliable, efficient, and effective payroll system. Our firm can also help you develop a payroll system and prepare all necessary payroll tax returns in a timely manner.


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


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.


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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.


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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.