TAX AND COMPLIANCE
Through professional support, we help you make sense of complex financial circumstances and meet your financial reporting and filing obligations. Our network of experts maintain an understanding of current tax legislation to ensure that you maximize your opportunities and minimize your risk.
TAX ADVISORY SOLUTIONS
Our Tax Advisory Team has the expertise to assess your unique tax requirements and evaluate the complexities involved to offer sound advice and manageable solutions. With more than 50 years of combined professional experience, they can help you meet your personal, family and corporate goals.
ESTATE PREPARATION & PLANNING
When a close family member or friend pass away, ensuring their financial affairs are handled appropriately can be an overwhelming task. Our estate preparation and planning team offers efficient professional services and advice to enable you to plan the transfer of assets to beneficiaries, while minimizing tax consequences.
AGRISTABILITY & AGRIINVEST
AgriStabilty + AgriInvest are agriculture risk management tools you may want to consider as part of your risk management strategy for your operation. Learn how AgriStability has changed and why producers should consider enrolling.
Our Corporate Tax professionals are dedicated to filing your return on-time and communicating well in advance if taxes are owing. Using your corporate tax return is just one more financial tool to reference when reviewing business activity performance, benchmarking against yourself or others, and budgeting.
Getting to know you and your family assists our personal tax professionals in assuring we claim the appropriate tax credits and apply the necessary deductions to minimize your tax liability for this once a year requirement. We strive to balance taking the work out of your hands with ensuring you understand what’s going on with your personal tax return.
Our Consulting professionals are experts in Transition and Succession Planning, Business Valuations, and Preparing Your Business for Sale. They can discuss your needs, examine alternatives and provide customized solutions helping you create value.
Our experienced consultants can help you analyze your farm’s financial performance, assist with ongoing decision making, and provide guidance when it’s time to transition your operation.
Our experienced consultants can help you analyze approaches to build value in your business operation, and provide guidance on market value when you’re looking to exit your business.
FARM & BUSINESS SUPPORT
Owning and operating a business or a farm is a lot of work. There is always something to do and evaluating the ongoing financial performance of your operation can fall to the bottom of the ‘to do’ list. Consider utilizing one of our internal advisors to ensure that financial performance decisions are given the priority they deserve.
Our Records Management Professionals maintain your records on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis. With up to date records, you can monitor the financial performance of your business and ensure compliance with tax filing obligations.
We prepare and file your GST/HST, and PST accurately and on time. Working with our internal specialists takes the guess work out of it for you and ensures the correct details are filed with CRA on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis.
Processing payroll is one of those necessary evils. It must be done but it takes time away from other important responsibilities, and the complexities can create unwanted pressure. Consider letting us take care of that for you. We can help you set up your system with the appropriate payroll software to take care of an unnecessary pressure point, and we’ll always be available for ongoing support.
FARM ACCOUNT BOOK CHECKUP
Record a month with us to determine if there are any opportunities for improvements or changes to your approach. We perform farm account book check ups in the office or at your place of business depending on what works best for our clients.
Stark & Marsh offers a variety of training for clients including Accounting Software Training, Farm Office Management, and more.
REVIEW & AUDIT
Stark & Marsh is a licensed CPA firm, with a deep understanding of business risk, financial reporting requirements, and process and control methods. Our Assurance Services team will help you and your business meet your financial obligations through independent and timely reporting, letting you focus on what you do best.
We build meaningful relationships with you, our clients, to develop a deep understanding and a strong working knowledge of your business and your industry so that we can serve you to the best of our abilities.
Using analytical procedures, and through open and honest discussions, our team provides an objective report on the reliability of the financial information being presented. We identify possible areas for improvement and work to advance your financial reporting efficiency.
Audit Services are available for many organizations including private corporations, government bodies, non-profit organizations and co-operative associations. We follow general accounting standards to determine if your financial statements fairly represent the financial position and operations of your organization. Our team rigorously examines your records and substantiates your financial results, ensuring your stakeholders are confident in the accuracy of your financial statements.
OTHER ASSURANCE ENGAGEMENTS
At Stark & Marsh, your success is our success. We perform a variety of assurance engagements, including compliance audits and a review of your organization’s internal control, to help you grow your business. We also work to identify opportunities for improvement and work with you to enhance controls and efficiency within your organization.
Stark & Marsh offers a variety of comprehensive financial planning services to best serve your needs. Together with your Accountant, our Wealth Management team will work with you to ensure your short and long-term goals are at the forefront during the planning process. Learn more on our Wealth Management Services page.
Whether you are enrolling in post-secondary education, beginning your career, starting to put money away for retirement, or growing your wealth, having a financial plan is an essential tool to ensure that your hard work is safeguarded.
Our Wealth Management team offers a unique integrated approach that includes your accounting and insurance professionals working together to establish the products that will best serve your personal circumstances.
Planning for retirement can be a daunting task. With constantly changing economic landscapes and evolving financial regulations, it is crucial to have a well-designed retirement plan that suits your unique needs and goals.
Estate planning is an important component of financial planning as it ensures that your assets are protected and efficiently transferred to your loved ones. We will work with you so that this daunting task is taken care of with dignity.