ABOUT US

Aaqib Z. Shah Chartered Professional Accountant (AZS CPA) proudly serves individuals and small to medium sized businesses in the Durham Region and the Greater Toronto Area. We specialize in areas of personal and corporate tax preparation, tax planning, HST filings, full-cycle bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, and payroll filings. Our clientele includes:

  • Salaried employees
  • Self-employed individuals/sole-proprietors and rental property owners
  • Doctors’ offices
  • Professional corporations – consultants, chiropractor and physiotherapy clinics
  • Condominium corporations
  • Wholesalers
  • Fitness centres
  • Not-for-profit organizations
AZS CPA was founded by Aaqib Z. Shah. He holds a BBA from the University of Toronto and is a CPA, CA. With over 10 years’ experience in accounting and taxation, Aaqib brings a wealth of knowledge and personable service to all our clients. Aaqib is an active member of the Durham community, having served on the boards of several not-for-profit organizations.

SERVICES

Aaqib Z. Shah Chartered Professional Accountant performs taxation, accounting, and advisory services for individuals and small to medium sized businesses. We have strong experience in providing the following services:

  • Personal Tax
    Whether you are an employee, a business owner,are self-employedor have rental income, the AZS CPA team works to ensure that you benefit from maximum tax breaks. We provide thorough tax planning so that our clients’ tax burden, if any, is at a minimum level.We also represent our clients in their correspondence with the Canada Revenue Agency.
  • Estate Tax
    The AZS CPA team prepares and files estate tax returns as required by our clients. This includes preparing and filing multiple estate income tax returns, which depends on the complexity of the estate and the provisions of the will.
  • Corporate Tax
    The AZS CPA team prepares and files corporate tax returns for all corporations. We work with ourclients to take a proactive approach in corporate tax planning, identifying opportunities to protect earnings, safeguard assets, and keep the corporate tax burden at a minimum.
  • Full-cycle Bookkeeping
    Whether you are a start-up or a well-established business, the AZS CPA team can provide complete bookkeeping services, including HST and payroll accounting, to suit your needs.Our current roster of clients includes businesses from varying industries, providing us with the expertise to meet any businesses’ requirements. We are proficient in multiple accounting software and cater accordingly to the needs of our clients.
  • Financial Statements Preparation
    Financial statements preparation service entails organization of financial information into a concise, understandable set of financial statements. The AZS CPA team also provides compilation/notice to reader services. This includes full-cycle bookkeeping and the preparation of financial statements.
  • HST filing and compliance
    The AZS CPA team prepares and files HST reports with the Canada Revenue Agency for our clients on a quarterly and annual basis. We provide representational services in case of a CRA audit and proactively organize our clients’ records to mitigate any complexities that may occur in the event of an audit.
  • Payroll filing and remittances
    The AZS CPA team provides full payroll accounting, filing and remittance services to our clients. This includes calculation of deductions (tax, CPP, EI) for all employees, preparing and filing monthly remittances with the Canada Revenue Agency, preparing T4 and income summary slips, and filing year-end payroll information returns with the Canada Revenue Agency.
  • Representing clients during Canada Revenue Agency audits and inquiries
    Audits and inquiries by Canada Revenue Agency can be a stressful and expensive experience for individuals and businesses. The AZS CPA team assists our clients in preparing their records for an audit. We correspond and negotiate with the Canada Revenue Agency on behalf of our clients in order to ensure that the audit is conducted in a fair and objective manner. We support our clients in all audits including HST audits and income tax audits.

AZS CPA offers customizable accounting, taxation and advisory services to suit your individual and business needs. Please feel free to contact us to tell us more about your business and how we can make your vision our mission.

FEES

We strive to be a competitive firm in terms of quality and pricing. Hence our fees are customizable to suit your individual and business needs.

Our fees typically range as follows:

Service Fee range* Details
Personal and estate tax $20/return – $100/return Basic returns with up to 3 slips start at $20/return.
Corporate tax $200/return – $400/return Basic returns with up to 3 schedules start at $200/return.
Full-cycle bookkeeping $50/month – $250/month Dependent upon the number of transactions in the business.
Financial statement preparation Please contact for details.

 

HST filing and compliance
Payroll filing and remittances
Representing clients during Canada Revenue Agency audits and inquiries

*Not inclusive of HST

Feel free to contact us to tell us more about your individual or business needs in order to obtain a detailed quote.

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