An independent Vernon firm providing complete accounting services in British Columbia & Alberta.

Autumn in the Okanagan

As the year end is approaching, it's time to start thinking about your tax situation for 2016.  Talk to your CPA about things that you may be able to do before the end of the year to reduce your tax burden. You may not be aware of some of the changes brought forth in the last federal budget that could affect your tax situation for 2016.

Our Services

Sladen Moore provides a complete line of accounting services, from basic tax return preparation and bookkeeping services to more complex company groups and tax planning.  We pride ourselves on keeping current with new tax legislation and changes to accounting and audit regulations. We believe in taking a rounded approach to all of our client's needs as we understand that your business and your personal needs are very much intertwined.  Below are some more details on the services we provide. Please contact us if you have any questions on our services and we would be happy to discuss your specific situation.

Audit Services

Our firm has performed audit services for a variety of businesses and organizations for many years, including the forest and construction industries, as well as real estate and law firms. We are currently the auditors for several large non-profit organizations in the North Okanagan.

Computer Assistance

If you are planning to purchase a new computer system or new accounting software, we are available for consultation. Consulting with your accountant before purchasing software could result in great savings by purchasing the best program to suit your needs, and eliminating needless frustration and wasted time. We are also available to assist our clients with most of the commonly used accounting programs.

Financial Forecasts & Budgets

We will work with you to prepare a financial forecast in your endeavour to obtain financing for your new or expanding business, or alternately help you control the cash flow and profit of your business through budget analysis.

Financial Statement Preparation

Whether you require a full review financial statement or a notice to reader report, our staff are fully trained and experienced to provide these services. We also prepare computer-generated financial statements for the proprietors or partners of small or home-based businesses for inclusion in personal income tax returns.

Income Tax Planning & Preparation

The income tax and G.S.T. rules are constantly being revised by Canada Revenue Agency. We keep up-to-date on these regulations in order to minimize taxes.

We prepare and file both corporate and personal income tax returns, as well as G.S.T. returns for those clients who require assistance. We also provide assistance in preparing and filing other required tax forms such as T4s and T5s, T3s for estates, W.C.B. reports, etc.

Other Services

Many owners and managers of thriving businesses know that efficient accounting records are essential. We assist our clients in selecting and setting up the most appropriate system for their accounting needs and provide ongoing assistance as required.

We are able to assist you in other important decisions regarding lease/purchase options, buy/sell agreements, calculating earnings lost due to accident or injury, estate planning, etc.

We also help our clients keep up to date on current business trends through a bi-monthly newsletter, "Business Matters," published by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. This newsletter is provided free of charge to our clients.