Personal accounting services that local people can depend on.
Put our knowledge and experience to work for you
Our clients span the spectrum of small and medium sized businesses, corporations, professionals, not for profit, no matter your size we can assist with your needs
Tax, Compliance & Payroll
Whether personal or corporate, our clients rely on us for tax return preparation and planning responses to CRA inquiries and audits assistance with payroll, HST and other regulatory filings
Special Advisory Projects
Our professional accountants can assist with your special project, Negotiating a purchase or sale of a business, due diligence? Corporate or tax restructuring? We can help you attain your optimal result.
Local, personal service since 1989
Since 1989 Lawrence Allen, Chartered Professional Accountant has provided a full service client experience to our valued customers in Smiths Falls, Perth and the surrounding area. Since founding the firm, Lawrence and his team have grown the practice on a commitment of expert accounting and taxation advice to their clients. This commitment is based on the premise of a real understanding of who our clients are, their personal and business objectives and a detailed knowledge of their business.
Our firm is local, and small enough to commit to this personal level of service while still possessing the depth of experience to provide first class accounting and tax knowledge and advisory services to our clients.
What sets us apart
Value Over Sacrifice
Personal or Corporate
WE MAKE YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH CRA STRESS FREE.
Our Tax Accountants save you money and headaches
BY USING A CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT TO PREPARE YOUR TAX RETURN, YOU:
- MAXIMIZE YOUR DEDUCTIONS
- MINIMIZE YOUR TAX PAYABLE
- MAXIMIZE YOUR REFUND
- REALIZE TAX PLANNING OPPORTUNITIES
Frequently Asked Questions
The Accounting Firm where everybody counts
Are you local based?
We are part of the community. We have proudly acted as accountant or tax advisor to clients in Smiths Falls, Perth, Brockville and surrounding areas since 1989.
Do you attend special projects?
Negotiating a purchase or sale of a business? Due diligence? Corporate or tax restructuring? We can help you attain your optimal result. Contact us to arrange a personal appointment.
Do you work with personal or corporate?
Our accountants can assist you whether your need is accounting or tax related for your business, not for profit or personal matter.
Let's get to know you!
Who are we
Meet our team
Lawrence attended Carleton University graduating with a B.Com. He completed his articling with a regional firm in eastern Ontario, obtaining his Chartered Accountant designation and later becoming partner in the firm. In 1989 Lawrence and his wife Lorraine decided to return to Smiths Falls to build a family, with Lawrence founding his accounting practice shortly thereafter. In the 29 years since, Lawrence has provided accounting and tax advice to clients across many industries assisting them with all aspects of their business and personal accounting, taxation and advisory needs.
Lawrence and Lorraine have two adult sons and five grandchildren. Both Lawrence and Lorraine are active members of the community. Lawrence is a member, and past president of the Smiths Falls chapter of the Rotary Club and has held roles as Board member of numerous local charitable organizations including R.E.A.L., Trinity United Church amongst others. Lorraine is currently a councillor for the Town of Smiths Falls having previously retired from a career in education
Mike is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He graduated in 1971 and then spent four years working for Thomson McLintock (now KPMG) in their personal services department. He entered practice as a partner in Ledbury, Martin Chartered Accountants in Wiltshire (UK) where he specialized in small business, farming and personal tax.
Having spent fifteen years practicing in the UK Mike emigrated to Canada with his family in 1989 where he and his wife Sue operated two businesses in Smiths Falls. Mike joined the office of Lawrence Allen Chartered Accountant in 2000 and has spent his time there primarily advising clients on small business and personal tax matters. Mike lives in Smiths Falls and is a proud father and grandfather. His interests other than family include, community theatre and soccer. Over the years he has served as chair of Smiths Falls DBIA, trustee of Smiths Falls Heritage House Museum, President of Smiths Falls Soccer Club and treasurer of St John’s Anglican Church and Smiths Falls Community Theatre Foundation.
What our clients have to say…
We were extremely pleased with the efficient, professional services we received from Kris, Mike & Larry.
Some of the many things that impressed us were their attention to detail, professional advice, our file was checked by two team members and the professional manner in which our documents were presented to us.
We highly recommend this team for any and all your accounting needs.