Here are answers to some common questions about Simplify.
We’re not just an assembly line, but are constantly seeking to improve your experience by investing in technology and people.
We offer you peace of mind by:
If you’d like these benefits, then we recommend going on a monthly accounting plan and being actively involved. If you take the time to read what we send, answer our questions and ask us questions then we’ll be able to deliver a better experience.
If we’re only providing annual year-end services then we aren’t able to offer pro-active tax advice and have less control over the timeline and quality of inputs which impacts your taxes.
Do you want fast, cheap or good? Pick one or two because you won’t be able to get all three.
Our pricing is competitive for the quality and speed that you’re getting.
If you’re looking for the cheapest option then we won’t be the right fit. You’ll often end up dealing with lack of communication, CRA headaches and paying more taxes/interest/penalties (sometimes in the tens of thousands of dollars) by choosing the cheapest option.
Why is this important? If you’re a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), and want to provide accounting services, you need to formally register a professional accounting firm and:
Keep in mind that if someone is not a CPA, they can call themselves an accountant or tax expert and file tax returns without any formal training. And you likely won’t have much recourse/protection if they mess things up. Anyone can be “CRA certified” and standalone bookkeeping/tax courses don’t go very far without formal training. We’ve seen a lot of horror stories of non-CPA’s filing incorrect tax returns, resulting in excessive taxes/interest/penalties owing, so be careful!
We take data security very seriously. Here are a few of the security measures we take: