• Welcome to Collins Barrow

    Known for our responsiveness and aggressively entrepreneurial culture, we are the eighth largest public accounting network nationally by revenue. Our over 1200 professional and support staff and more than 210 partners and principals provide a full range of audit, tax and advisory services to private and public companies through our regional offices from coast to coast.

  • Collins Barrow by the numbers

    The Collins Barrow by the Numbers infographic provides an overview of the Collins Barrow network, our areas of expertise and our people. Whatever your unique circumstances, Collins Barrow professionals provide objectivity, actionable advice and customized solutions to maximize opportunities in every area of your business.

The Latest at Collins Barrow

  • Ontario Rural Summer Jobs Program

    Administered by OMAFRA, this annual program allows eligible employers, upon successful application, to subsidize the hourly cost of summer student employment. The program provides a $2 per hour incentive to hire eligible employees.

    Collins Barrow gains two new partners

    Kapuskasing, ON – Collins Barrow – Gagné Gagnon Bisson Hebert gains two new partners. After numerous years of service at the firm, both Chad Lauzon and Daniel Gagné were recently admitted to partnership. Based in the firm’s Kapuskasing office, they will work closely with owner-managed and private companies, not-for-profits, non-government organizations and municipalities. Within their roles, they provide a full range of audit, accounting, tax and business advisory services.

    Targeting the Tax Incentives

    The terms “non-profit organizations” and “not-for-profit organizations” (NPOs) are used to describe entities that receive preferential treatment under the Income Tax Act, whereby the income they earn is generally not subject to income tax.

  • Technical Bulletin - April 2014

    This technical bulletin covers the various developments from January to March 2014.

    Collins Barrow regularly publishes Technical Bulletin for the general interest of its clients and friends to highlight the continually changing accounting and assurance standards, and the interpretations thereof, in Canada.

    Collins Barrow sponsors the P.I. Charity Hockey Challenge

    Toronto, ON – Collins Barrow is title sponsor of the 8th Annual P.I. Charity Hockey Challenge. Presented by Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP, this year’s event has teams competing for the newly coined Collins Barrow Cup in support of the Canadian Spinal Research Organization (CSRO).

    Income tax and HST implications of ceasing farm operations

    Although changes in income tax legislation make tax planning for taxpayers increasingly challenging, tax legislation specific to farmers remains relatively unchanged and can be quite favourable. There are many cases where farmland has been transferred through generations and has not been farmed for many years.

  • Collins Barrow KMD LLP named 2014 Best Accounting Firm

    London, ON – Collins Barrow KMD LLP was named the 2014 Best Accounting Firm by The London Free Press. With over 80 years in the region, the firm has local offices in London, Stratford, Strathroy and Arkona. Its partners and professionals offer deep industry expertise and work closely with family owned businesses, healthcare professionals and farming and agricultural operations.

    Reaching across borders

    Introduced as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the U.S., the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT) presents new challenges for all U.S. citizens living beyond America's borders.