As an entrepreneur of a technology or knowledge-based company, you need to adapt to rapid change and seek advice from professionals that have the experience to support you as your business evolves. The knowledge-based staff at Welch have served in excess of 100+ tech and knowledge-based businesses that have raised capital or completed corporate transactions in excess of
$1 Billion.

Welch LLP is a proud supporter of L-Spark (Ottawa-based Incubator and Accelerator with a laser focus on the Enterprise Software market) and MaRS Discovery District (Toronto-based organization helping entrepreneurs catalyze, accelerate, scale, diffuse innovation, launch and grow successful global companies).

Be the next success story

We offer a full range of services tailored to the technology industry including:

Assurance and Accounting

Assurance & Accounting

  • Accounting and assurance services (audit, review engagements, notice to reader/compilations) for private and public companies applying IFRS, Private Enterprise GAAP and US GAAP
  • Annual financial statements


Tax Services

  • Tax credits including SR&ED, provincial incentives including the OIDMTC (Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit) and other tax incentives offered in Canada and across the globe
  • International tax planning – our affiliation with BKR International as well as our local knowledge and experience come together to support you when you expand your business outside of Canada
  • Range of personal and corporate tax services for you and your business
  • Shareholder tax planning
  • Commodity tax – HST, QST, VAT, payroll taxes and other indirect tax
  • US Tax – Federal and State income tax filings, personal tax filings
  • Expatriate Tax – personal tax preparation and assistance with equalization payments for non-residents working in Canada and Canadians working abroad

Business Advisory

Business Advisory

  • Support with corporate transactions including private financing, mergers and acquisitions and public financing, as well as understanding the implications of third party investments to the corporation and to you personally
  • Corporate governance for private and public businesses
  • Business valuation

Internal Control Advisory / IPO Readiness And Support

  • Internal control advisory (SOX, 52-109, etc)
  • Technical accounting support
  • Temporary staff assignment
  • Accounting conversion support
  • Financial statement preparation
  • External audit preparation support
  • Corporate governance (Audit committee charters, etc.)

Internal Control

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