Joshua Smith

CPA, CA
Business Incentives Leader
Ottawa

“I like the fact that every day, I feel like I am helping someone achieve their goals by helping them minimize their taxes or providing them advice about their situation.”

Joshua Smith graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa in 2002 and began working with Welch LLP in 2006. He obtained his CA designation in 2008. Joshua has worked on a number of government compliance audits, as well as audits for private sector and not-for-profit clients.

Since 2007, Joshua has focused on tax compliance and planning for personal, business and estate clients. Joshua is also responsible for SR&ED and other business incentive planning.

Quick Facts

Joined Welch in

2006

Education

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Ottawa

Associations

CPA Ontario, CPA Canada

Specialties

SR&ED, business incentives, deceased taxpayer, tax planning

Favorite quote/ Words of Wisdom

The truth never changes.

Community involvement

TiE, ICOBC, BBC

Hobbies/ talents

Hockey, cars, hunting, fishing

Favorite books (or authors)

Dark tower series by Stephen King; Sharpe Series by Bernard Cornwell

Most memorable vacation

Driving through the streets and country roads of Ireland