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Canadian Sales Tax Audit Representation

Undergoing a Canadian Sales Tax or Goods and Services (VAT) audit can prove to be a very unsettling experience. Most audits can cause a department’s staff to spend countless hours analyzing historical records, obtaining clarification on old issues, debating with auditors on interpretation of laws. Depending on the results of the audit the manager is quite often left questioning themselves or their staff.

The reality of the matter is that most companies do not have the personnel who have both the expertise and the time to effectively manage a Canadian Sales Tax or Goods and Services (VAT) audit.

At A-SALT Group our audit services like our other services are scalable to meet your needs. Generally, our audit services fall into three types of offerings:

Audit Management – An A-SALT Group team manages the audit from the opening conference with the auditor through the audit’s conclusion. We work interactively with the auditor throughout the audit process. This includes such activities as meeting with the auditor on a regular basis, providing the auditor with appropriate documentation, addressing the application of various rules of law as they may apply to the client’s business, and lastly to oversee the activity of the auditor to ensure that the audit is brought to a swift and satisfactory conclusion. The A-SALT Group performs these tasks while simultaneously keeping the client apprised of the audit’s status with regularly scheduled updates.

Audit Defense – This service typically comes into play when the client’s audit is already underway but the client would like the A-SALT Group to apply its expertise to help reduce any potential liabilities. This is accomplished by reviewing an auditor’s preliminary workpapers to identify items that should not be included due to exemptions, or discrepancies. The audit can also be reduced by searching for additional credits that can be used to offset any liabilities.

Audit Support – A-SALT Group will customize our audit service and approach to meet the needs of our clients. We will support our clients and their audits as needed, from research to negotiations. There are many aspects of an audit that our experience and resources may be appropriate to utilize in order to support an audit. We are available and here to assist.A-Salt Group is experienced in dealing regularly with HM Revenue & Customs and Provincial audit divisions. It truly makes sense to have A-Salt Group on your side as an extension of your department.

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