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Agriculture and Food Services Accountant

Canada’s agriculture and foodservice industry are constantly changing. Growth in export markets adds to the new challenges facing farms and other organizations in the food services sector. It is important to take control of those challenges with strategic business and financial planning

Manning Elliott is here to help your business achieve the control necessary for your business’ growth and success. Our team of CPAs working to support your agricultural business either come from farming backgrounds and families or have years of experience in providing financial services to the industry. 

We relate to entrepreneurial agricultural families, as well as the factors that affect and drive them. 

This deep connection to the industry, particularly as it pertains to B.C. farms and foodservice businesses, is a driving force in what makes us good at what we do at Manning Elliott.  

Manning Elliott’s expertly trained agriculture and foodservice specialists are here to help your business with the following:

  • Assistance with financing, expanding operations and buying

  • Taxation and auditing 

  • Applying for government programs and grants

  • Time and labour management

  • Business transition

  • Business restructuring 

  • Compliance 

  • Advisory services concerning current profitability 

  • Accounting for biological assets

Manning Elliott’s agriculture and food service team help farmers in all sectors, companies that specialize in manufacturing food products, as well as ancillary services to the agriculture industry—whether it’s equipment suppliers or supplier vendors to the industry. 

No matter what stage your business is in, our specialized accountants can help you every step of the way. 

Our clients in the agriculture and foodservice industry come up against complexities in compliance services. Our priority is to provide guidance through those complexities, making your transactions and financial management easier.

Did you know we also offer professional services to Craft Breweries?

Many farms are currently undergoing a generational shift in the transition of their business. Whether you’re passing your business onto a family member or selling it to an outside party, it is important to bring financial specialists into the picture before the transition begins. Manning Elliott will help you with the following: 

  • Developing a transition plan that transfers your business to the next generation

  • Protecting your assets during and post-transition.

  • Assessing tax implications associated with the transition of your farm. 

  • Building a lasting financial legacy for your farm and family

Navigate ANY challenges in the agriculture and foodservice industry with the help of Manning Elliott’s close-knit team. 

Get to know our Industry Experts:

Harjit Takhar

Partner at Manning Elliott Abbotsford

Rudy Paxian

Partner at Manning Elliott Abbotsford

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