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Laura Smit

CPA, CA   |  Principal

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As a trusted advisor, Laura provides advice and creative solutions to clients, across multiple industries, helping them to achieve their financial and organizational goals.

Laura specializes in providing services and suport to small and medium sized corporations, business owners and their families. With a knowledge and background in agriculture, domestic taxation and tax planning, she is always dedicated to helping clients succeed in obtaining their financial, tax and organizational goals.

Prior to joining Melo LLP, Laura spent 15 years with a locally owned accounting firm. She moved up the ranks from CA student, to staff accountant, to Account Manager and has spent the last two years as a Junior Partner.

Laura earned her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from the Wilfrid Laurier University in 2007.  She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2010.

Being born and raised on a farm in Arkona, Laura has always had a strong passion and keen interest in agricultural industry in all facets. So much so that she and her family have started their own farming business in the Sarnia area, growing since 2011.

  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Construction
  • Farming and agriculture
  • Real Estate
  • Retail and wholesale

  • Corporate consulting and advisory services
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Corporate year end and tax preparation
  • Domestic / Canadian taxation and tax planning
  • Estate planning and succession planning
  • Sole proprietor and individual tax preparation

Contact Laura

With more than 15 years of experience, Laura has the knowledge and insight to help you with all of your accounting and assurance matters. She consistently delivers expert advice to help you achieve your financial and organizational goals. Connect with Laura today.