Our clients are what make our professional lives so interesting and satisfying.
At McLarty & Co we feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with so many dynamic and talented entrepreneurs and professionals. Our job is to provide them with advice and guidance yet there are many situations where we can learn from them too. We cannot overstate how much we value having positive, long-term relationships with so many great clients.
Tom Donnelly | Donnelly Auto Group
"McLarty & Co has worked with the Donnelly Auto Group for many years proactively assisting our management on a wide range of projects from succession planning to the start-up of our fourth major franchise. One result is a corporate structure that takes into consideration not only tax planning and minimization strategies but also our industry, our businesses and our families – in short – our uniqueness. There is no question that McLarty & Co’s proactive and integrated approach, combined with their understanding of our businesses and industry, has provided the Donnelly Auto Group with excellent value."
Guy French | GM French Construction
"What I appreciate most about McLarty & Co is the way they knit together the business side of things with tax planning, personal finances, long-range planning and investing. Everything is done with great personal service. Their team is so accessible and very responsive to our requests."
"McLarty & Co has helped us to streamline our accounting, payroll and reporting systems. With their guidance we have ensured that our corporate structure provides for tax efficiencies, as well as accounting for 10% holdbacks, which can be an issue in the construction industry. They help us with tax returns and accounting procedures, and keep us focused on the big picture. They are part of our success."
Drew Lyall, CA, CMC | Executive Director, Stem Cell Network
“Our audit committee has recommended the reappointment of McLarty & Co as our auditors year after year. Their excellent performance and the value we receive for their professional fees are the two main factors in our decisions. We are especially appreciative of the experience level of all of the people who serve us at McLarty & Co, including the field auditors. Working with auditors who have become familiar with our organization has been another big plus for the Stem Cell Network.”
Dr. Barry Dworkin | Meadowlands Family Health Centre, CFRA Radio Host
“Ross and the McLarty & Co wealth management team spent hours with my wife and me preparing a detailed financial plan that outlines a conservative and disciplined investment course to meet our retirement expectations. This time was both educational and enjoyable.
The satisfaction we have with their management approach is borne out in the regularly scheduled update meetings that ensure that our plan remains on course. Potential adjustments are documented in writing and implemented as necessary.
In all our investing years, this is the first time that we are experiencing consistent and realistic results to provide for a secure future for our family. Moving our accounts to the care of McLarty & Co Wealth Management has been the best personal and business decision we have made.
I refer all of my colleagues to McLarty & Co for their accounting and financial planning needs. Doug and his team understand the nuances and details inherent in managing a medical practice. They helped us develop a corporate structure that improved our bottom line and was integral in valuating our practice.
I have known Doug for over 15 years. We have developed a personal as well as professional relationship.
In my practice, my patients are more than ‘clients’. Doug shares this same philosophy. McLarty & Co provides professional personalized service for both my personal and corporate accounting needs. Doug is well respected in our community. McLarty & Co’s rapid growth is a testament to his dedication to his clients and their trust in him. The comfort that comes from the trust I have in him and in McLarty & Co is what I consider to be the ‘Value Beyond Service’."
Michael Edelson, LLB | Michael Edelson & Associates
“Doug McLarty and his team of accounting professionals have worked with my firm for many years now. Not only has McLarty & Co provided superb service in reference to our own accounting requirements, they have also been invaluable to the many clients I have referred to them with respect to income tax audits and general accounting needs.
I would not hesitate to highly recommend McLarty & Co to any prospective client as I am certain that their professional, personalized service will exceed expectations.”
Philip Gabriel, PLDA | Gabriel Mackinnon Inc
“I am still benefitting from the advice Doug started providing 25 years ago when I was a sole proprietor. Incorporation, remuneration, financing, portfolio management and tax planning were areas that we dealt with early on. Doug’s succession planning ideas got my partnership with Andrew Mackinnon off to an excellent start. Everything was set up properly by McLarty & Co including a detailed shareholders’ agreement. Now, ten years later, we are implementing the final stages of our transition plan. It’s worked out amazingly well thanks to Doug’s skills and the McLarty & Co team of professionals. Everyone at McLarty & Co is good at what they do. I especially appreciate how professionals like Ross McShane can explain complicated financial matters in ways that are easy to understand. With McLarty & Co looking out for my financial situation I have made a lot of good decisions over my career. I can truly appreciate them now that I am starting the next phase: semi-retirement!” - Philip Gabriel of Gabriel Mackinnon Inc
Dr. Donald Kuzminski
“My wife, Barbara, and I have known Ross McShane for over 15 years. During that time he has provided us with advice that is honest, personalized and totally directed towards our needs with great attention to detail.
We have come to regard him not only as our trustworthy investment advisor, but also as a close personal friend.
I would, without hesitation, recommend him to any one of my associates who is seeking the best possible advice and service in financial planning, investment counseling, accounting or tax planning.”
Mark Sutcliffe | Ottawa Citizen Columnist, CFRA Radio Host
“Doug McLarty has been a trusted friend and adviser since I started my first small business over 20 years ago.
Throughout my career, I've relied on Doug and his team for support and guidance as I've launched, managed and sold businesses, acquired and sold property, and balanced changing dynamics and goals in my personal finances. Essentially, Doug has been in my corner through all of the major personal and professional developments of my life, providing strategic advice, financial expertise and integrated tax and accounting services.
At important junctions in life and in business, it's critical to have an experienced, thoughtful and trustworthy adviser who sees long-term implications and draws on character, values and judgment to help you make the right choices. Doug McLarty has been that for me, and I've been proud to refer friends and colleagues to his services.”
Dr Douglas Black | Soundcare Medical Centre
President of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
“I have known Doug McLarty for over 24 years. He was recommended to me by the Canadian Medical Association when I started my Specialist Practice in 1985. Over the years, McLarty & Co has helped me make the right decisions for the growth of my professional career and has overseen my personal assets.
Doug’s calm reassurance and obvious knowledge has been a key to our relationship. Doug has surrounded himself with an excellent group of individuals, who as a team are able to deal with any of my accounting issues from personal taxes, to family trusts and corporate tax returns.
McLarty and Co has been instrumental in the success of our newest venture, Soundcare Medical Centre. Doug's expert advice and conservative approach has given me confidence to move forward, knowing that my back is always well covered.
Doug and I have become close friends, and I have referred many colleagues and friends to his office. They have always been warmly received.”
Jennifer Heagle | The Red Apron
“Doug McLarty and his team have been providing me with sound professional advice for over 20 years and through four successful businesses. As an entrepreneur and small business owner, I can appreciate McLarty & Co's real understanding of both my personal and business financial requirements. Having worked with many of the same staff members for a number of years, I have found the quality and consistency of the McLarty & Co team to be outstanding.”
Barry McLoughlin | McLoughlin Media
“When you strip it all away, Doug McLarty's strength is based on character. Of course, his work is excellent. What drew us to Doug and his team was trust in Doug as an honest and caring individual. When you bring a company such as his into your company, trust is so important. We totally rely on Doug and his executive team for honest, objective and professional advice. They really do deliver. McLarty & Co have moved us from a reactive approach to our business matters to a far more proactive mindset. That is key to competing in today's marketplace. They are a key part of our company's success.”