About Us

Charmaine Lawrence Whilby, CPA, CGA is a native of Toronto. She is an alumnus of Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute. She is a graduate of York University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics. In 1991, she was awarded a Certified General Accountant designation. In 2014, she became a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants Association. Her accounting career includes working as a Financial Controller for over twenty years in both the manufacturing and service industries before opening her own public accounting firm – Lawrence & Associates. After incorporation, the firm’s name was changed to Charmaine Lawrence Professional Corporation, Chartered Professional Accountant. Charmaine and her accounting staff are available to provide Canadian businesses and individuals with Accounting, Bookkeeping and individual and corporate Tax services.

Lascelles “Las” Whilby earned a Masters degree in Business Administration in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. His Finance, Accounting & US Tax Preparation spans over thirty years. For several years, he was the owner and operator of a small business where he gained valuable experience with the accounting and bookkeeping reporting requirements for businesses. In addition, Las has substantial experience in preparing US Tax Returns having worked as an Auditor and a Hearings Officer for the State of Connecticut. He currently specializes in preparing both Business and Individual US Tax Returns at “Charmaine Lawrence Professional Corporation, Chartered Professional Accountant”. Las is available to file your US 1040 Tax Returns (including your FATCA and FBAR reports) or returns under the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures to make you compliant and avoid severe penalties.  We also file corporation tax returns (including Form 5471) with the IRS. For the past several years, Las, in conjunction with other financial professionals, has conducted seminars on the current US Tax Compliance requirements for Americans living in Canada. Important news: During September 2018, 900,000 financial records belonging to Canadian residents were sent to the IRS. Don’t wait for the IRS to contact you. Contact us today and be compliant.

Charmaine Lawrence Professional Corporation, Chartered Professional Accountant look forward to better serve our Toronto clients from our office in Toronto (647-727-8877) and our Durham clients from our office in Whitby (289-612-1581).

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