Abbotsford

Office Information

300 - 32988 South Fraser Way Abbotsford, BC, V2S 2A8

MNP’s Abbotsford office holds the unique distinction of being the first MNP location in B.C., opening in 2002. Since that time, our Abbotsford team has grown to more than 50 team members. Offering a comprehensive suite of accounting, tax and consulting services, the Abbotsford office also has a significant International Tax team to help with your business concerns worldwide.

MNP’s client base in Abbotsford includes private enterprises of all sizes, public sector and not-for profit organizations. Clients also gain access through our local team members to MNP’s extensive network of professionals providing expertise in many industries including agriculture, food and beverage processing, professionals, and real estate and construction.

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Lee Bass

Lee Bass CPA, CA

Regional Managing Partner, Fraser Valley

Lee Bass, CPA, CA, is MNP’s Regional Managing Partner for the Fraser Valley region and the Managing Partner for the International and Indirect tax groups across British Columbia. Based in Abbotsford, Lee leads the firm’s offices in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope and Maple Ridge while delivering tax and general business advisory services to a wide variety of small- to medium-size businesses.

For more than 20 years, Lee has delivered taxation advice and planning for the purposes of acquisitions, divestitures, corporate reorganizations, estate plans, shareholder disputes and tax minimization. He has worked closely with clients in various industries, including agriculture and agri-food, manufacturing, credit unions, construction, implement and automobile sales, professionals, real estate developers and wholesalers and retailers.

Formerly MNP’s Regional Tax Leader for the Southern Manitoba and Lower Mainland regions, Lee has also worked in the Taxation Services department of an international accounting firm. He has sat on MNP’s Private Investor Network Committee since 2006 and has served on the firm’s Tax Executive and Partner Selection committees.

Lee is a designated Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) who qualified in 1992. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Manitoba and completed the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada’s (formerly CICA) In-Depth Tax course in 1993. An avid volunteer, Lee has sat on several boards, coached sports at a rep and provincial level and is a member of Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and the Canadian Tax Foundation.

Our Abbotsford Office

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Insights

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    April 19, 2021

    UPDATED: New Information on the B.C. PST Rebate for Select Machinery and Equipment

    Incorporated businesses can now apply online for the B.C. PST rebate for select machinery and equipment, which now includes Class 38.

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    September 18, 2020

    B.C. Tax Alert - September 18, 2020

    The Government of B.C. is offering a Provincial Sales Tax rebate of 100 percent to incorporated businesses for select equipment and machinery purchases.

  • Stack of brand new tractor tires

    July 30, 2021

    New tax incentive on equipment purchase provides immediate benefit

    Federal Budget 2021 provides an upfront tax incentive for Canadian-controlled private corporations (CCPC) to undertake significant capital asset puchases. It does so by allowing for the immediate deduction of up to $1.5 million of certain depreciable property purchased from arm’s-length parties between April 19, 2021, and January 1, 2024.