Chilliwack

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1 - 45780 Yale Road Chilliwack, BC, V2P 2N4

MNP arrived in Chilliwack in 2003 via a merger with a local firm. Today, over 25 team members serve the Chilliwack community by providing in-depth expertise on key local markets including agriculture, professionals, real estate and construction and indigenous groups. We are proud to be a part of this unique city and its vibrant contrast of industry, agriculture and the great outdoors.

Through local team members, clients gain access to MNP’s extensive network of professionals providing expertise in many industries including agriculture, indigenous groups, 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.

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