Halifax Dartmouth

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200 - 100 Venture Run Dartmouth, NS, B3B 0H9

MNP expanded into Halifax on January 1, 2017 when WBLI merged with the firm. The predecessor firm had been serving Atlantic Canada since 1976 and had grown to become one of the region’s largest independent and full-service firm of chartered professional accountants, consisting of 11 partners and over 70 professional and administrative staff.

We serve a diverse range of clients and sectors, including: private enterprise, professionals, agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry, real estate and construction, franchises, non-profits, and Aboriginal organizations and communities.

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Robert Dean CPA, CA, CFP, TEP

Regional Managing Partner, Atlantic Canada

Robert Dean, CPA, CA, CFP, TEP, is a Business Advisor and the Regional Managing Partner for MNP's Atlantic Canada region with MNP in Dartmouth. A member of the Tax Services team, Robert helps ownermanagers achieve their business and personal goals by asking unique questions and listening attentively so he can provide customized solutions that deliver results.

Drawing on more than 25 years of experience, Robert assists with tax planning and compliance, compensation planning, succession, the purchase and sale of businesses and corporate reorganization. A trusted advisor, he consults on a wide range of business issues, connecting clients with the firm’s broad-based expertise when it is in their best interests to do so.

Since 2001, Robert has spoken and written about issues and industry trends related to tax strategies, business challenges and succession planning. He understands the pressures and stress that accompany making payroll and takes pride in helping owner-managers create jobs and opportunities for families.

After earning a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Robert became a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 1996. He earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation in 1999 and the Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation in 2013 and holds an advanced certificate in family business advising from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Robert has served as a director for First Angel Network and the Halifax Chamber of Commerce.

Our Halifax Office

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