Brenda Parker operates Scotia Accounting and Tax Services located in Stellarton, NS, Canada. After graduating summa cum laude from St. Mary's University in Halifax with a B Comm in Finance and a BA in Economics, she worked for a national grocery firm in various departments with her last role being assistant manager of Taxation. During this time she attained her Certified General Accountant's designation. Since getting her CGA, she has worked in various management/accounting positions for government ,public accounting firms, and as controller of a regional hotel chain and a new car dealership. She is a Simply Accounting Certified Consultant and Quickbooks partner. In her accounting practice she has served both large and small clients in a wide variety of sectors. From personal taxes to businesses in manufacturing, wholesale, retail and services to charities and not-for-profit organizations. She has clients from Cape Breton Island, NS to Montreal, Quebec to Calgary, Alberta and in many locations in mainland NS. All information in her articles is offered without prejudice and she advises readers to consult a professional accountant in person in regards to their personal situations.