Accounting & Tax

VS Group offers specialized accounting services for all your business needs. We will ensure that your records are complete and organized and provide you with the tools that will save you time with record keeping and administration. We will also ensure that your business is government compliant and that all deadlines are met.

We offer services tailored to meet the needs of individuals and businesses that go well beyond the day-to-day books. We help our clients monitor and develop existing operations, deliver business into new markets, develop strategies and timelines for expansion and capitalize on opportunities. Our team of professionals has the knowledge and experience necessary to help your business succeed.

  • Financial Statements
  • Business Evaluations
  • Forecasting & Planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Bookkeeping

Tax Services:

VS Group can provide a complete array of tax planning and compliance services related to corporate and personal income tax. Corporate and personal taxes can often overlap and we can provide effective strategies to minimize your overall tax obligations. It is important to us to keep on top of the local and global trends in tax regulations and bring clients progressive tax planning ideas.

Our focus is to understand each business’ needs and objectives to minimize your tax obligations and to maximize your returns. Our tax consultants help you plan for the future with smart tax strategies that work.

We can help you with all aspects of appealing government audit decisions including: the preparation of notice of objection, appeal working papers and assistance with the informal tax court procedures. With our accounting, tax and legal backgrounds, we at VS Group can provide high-quality tax appeal services for you and your company.

Taxes on Time
  • Corporate Tax Preparation
  • Personal Tax Preparation
  • Tax Planning
  • Trust Tax Preparation
  • Tax Appeals & Tax Court of Canada Support

Marketing Strategy

VS Group integrates innovation, frontline experience and highly skilled marketing and business experts to produce results beyond expectations. We have learned that to produce great results we must first understand your goals before we can start to try to solve them. We work collaboratively to understand your image, your audience and objectives.

Accountability is a big priority and our work does not stop with planning and research. We provide our clients with insights, plans for implementation and methods to measure the results as we focus on building long-term relationships with our clients.

  • Marketing  & Communications Audits
  • Competitive & SWOT Analysis
  • Planning Workshop
  • Market Research & Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Positioning Statements
  • Product & Pricing Strategies
  • Brand Development & Positioning
  • Brand Standards
  • New Product Launch

Strategic Communications:

VS Group engages audiences through effective messaging and distribution. With specific audiences and key communications methods, we develop detailed plans outlining communications activities, messages, budget allocations and resources required to deliver the strategy - planned around the resources available. We break down objectives into relevant messages for each target audience, ensuring continuity across channels of communications.

  • Content Marketing
  • Communications Plans
  • Content & Message Development
  • Multi-lingual Support & Translations
  • Internal Communications
  • Intranet Planning & Development
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media Planning & Development
  • Website Planning & Development
  • Advertising Strategies
  • Tradeshows & Events
  • Analytics Monitoring & Assessment
  • Target Audience Engagement Strategies
  • APP Development

Economic Development & Funding Support

Strategic planning, community outreach and building partnerships are an important part of economic development. VS Group provides many services to communities, municipalities and economic development organizations by blending your internal resources with our strategic thinking, innovation and support. We strive to build long-lasting relationships, community engagement and sustainable growth plans to improve local economies.

  • Strategic Planning
  • Community & Stakeholder Engagement
  • Grant and Funding Application Support
  • Growth Opportunities Assessment & Delivery
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Market Research & Planning
  • RFP, RFQ and RFT Development Support
  • Public Relations
  • Communications

With our experience, VS Group ensures that government-funding applications are completed accurately and effectively. We look to identify areas of need and opportunity and assist to streamline the application process.

Potential areas of funding:

  • Research and Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Innovation
  • Export
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Employee Training
  • Apprenticeships
  • Francophone
  • Capital Investment

Potential Tax Credits:

  • Research & Development
  • Animation and Special Effects
  • Apprenticeship
  • Co-Op Education
  • E-Business Development

Business Development

Over the past 19 years we have helped hundreds of entrepreneurs start their businesses, save businesses from bankruptcy and help many become more efficient. VS Group partners up with many businesses to assist with strategic decisions and take advantage opportunities available while focusing on sustainability.

  • Business Planning
  • Internal Controls
  • Management Coaching & Training
  • Operations Support
  • Technology Integration & Support
  • Training Systems

Business growth can include a variety of different services including; increasing sales, improving efficiencies, increasing profit margins, launching new products or services or expanding market reach.

  • Market Research & Strategy
  • Growth Strategy
  • Operations Audits
  • Acquisitions
  • International Business
  • Workshops & Seminars

Human Resources Support

VS Group has a number of services available to assist with improving your internal communications, develop employee-training tools or have temporary support for employee illnesses, leave of absences or to assist with workload while you fill a vacant position. We all know it takes time to find the right candidate. Our human resource support services provide your HR department, the support they need to make their job easier.

  • Recruitment Campaigns
  • Training Videos
  • Online Training Systems
  • Health & Safety Resources
  • Policy & Procedure Tools
  • Intranet Planning & Development
  • Employee Engagement Campaigns
  • Temporary & Contract Staffing Options

IT Strategy Support

There is so much technology out there it makes it challenging to navigate which system to chose. VS Group manages the relationships between you and potential suppliers to ensure you use the best technology options available. Outdated technology can hold your business from reaching its potential not to mention pose frightening security risks. We will look at your business inside and out, including your products, services, technology being used and current internal practice.

With the ‘big picture’ in mind, we evaluate your business’ real needs, combined with the resources and budget available, and provide the most effective solution for your unique needs, whether it be an iPhone or an Android, online tools or a complex server installation and network setup.

  • Cloud Storage & File Sharing
  • Intranet Planning & Development
  • System Updates & Virus Removal
  • Network Solutions
  • Systems Analysis
  • Manage Data & Backup Systems
  • Manage Suppliers
  • Implementation Planning

For more information visit our Technology website.

Register today to SHIFT your business to the cloud

Wednesday, May 24th 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
101 Worthington Street East, Suite 229  North Bay, ON

Join both myself, Vincent Shank, President of VS Group in partnership with Intuit’s Curtis Voisin representing QuickBooks Online to discuss the value of cloud accounting tools and available business apps to streamline your business all the way from invoicing from your phone to accepting mobile payments and never having to worry about paper again.

We will showcase one of the options for cloud based accounting that we have available and the benefits to you, the business owner.

  • Automatically send invoices and statements
  • Bank and credit card transactions download nightly
  • Option to receive payments by credit card and ACH electronic payments
  • Send unlimited estimates and invoices on the go
  • Access your data online from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone
  • Payroll subscription is available
  • Manage and pay bills
  • Create and send purchase orders

This is a free event, food will be provided however there is limited seating for this event, please register early.

Brought to you by:

VS Accounting, a division of VS Group
Intuit QuickBooks

Register for Shift now!


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Our company vision

“VS Group is a team of experts under one guidance, working towards a common goal; to help businesses run smoothly and efficiently in every aspect of their business.”
- Vincent Shank, CEO President of VS Group