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Akash Lakhotia

Manager, Tax

Akash joined Prasad & Company LLP in 2021 as a Senior Tax Accountant and went on to become a Manager of Tax. He earned his CPA, CA designation from CPA Canada and CA designation from ICAI (India) after obtaining his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Business Management from Som-Lalit College of Commerce in India. Akash also obtained his Diploma in IFRS from ACCA in 2018 in addition to earning a Post-Graduate Certificate in International Business from Humber College.

Akash is goal-driven and has a proactive approach to problem-solving and delivering client solutions. He strives to continuously research new strategies to save money for his clients while maintaining compliance and ethical practices. He analyzes financial statements and tax returns to increase value and efficiency to ultimately make his clients happy.

In addition to his vast experience in public accounting, Akash most recently conducted the first Virtual Annual Conference jointly hosted by the Toronto Chapter and British Columbia Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India by leading the team to make the event a valuable success. In 2021, he also became a Director at the Toronto Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (not-for-profit organization) and joined the CPA Advisory Board of ADP Canada.

In his spare time, Akash enjoys listening to audible books to stimulate his mind, and he excels at writing articles on tax-related issues. He also continuously pursues his interest in Blockchain Technology which he feels is going to change the way transactions will take place in the future.

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