Sanford & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants Inc.

Seven people in professional clothing stand in front of a white background. Above them is a logo that reads: Sanford and Associated - Chartered Professional Accountants.
Seven people in professional clothing stand in front of a white background. Above them is a logo that reads: Sanford and Associated - Chartered Professional Accountants.

Sanford & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants Inc. is a full service professional tax and accounting firm located in Digby, serving businesses in Southwestern Nova Scotia.  Our professional advisors include three Chartered Professional Accountants (one bilingual) and three accounting technicians with multiple years of experience in providing tax and accounting advice to clients.  We provide a full suite of tax, advisory, accounting, financial statement preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services to our clients as required. We have experience assisting clients with business reorganizations, specialized tax, accounting, financial projections, estate and financial planning matters. 

Our office has working relationships with all major banks and financing institutions. Confidentiality and professionalism are of utmost importance to our firm.

Leading our people are:

JEREMY SANFORD, CPA, CA, CFP

Jeremy is a Dalhousie University graduate and received his CA designation in 2002 while working for a national accounting firm.  After a three years working abroad in the finance industry in Bermuda, Jeremy returned home to the Digby area where he lives with his spouse and two sons.

Jeremy enjoys assisting clients with their tax and accounting needs and strives to offer a high level of personalized service.  Jeremy enjoys working with clients to minimize tax and other business related fees as well as maximizing industry specific program benefits where applicable.

As an active community volunteer, Jeremy has offered his time to many groups and organizations.  When not working, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family, fly fishing and other outdoor recreation activities.

You can contact Jeremy at jeremy@sanfordfinancial.ca.

CRYSTAL HALLIDAY

Crystal completed the Business program at Kingstec Community College in 1984.  In 1985 Crystal joined a local accounting firm in Annapolis Royal where she spent the next 26 years as a staff accountant focusing on administrative, bookkeeping, personal income tax and year-end accounting matters.  Crystal joined Sanford & Associates Chartered Accountants Inc. in November 2011 and continues to focus on the preparation of personal and corporate income tax returns and various accounting assignments.

Crystal is currently learning to play the tenor saxophone and has recently joined a local community concert band.

You can contact Crystal at crystal@sanfordfinancial.ca.

JULIE DESJARDINS

Julie has many years of experience working in public accounting with a focus on bookkeeping, accounting and personal tax matters.  She has a strong knowledge of the mink farm business and is familiar with several farming programs including AgriStability and AgriInvest.

She has been involved in many community organizations, most recently relating to Weymouth area schools, Digby Relay for Life and youth in her community.

You can contact Julie at julie@sanfordfinancial.ca.

STEPHANIE JACKMAN, BSC

Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Nottingham, England. She joined Sanford & Associates in January 2012 and undertook a course in personal taxation. Stephanie focuses on personal income tax matters, accounting services and manages administration for the office.

In her spare time, Stephanie is a keen musician, playing flute and saxophone in a number of community ensembles.

You can contact Stephanie at info@sanfordfinancial.ca.

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