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Richard Rizzo’s years of experience reflect the commitment he has for public practice. Boasting a diverse clientele, Richard has served a variety of industries, including hotels, construction, retail, health care, technology and many more.

Richard offers his clients expertise in Canadian tax minimization and deferral planning for corporate reorganizations, estate and succession planning and income tax appeals. He also advises on the tax implications for non-residents earning income in Canada. Demonstrating an exceptional ability to provide practical options for his clients’ issues, Richard takes pride in ensuring that solutions are tailored to each unique situation.

“For me, service is about more than just being proficient at the technical aspects of my job,” says Richard. “Clients appreciate that I take the time to explain the details of a project in a way that’s clear and understandable, which makes it easier for them to make decisions.”

Richard’s approach is to first meet with the client to get to know them better and fully understand their objectives. Understanding personality and character is part of Richard’s philosophy, and supports his work in helping him steer his clients in the right direction.

Richard is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants; the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, and the Malta Institute of Accountants. Richard has previously served on the board of directors of Performing Arts, Burlington and also on the United Way Burlington Campaign Cabinet in 2011 and 2012. On the personal front, whether playing a live concert or doing studio recordings, Richard enjoys playing drums.