Jon Berghout, CPA, CGA, BSc. Senior Manager Jon has extensive knowledge of corporate and personal tax, as well as estate taxation, and has worked on many year-end engagements, both assurance and non-assurance. He has responsibility for our high tech clientele where SR&ED claims and other interesting accounting and taxation challenges present themselves. He is also a specialist in handling complex multi-jurisdiction personal tax returns for clients that pay taxes in multiple provinces or in the province of Quebec. Jon holds a BSc in Computer Science and Environmental Science from Trent University and obtained his CGA designation in early 2011. Jon joined Scarrow Yurman & Co in 1999 and currently leads our IT portfolio. With his technical knowledge base we have virtually all of our IT needs satisfied in-house. He is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor and has implemented all of the technology advancements (and there have been many) that we have undertaken since he joined the firm. Jon is enthusiastic about helping our clients and staff with their software-related issues and with the aid of LogMeIn, can log into a computer remotely. This is a very fast and effective way of helping you with any issues you may be having with your accounting software. Jon was born in Victoria, B.C. but has lived in Ontario most of his life. In his spare time Jon enjoys reading, mountain biking, hiking, and spending time with his family.