Everett is the tax partner and the litigation/forensic accounting partner. He has been in practice since 1990. He is a Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) with the Internal Revenue Service and the office is an internationally qualified IRS Efile office. Everett holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Corporate Finance, is an Accredited Litigation Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Chartered Director and Chartered Professional Accountant. Everette received his Fellowship award in 2002 and is a Life member of CPA Ontario and the International Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He has served on Boards for York University’s International Business Research Centre, Seneca College’s Forensic Accounting program, and Algonquin College’s Forensic Accounting Program. He is qualified as an Expert witness in forensic accounting in Ontario’s General Division courts and is considered an expert on US/International tax. He served for 4 years on the Board as an Executive committee member and Treasurer for the Mississippi Mills Chamber of Commerce.
Everett served for twelve years on the Board of Directors for CGA Ontario and was Chairman in 2009 and 2010. He was Chair of CGA Canada’s National Tax and Fiscal Policy committee for 7 years appearing before Parliament and the Senate on a regular basis regarding Federal budget policy and other fiscal initiatives including the 5-year reviews of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act legislation as well as the Canada Revenue Agency. He was a charter appointed member of Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) Federal Tax Professionals Advisory Committee and represented the accounting profession on the Department of Finance’s International Anti-Money Laundering task force. Everett has authored several comprehensive professional practice guidelines on complying with Canada’s anti-money laundering legislation, the Civil Penalties (Misrepresentation of a Tax Matter by third parties) and Canada’s Privacy legislation (PIPEDA). He has authored articles and webinars on US tax, fraud, fraud prevention and Money Laundering appearing on CGA Canada’s Professional Development network (PD NET). Everett is a frequent seminar presenter across Canada and internationally. He has been a speaker for CGA Ontario and CGA Canada on radio and television (CFRB, Global News, CBC news and radio, CityTV), and is frequently interviewed and quoted in newspapers such as the National Post, Toronto Star and Bottom Line.
Due to the nature of Everett’s practice, he represents clients from around the world. Clients include international recording artists, movie actors and directors, professional athletes, telecommunications companies and a wide variety of other international companies. Everett is also an international speaker on topics ranging from international money laundering to tax and ethics.