About Us

Bongard Dale Fried LLP was founded in 1991. The firm has three partners and a team of skilled accountants. During the past twenty-four years, our focus has been to treat our clients’ affairs in the same way as we would treat our own. We strategize with our clients and help them grow in a tax-efficient and tax-effective manner. We recognize that the firm has been built by forming strong relationships with our clients over many years. We have built these relationships by recognizing the diverse needs and interests of our clients. With our in-depth knowledge, we have been able to meet these needs and cater to our clients’ interests.

We invite you to check out the biographies of our team, below.

 

Our Team

HARVEY BONGARD  CPA CA

Harvey is one of the partners of Bongard Dale Fried LLP. He earned his CA designation in 1968. Throughout his career, Harvey has been a partner in Toronto area public accounting firms and has provided clients with personalized quality service, mainly in the areas of management consulting and taxation. He has extensive involvement in the businesses of real estate construction and rentals, manufacturing, automobile dealerships, investment companies, restaurants, professionals and professional corporations, retail and wholesale, importers and distributors. Harvey is a Life Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Harvey has done numerous corporate reorganizations and estate freezes. He has been involved with mergers and sales acquisitions.

In addition, part of Harvey’s responsibilities has been the planning and preparation of both terminal tax returns for deceased taxpayers, along with the estate return if so required. This includes the planning to minimize tax for the estate.

RONALD DALE  CPA CA

Ron Dale is one of the founding partners of Bongard Dale Fried LLP. He earned his CA designation in 1982. Ron is a “people person” and is always willing to lend an ear to assist his clients in all of their financial matters. He tries to treat his clients’ money as he would his own, by helping his clients make sound financial decisions. He advises and supports clients in a number of different industries: private owner-managed businesses, manufacturing, not-for profit organizations, real estate (both development and construction), professionals, high- tech and automobile dealerships. Ron provides the following services: financial statement preparation, corporate tax return preparation and planning, personal tax return preparation, tax planning and minimization, trust tax return preparation and business consulting. Ron is an avid golfer, as well as a fanatical Leaf, Raptor and Blue Jay fan.

ARMIN FRIED  CPA CA

Armin received his business degree (BBA) from York University and started his career at one of the large national firms in 1974. He received his CA designation in 1976. Armin also became a shareholder with the position of V-P of Finance in a company operating 28 retail stores and a lab in the optical industry. This provided him with a full insight of the daily accounting, legal and business issues that most small/medium sized owners experience. He later returned to public accounting and joined Bongard Dale Fried in 1991. He built his practice focusing on corporations with small and medium sized owner managed businesses as well as professionals such as dentists, doctors, lawyers and consultants. He provides a “hands on” approach to their needs for business, tax and financial issues. The services also include preparation of all corporation taxes, personal tax returns and financial statements. He also has extensive experience in estate planning as well as business consulting. His hobbies include sports such as tennis and ball hockey as well as performing in a rock band.

ADAM BARSZCZ  CPA CGA BAccS

Adam joined Bongard Dale Fried LLP in 1999 as a CGA student. He earned his CGA designation in 2002. He became “de facto” partner in 2007.

Thanks to his exceptional analytical skills and great work ethic he was able to gain great knowledge of real estate accounting (ASPE as well as IFRS) and all tax related aspects. Working with international investors helped him to develop interpersonal skills necessary to deal with any unforeseen circumstances.

His areas of expertise are: preparation of tax returns; personal, corporate or trusts, financial statements; ASPE or IFRS and working knowledge of various accounting and tax software including Oracle based international systems.

Contrary to most common opinions about accountants he likes to do unusual things, for example rafting on the Zambezi River or trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp.

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