So in your experience when handling a corporate( CANADIAN) , what are the usual questions asked by a corporate accounting firm in your first meeting ( when deciding if you want your accounts to be handled by this firm) Them asking about the corporate structure and percentage of shares owned by each owner? does that seems like a valid question? Shouldn't they be only interested handling the company's transactions? What is the information that should be kept proprietary and what it is OK not to share with them? ( Generally) Tips or Hints
sounds like you don't trust whoever you spoke with - go with your gut and move along. You need great lawyers and accountants behind you but there are plenty out there that don't remotely get canadian start up land. The answer to your question is they are trying to understand your setup and those questions are totally fair game as its all related to tax etc.