PresidentAlnasir Gangi, CPA, CA, Director Tax

Alnasir Gangji, CPA, CA

Alnasir is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years of experience both in public and private practice. Formerly a Senior Sales Tax Auditor and Senior Audit Manager with the Ontario Ministry of Finance, he has extensive experience and legislative expertise that helps him maximize sales tax recoveries for clients.

Alnasir was responsible for all financial institution audits, and enhanced the development of audit procedures and documentation requirements.

Thereafter, Alnasir served as a Senior Manager at a large accounting firm, where he was responsible for leading sales tax recovery engagements, performing compliance reviews, and negotiating with Ministry officials to resolve retail sales tax audit and refund issues.

Alnasir has completed the CICA In-depth Tax Course (Parts I, II and III), and the In-depth GST Course.
 

Education
  • Chartered Accountant (Canada)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada)

 

Professional Affiliations
  • Member of the Ontario and Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Member of International Accounts Payable Professionals
  • FEI Canada: Industry Professional Membership Association for Senior Financial Executives

Director of Operations

Paul Dietrich, MAcc (Taxation), CPA, CA

Paul has specialized in the tax field for almost 25 years, serving clients in both advisory and review capacities. Backed by this experience, and his in-depth knowledge of sophisticated data analysis techniques, he consistently creates an effective and technical approach to reviewing complex environments.

Paul started his career in public accounting. Working as a designer of relational information systems, he contributed to database structure for clients such as Exxon. He then moved into taxation at KPMG, and later with the Tax Recovery Practice at Arthur Andersen/ Deloitte & Touche as a Senior Manager before joining Stratos.
 

Education
  • Honors Bachelor of Arts, Managerial Accounting, University of Waterloo
  • Masters of Accounting (Taxation), University of Waterloo
  • Chartered Accountant (Canada)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada)

 

Professional Affiliations
  • Member of the Ontario and Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Member of International Accounts Payable Professionals
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation

 

Director of TaxMitchel Soltys, Director Tax

Mitchel Soltys

Leading tax recovery and compliance engagements, Mitchel has served clients in a wide array of industries such as retail, distribution, transportation, food, manufacturing, telecommunication, construction and software.

Formerly a Senior Manager at Arthur Andersen/Deloitte & Touche, Mitchel has over 18 years of experience in the indirect tax field that includes customs, the Canadian Goods and Services Tax and provincial sales taxes. Mitchel has also held senior management positions in customs and international trade, where he developed customs due diligence procedures and documentation requirements.
 

Education
  • Customs and International Trade, Sir Sanford Fleming College
  • Lange University of Economics, Poland

 

Professional Affiliations
  • Member of Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters
  • Canadian Society of Customs Brokers