Our Story

Beginning in 2007, our team has come to assist thousands of clients with their personal and business tax needs. Specializing in finding you the best option for your tax concerns, we are passionate about helping clients get the most benefit from their tax return.

Guiding You Through Your Tax Concerns.

Every good adventure begins with a brief back story. We encourage our clients to dive into ours to get a better understanding of who you're working with and why we're the right team to help you find the light at the end of the tax tunnel.

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Our Story Begins Here

Founded by our CEO Fraser Simpson in 2007, Tax Mechanic has continued to grow throughout the years successfully assisting a range of clients across Canada and continues to thrive in the market as the leading boutique accounting firm located in the heart of downtown Toronto.

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Our Team is Agile, Diverse and Experienced

Meet the people behind the scenes that make it all happen!

Fraser Simpson

With his history and experience, Fraser understands each case is unique and presents different stressors from client to client. Experienced handling TSX listed companies, large clients such as John Di Poce and connected with Toronto’s top law firms, Fraser is always here to make his clients feel confident and positive about their taxes while efficiently and successfully managing disputes with the CRA. Book your free consultation today!

Client Managers

David Harris
VP of Client Relations

David’s professional history includes working in different managerial and executive roles for a number of businesses in the construction industry and has experience founding charitable companies, such as Team Unbreakable. David’s direct experience dealing with the CRA, David understands first hand what his clients are going through when it comes to their taxes. Book your free consultation today!

Janice Keough
Client Manager & Tax Specialist

With years of professional experience as a finance manager across several industries, Janice, understands that taxes can be stressful, confusing, and complicated. Her goal is to coach her clients through the process and alleviate the concerns that come with reviewing and resolving your taxes. An excellent communicator Janice is your stepping stone to a better financial future. Book your free consultation today!

Maria Jimena Correa
Client Manager & Tax Specialist

Maria consistently makes a positive impact with every client portfolio she touches. With her expertise in client management and accounting, Maria understands the holistic financial picture for each client portfolio, and expertly guides you through all of your complex accounting needs and questions. Maria is able to assist clients in English and Spanish.

Christa Lazar
Client Manager & Content Writer

Your initial point of contact Christa, works in client intake and sales, guiding you through the process of working alongside the Tax Mechanic team. Christa’s priority is to ensure our clients have full transparency and are able to make the best decisions for their financial future. As a certified negotiations expert, Christa has experience dealing directly with the CRA.


Lien Dinh
Jr. Accountant

Educated in the diverse world of Business Finance, Lien is passionate about resolving tax issues quickly and efficiently. With her diverse background Lien supports personal and business tax clients with understanding what direction will get them closer to their financial goals. Lein is able to communicate with clients in both English and Vietnamese.

Katie Nguyen
Jr. Accountant

Katie has been passionate about mathematics since high school. When she came to Canada, she decided to pursue her passions and jumped into the field of accounting, studying Business Administration and Accounting at GBC. She has worked with theTax Mechanic for over a year, and is highly skilled and passionate about problem solving and defending clients with the CRA.

Ellie Kazemi
Accounting Intern

Ellie is passionate about helping clients with their financial needs and learning more about Canadian taxes. She has completed her Bachelors in Economics and is currently pursuing an advanced diploma in Business Administration and Accounting. Ellie is able to communicate with clients in English and Farsi.

Marketing & Sales

Eliza Shynkarova
Social Media Manager

Eliza is originally from Kyiv, Ukraine and moved to Canada at 17 to pursue filmmaking. She has worked as a video editor, video producer, and content creator for many companies and independent productions. She is also very active on social media and has an impressive following of over 80k!

John Kostakos
Sales Representative

John has extensive experience with sales and client management, honing in his skills for over 30 years as a sales leader and seminar promoter. He is known as a caring individual with engaging presentation skills and a pleasant demeanor. John understands the needs of each person and makes it his priority that clients get the attention and support they need.

Stephanie Simpson
Marketing Operations

Stephanie has worked extensively with small businesses across Canada to support their growth and development by streamlining internal processes, creating targeted marketing campaigns, and developing growth strategies. She is working with the Tax Mechanic to ensure the client management process is smooth and comfortable for all parties involved.