MA Tax Recovery

Our Services

Sales Tax Recovery Reviews

Douglas Murray + Associates Ltd. is a national sales tax company performing reviews for private and public companies and organizations in various industries.

Our team of consultants are professional accountants with at least 20 years of sales tax experience with the expertise to perform efficient non invasive sales tax reviews generating savings and practical solutions for our clients.

The sales tax review process:

  • Identify areas where sales taxes have been overpaid
  • Identify areas of sales tax exposure
  • Reviews are non-invasive and require minimal time from your staff
  • All refund claims are prepared by our consultants

The value added services include:

  • Toll-free tax assistance hotline – any time you have questions on sales taxes you can call us
  • Educational seminars – we customize the seminars specific to each of our clients
  • Government audit support
  • Bi-monthly commodity sales tax newsletters

Benefits of the review

  • Opportunity to recover overpaid sales taxes
  • Identify sales tax exposures and provide corrective solutions
  • Recommend processes or system enhancements to correct indentified issues
  • Results based approach, the fee is a percentage of the sales tax recovery
  • Ongoing support for two years after a review is performed

Foreign VAT Recovery Reviews

Does anyone from your firm tavel to Europe or the United Kingdom on business? Our foreign VAT (value added tax) recovery service helps firms recover any foreign VAT paid in most European countries including the United Kingdom.

The foreign VAT review process:

  • Identify areas where VAT has been paid and can be claimed back
  • A down load of AP transactions is not required
  • Reviews are non-invasive and require minimal time from your staff
  • All refund claims are prepared by our consultants

Benefits of the review:

  • Improve your company’s cash flow
  • Time savings, we prepare the claims
  • Have an expert file your claims to ensure a quick refund
  • Results based approach, the fee is a percentage of the refund obtained

Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) Reviews

Our team of SR&ED consultants specialize in these types of claims and include professional accountants and engineers with the expertise to prepare a complete SR&ED claim including both the financial and technical report writing components

The SR&ED review process:

  • Our experienced SR&ED consultants determine if your firm has any activities or projects that qualify for a SR&ED claim
  • All findings are discussed in detail with the client
  • The consultants prepare the refund claim including the financial data and technical write up

Benefits of the review

  • Improve your company's cash flow
  • Maximize your refunds and save time by using consultants with years of experience and technical knowledge to file your SR&ED claims
  • Government audit support for SR&ED claims filed
  • Results based approach, the fee is a percentage of the refund obtained

Telecom Expense Reviews

Our team of telecom consultants have extensive experience and knowledge in the telecommunications industry. We perform efficient non invasive reviews generating cost savings and practical solutions for our clients

The telecom expense review process:

  • Our telecom consultants analyze your telecom spending for possible savings in:
    • Cell phone usage
    • Video and audio conferencing
    • Telephone land lines
    • Internet access
    • Data lines
    • GPS
  • Our consultants review usage patterns, existing plans and your current setup. We prepare a customized recommendation with alternatives that provide cost savings and potentially enhanced service
  • Reviews are non invasive and require minimal time from your staff
  • There is no obligation to accept the recommendation
  • Fees are strictly contingent-based, no upfront or fixed costs, billing occurs over the contract period based on realized savings
  • Our service includes implementation of our recommended solutions

The value added services include:

  • Regular reviews during the contract period to ensure your system is fully optimized
  • On going recommendations (where applicable) to identify further savings and efficiencies.

Benefits of the review:

  • Opportunity to reduce telecom costs
  • Allows you to focus your valuable time on what you do best
  • Specialized knowledge and expertise with the most current telecom technology
  • Specialized knowledge and expertise tailored to your specific needs
  • Results based approach, the fee is a percentage of the actual cost savings

Freight Expense Reviews

Our team of Freight Consultants have extensive experience and knowledge in the freight industry. We perform efficient non-invasive reviews generating cost savings and practical solutions for our clients.

The freight expense review process:

  • Our Freight Consultants analyze your freight spending for possible savings in:
    • Inbound and Outbound Trucking
    • Small Parcel Shipments
    • Domestic and International
    • Courier
  • Our consultants review shipping patterns, volumes, destinations, analyze current rates and contracts. We prepare a customized recommendation with alternatives that provide cost savings and potentially enhanced service.
  • Reviews are non-invasive and require minimal time from your staff
  • There is no obligation to accept the recommendation
  • Fees are strictly contingent-based, no upfront or fixed costs, billing occurs over the contract period based on realized savings
  • Our service includes implementation of our recommended solutions

The value added services include:

  • Regular review during the contract period to ensure your system is fully optimized
  • Ongoing recommendations (where applicable) to identify further savings and efficiencies

Benefits of the review

  • Opportunity to reduce freight costs
  • Allows you to focus your time on what you do best
  • Specialized knowledge and expertise of our freight consultants
  • Results based approach, the fee is a percentage of the actual cost savings