A few comments and testimonials from our clients ∼ ∼ ∼
"As a small business owner and as green as you can get, I thought that I can DIY when it comes to book keeping and accounting. I quickly learned that: It is not a SMALL task!"
"I found out that running a business is anything but simple and before long I was buried under all the bills, invoices, and payroll papers."
"I searched online for help and I am fortunate to have found [Mary Pougnet of] White Lotus Accounting, Bookkeeping & Tax Services. Mary’s highly skills in bookkeeping and accounting and business knowledge has help me to get out from under all that paperwork and to organize and grow my business, and now; 8 years later the business still running well."
"Mary is warm and compassionate. She is taking care not only of my business, but she also takes the time to get to know me as a person and tailored the services that she providing to help me to maximize my business potential as well as balancing between my business and my own personal life."
"Thank you, Mary, for all your help and support through all these years and looking forward to continuing working with you." Hao Tran, President, Nails4U Inc., Ottawa, Ontario
There are several reasons my husband and I have worked with Mary for nearly a decade. He runs his own business and his bookkeeping requires the skill of a professional. Mary is exactly that person.
She’s knowledgeable about the tax system and makes filing our returns a breeze. Mary is flexible and patient and works with the cloud-based accounting system my husband uses. She’s detailed and diligent, efficient and professional. I would highly recommend Mary to anyone. Ashley Martinez-Bressette & Alexi Martinez, Alexi Martinez Construction, Ottawa, Ontario
We just wanted to express our thanks in helping file our income tax return. Not only are we happy with the results, but your professionalism and knowledge exceeded all expectations.
After everything we have experienced we would be happy to file taxes with you again next year. Your reputation is well deserved. Many thanks again. Joshua G. & Hannah H., Ottawa, Ontario
For over a decade, I have found Mary to have both a great knowledge of taxes and being very pleasant to deal with. She is responsive, trustworthy, offers great advice and is recommended for anyone with a need for professional financial services, including corporate and/or personal taxes. Pierre J. Ottawa, Ont.
Meeting Mary was a breath of fresh air. Her energy is infectious; her holistic, comprehensive approach to business caught my attention right away. She is a wealth of knowledge and expertise. I would be happy to recommend her. Melany Goodhue, Pulse Wealth Management, Ottawa, Ontario
"Mary Pougnet has been an absolute pleasure to collaborate with."
"Mary has shown outstanding commitment to the client, dedication to the project and a willingness to go well above and beyond the parameters of a written scope of work. Mary was called upon to develop and deliver a series of training seminars for one of our clients, a national non-profit organization, delivering three seminars to various levels of the staff and management team."
"Mary’s positive energy and enthusiasm make her an engaging speaker. I look forward to collaborating with Mary again on future projects." Rudi Mangulabnan, CHRL, Ottawa, Ontario
"Mary is highly skilled and efficient … reliable, accurate, positive, honest and fun to work with."
"I appreciate the fantastic work she has done in organizing my finances. It is very comforting to know that she always has it handled and allows me to focus on creating new business, which has increased dramatically each year … I never knew keeping my finances in order could be so easy and convenient!"
"It’s so nice to be able to delegate a crucial aspect of my business management to someone who is so competent and reliable. A great investment made in my business!” Selena B., Collingwood, Ontario
“Mary came at a time of crisis for me ... "
"I was a new business owner and had no bookkeeping experience. I was absolutely not prepared to handle the bookkeeping side of things. Mary is professional, supportive and put my mind at ease immediately. She calmly came in, cleaned up months of receipts, income and expenses and came back to me with a clear view of how the business was doing."
"She spent countless hours going over everything with me and showing me where I can improve and change things for the following year. She’s a positive person to be around and her upbeat personality is wonderful.” K. Moore, Hanover, Ontario
“I’m really respecting your advice, thanks for helping and being so honest and encouraging. I like how you are clear that separating emotion from business is very important … eloquent and in depth.” P. Blais Toronto, Ontario
“Mary has always been very reliable, efficient, and conscientious and detail oriented. Her efforts have helped both my business and personal financial health thrive."
"I very much appreciate her take charge attitude, experience, knowledge and willingness to help. She takes her business seriously, but puts the client first. I also trust her implicitly. On a personal level she is always cheerful, friendly, enthusiastic and upbeat. Her positive nature is welcoming and makes her very easy to interact with." S. Robson, Meaford, Ont.
"I had the privilege of spending time and brainstorming with Mary on a team of business leaders and entrepreneurs from all over the world. On this team, Mary was an absolute standout and a world-class professional."
"I was so impressed by Mary's straight forward thinking, dynamic personal skills and her quality of efforts to get any job done. I would be honored to be on the same team with Mary again, and have hopes to do so again sometime in the future!" Jacqueline Coburn, San Juan Capistrano, California