» About SCF-UPA 

UPA’s accounting and tax services (SCF-UPA) work closely with certified public accountant (CPA) firms that have extensive agriculture expertise. These firms offer a range of services to meet your needs, including accounting, tax, financial advice and specialized management. Nearly 12,000 businesses benefit from these services.

Whether you are starting, growing or transferring a farm business, it’s a good idea to talk to a tax specialist to help you navigate the often complex rules you’ll need to follow. Getting a handle on the various tax-related concerns will enable you to make informed fiscal and financial decisions, including on the following issues:

The legal structure of your farm business and your tax status as a farmer include the following elements: 


  • Income Income types and how they differ
  • Definition of farm income
  • Fiscal year

Business accounting

  • Definition of bookkeeping
  • Minimum bookkeeping requirements
  • Customized accounting methods
  • Recommended management practices for reducing the tax you pay

Applicable tax rules

  • Eligibility for different tax programs
  • Tax obligations
  • Business sale
  • Tax perks for women farmers

Legal impacts of matrimonial regimes on businesses

  • Agreements between shareholders
  • Wills

To arrange a meeting with one of our accountants or tax specialists, simply complete our online form We will get in touch with you to book an appointment.  

For further information, contact:

Diana Toffa, Project Officer
514 431-3756 | dtoffa@upa.qc.ca