Steve Lowden is a Senior Tax Manager at Vine and Partners LLP. He joined the team in 2018 bringing Big Four and mid-size public accounting tax experience as well as having held a variety of tax-related positions in industry. Steve is focused on ensuring that corporate, personal and trust tax returns have been prepared in a way that is accurate and to the best advantage of our clients. He is always looking for ways to attain the best tax result in a given situation, and to identify opportunities for future tax optimization.
Steve graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1978 and attained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1980. He completed Parts I, II and III of the CICA In-Depth Tax Course over the period 1985-1988 and the CICA CFO and Beyond program in 1999.
Outside of the office, Steve is a member of the Dofasco Male Chorus and uses his financial skills as a member of the Audit Committee of a major national religious charity organization. He also enjoys spending time with his friends and family in the Hamilton area.
Vine and Partners provides the knowledge and experience for all accounting and bookkeeping related services. Our Accounting Support Services division has friendly technicians ensuring all records are accurate and client expectations are exceeded.
Whether you are planning to sell, merge, finance or grow through acquisition, the Chartered Business Valuators at Vine have the industry experience and specialized training to expertly value your business and to provide you with the market insight needed to gain an invaluable advantage during important negotiations.
The magnitude of wealth is not determined by what people make, but rather by what they keep. Vine and Partners specialize in helping our clientele preserve and transfer wealth through effective personal tax and estate planning.
Small business is the backbone of the Canadian economy, but experts say that small business owners rarely pay enough attention to business transition planning. In fact, without a transition plan in place, many businesses close instead of being sold or passed on to the next generation.