Akshit Shah

CPA, CA, CPA (New York)

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Akshit joined DJB as a US Tax Manager in the Burlington office in July 2021. Prior to DJB, Akshit worked in Rochester, New York for two years, gaining valuable experience in the food & beverage industry before moving to Toronto where he worked at a mid-size firm for four years, working as part of the cross-border tax team. Akshit specializes in US tax, cross-border individual tax, US trust/estate tax planning, and foreign reporting for US citizens living and working in Canada.

Akshit obtained his Honours Bachelor of Accounting (Co-op) degree from the Goodman School of Business, Brock University and graduated in 2014. He completed a six-month international business exchange program at Aston University in Birmingham, England as part of his undergraduate degree. Akshit received his US Certified Public Accounting (CPA) designation from the state of New York in 2017, followed by his Canadian CPA designation in 2018.

Akshit is always willing to help the community, currently he is a part-time volunteer at the Salvation Army. Akshit is a big sports enthusiast and loves watching soccer, cricket, and tennis. He is also keen on exploring new places, whether locally or internationally, with family and friends.