This isn‘t your typical
“suit and tie“ accounting firm.

D. Jae Gold Entertainment Accountants is Canada’s leading accounting practice serving the cultural industries. We offer a comprehensive range of financial services and represent some of the biggest personalities in radio, television, film, comedy and music.  

From in front of the camera or on stage, to behind the scenes, we specialize in it all. We don’t just take an interest in our clients’ bottom line, we also care about the industry and their creative projects.

Whether you're starting out in the world of entertainment or are "big in the business," our clients are equally valued. We stay in touch on an ongoing basis, not just at tax time. 

Why do we have a roster of some of Canada’s most successful entertainment people?

Simple. They trust us.



We understand every artist is different and has unique needs.

We work with our clients to provide overall tax saving strategies and full bookkeeping services to ensure the books and records are kept accurately.  

We determine the best business model for each client and monitor income, expenses and taxes to ensure its effectiveness. 

Our division also provides international tax planning for our Canadian clients working and touring in the U.S., as well as our U.S. clients working in Canada. We're equipped to assist music acts, stage productions and entertainers tour Canada on a tax-efficient basis.

Click here to download a helpful personal tax return checklist (requires Microsoft excel).


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Financial planning and
business advice

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Bookkeeping services

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Audited financial statements

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GST/HST preparation & returns

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FILM AND TV tax credits

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tour accounting & show settlements


At D. Jae Gold Entertainment Accountants your finances are a team effort. As well as accounting specialists and bookkeepers, our staff are also talented songwriters, singers, and guitar players.


D. Jae Gold, BA, CPA, CA, CFE


D. Jae Gold founded this firm in 1989. He specializes in all aspects of tax and accounting needs for the cultural industries. He is experienced in assisting in applications for film, TV and music grants and tax credits.  Jae advises Canadian artists going to the U.S. on the most tax efficient business model to operate. He can assist in filing Central Withholding Agreements, as well as assisting foreign acts tour Canada in a tax efficient manner.

With many clients in the music industry, Jae enjoys presenting at seminars and mentoring session within the industry, including the University of Toronto, Canadian Music Week, NXNE, Directors Guild of Canada and Canada's Music Incubator. Jae is an expert in educating clients in understanding the cash flow challenges of their business and how to make a living in the music industry, even though the digital revolution has changed everything. He regularly represents the national entertainment industry sector of the Canadian economy at Bank of Canada finance meetings, providing updates on how the film, TV, comedy and music industries are doing.

Jae is a member of The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Juno Awards), The Canadian Independent Music Association, Folk Music Ontario and Music Ontario. He also sits on the board for Humber College, Film TV and Comedy.  

When it comes to accounting, Jae's philosophy is, "We are in show business; the show happens in front of the curtain, and the business behind it - we take care of it!”

Sondra Gold, BA, CPA, CA


Sondra Gold's focus is serving small businesses in the cultural industry in all aspects of bookkeeping and business management. She specializes in tax planning for individuals, as well as government audits and dissolutions. Sondra is on the board of advisors of Alpha Woman. A company that celebrates fierce, strong woman who are determined to be the next leaders and to educate and empower woman in the cannabis space.   

Sondra takes the time to get to know clients as artists, supporting their creative endeavors, in addition to taking care of their tax dollars.  Sondra studied accounting at York University and worked at a major accounting firm in Toronto before joining D. Jae Gold Entertainment Accountants.  She is also a talented singer and musical theatre performer.

Jie Li, B Math


Jie Li specializes in tax planning for individuals, as well as payroll and government audits. She enjoys working with individuals to help them increase their business wealth and helping corporations with their accounting and payroll needs. Jie loves to read when she is not in the office.