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Lyette Obonsawin

CPA, CA, Senior Manager Tel: 416.256.4000 Ext: 301


Lyette Obonsawin has over 25 years of experience providing accounting, assurance and taxation services in a wide range of industries including international logistics, investment banking, vehicle financing, health care services, real estate, insurance restoration and engineering services.  Lyette has a passion for solving problems, she focuses on the needs of her clients.  In addition to annual compliance, she provides consulting services, corporate and personal income tax planning, corporate re-organizations, and succession and estate planning.

Lyette is an active volunteer in both her profession and local community.  She has participated in CPA Canada’s initiatives in Financial Literacy and Mentorship, and CPA Ontario’s Tax Preparation Assistance Program as well as being an executive member in support of several community organizations.  Lyette is a founding member of both the Women’s Initiative Network at Zeifmans and the Zeifmans Toastmaster Club.


  • In-Depth Tax Course, CPA Canada
  • In-Depth Brokers and Investment Dealers, CPA Canada
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant), CPA Ontario
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Co-op), Wilfrid Laurier University

Areas of Specialization

  • Accounting and Assurance
  • Taxation
  • Estate & succession planning
  • Family Business
  • Wealth management advisory services
  • Matrimonial dispute resolution
  • Family business issues consulting

Industry Experience

  • Real Estate
  • Owner-managed businesses
  • High net worth individuals and families
  • Legal, medical and other professional services
  • Financial services
  • Privately-held small & medium sized businesses
  • Transportation & logistics
  • Insurance restoration
  • Engineering professionals & construction
  • Retail
  • Medical professionals
  • Machine tooling