Rick Bassett

Tax Principal


An image of Rick Bassett in the St. Catharines office of DDL & Co.

DDL & Co. Area of Specialty

Tax, estate, succession and financial planning Р45 years of experience 

What do you enjoy most about working at DDL & Co. in St. Catharines?

Mostly the challenges and the people – every set of client circumstances present a different array of opportunities. And interacting with both the clients and the staff is always an enjoyable experience.

Why did you choose an accounting career?

Have always enjoyed providing answers and clarity to clients, in solving their tax and financial planning related questions. Also, thrive on the opportunity to apply creativity in constructing effective structures for clients’ estate planning needs.

Inspirational quote(s) or idea(s) you live by:

“Always give more than you take!
Be open to new possibilities – think outside the box!”

Favourite Hobbies:

Golf, curling, tennis and travelling to new destinations.

Favourite chocolate bar:

Coffee Crisp because it tastes good.

Favourite show:

I enjoy watching most sports, especially at playoff time. Sports provide a distraction and are a kind of a get-a-way from the normal day-to-day.