Apply for Exemption When Volunteering at Tax Clinics

When volunteering to prepare tax returns for low-income taxpayers at an organized tax clinic in BC, members need to apply for the exemption from licensing if you are: • employed in industry, government, and other sectors outside of public practice;

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CPA Education Foundation Bursaries

The CPA Education Foundation of BC (CPAEF) offers a bursary program for students taking preparatory courses and CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) students. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2017. To find out more, please visit the CPAEF website under the “Helping Students” tab.  

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Free Networking, Social & General Meeting Event

November 16, 2016 Join us as we host a combined Networking, Social and General Meeting Event on November 16th, 2016. CPABC’s Kootenay East Chapter members play an important role in furthering our Chapter’s objectives. We want to provide you with

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2016 Member Engagement Tour Update

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 over 45 members and students attended the Member Engagement Tour (MET) at the Heritage Inn in Cranbrook. CPA Members and Students attended the MET to  listen to Richard Rees, FCPA, FCA, CEO  of CPABC provide

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2016 Member Engagement Tour

Cranbrook – October 18, 2016 Members, students and candidates are invited to attend a special presentation with CPABC’s CEO Richard Rees, FCPA, FCA and other members of the senior leadership as they update members and students on the accounting profession

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Update: 2016 Chapter Leaders Meeting

CPABC hosted its annual 2016 Chapter Leaders Meeting in Vancouver on June 2 and 3.  Thirty chapter chairs, vice-chairs, and PD chairs from 15 chapters were in attendance including Kootenay East Chapter board member Al Paetz.   The meeting was an opportunity for

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Get your verifiable PD

Get your verifiable PD requirements out of the way and enjoy your summer! Click here to access Free Web-Based PD Seminars that you can take anytime, anywhere, at your own convenience… Topics include: ·         CPABC Regulatory Update ·         An Update

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CPA Education Foundation Bursaries

The CPA Education Foundation of BC (CPAEF) has announced a refreshed bursary program for CPA PREP and CPA PEP students. Deadline for applications is August 15, 2016. To find out more, please visit the CPAEF website under the “Helping Students”

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First Annual COIN High School Competition

The first annual CPABC COIN Competition is now accepting registrations. BC high school students are eligible to participate and show off their accounting acumen. The COIN competition consists of a 75 question multiple choice exam, focusing on introductory accounting concepts,

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Public Service – Elections Canada

Elections Canada is encouraging tax preparers to discuss with their client’s the importance of consenting to share contact information, such as name, address, birth date and citizenship, with Elections Canada in order to have a more complete and accurate voters list.

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