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CPABC Member Recognition Program: Nominations Close September 15

CPABC’s annual Member Recognition Program recognizes the achievements and shares the esteem that individual members bring to CPA, the accounting profession, and our communities. Award recipients exemplify the best attributes of chartered professional accountants: leadership, expertise, innovative thinking, integrity, and

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Happy Canada150!

  Canada 150: #CPAproud As detailed in the March/April and May/June 2017 issues of CPABC in Focus, CPA Canada is currently running a #CPAproud campaign that coincides with Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations , and CPABC is supporting this campaign with a

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Recap: 2016 Member Engagement Tour in Nelson

The Kootenay West Chapter Member Engagement Tour (MET) was held at the Best Western in Nelson on Monday, October 17th, 2016.  Approximately 30 members attended to get an update on the accounting profession in BC.  Members had an opportunity to

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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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Community: Tax Clinic Volunteers

Tax Clinic Volunteers Needed.    The preparation of tax returns for members of the public requires a public practice license.  However, there is an exemption from licensure when a member is preparing tax returns in a volunteer tax clinic provided

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

From all of us at CPABC and the Kootenay West Chapter Board, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please join us for upcoming events and connect with your fellow CPAs and CPA students.

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The CPABC Member Recognition Program

The CPABC Member Recognition Program Exceptional volunteerism and career achievement—both in the community and within the profession—is something all three legacy bodies recognized and celebrated. Building on these traditions, we are proud to launch the CPABC Member Recognition Program, which

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Update: Golf and Dinner Event

The chapter held a golf and dinner event on Thursday June 18, 2015 at the Little Bear Golf course – an executive par 3 course located in sunny Ootishchenia, Castlegar.   Nine members came out to golf with ten more joining

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Chapter Challenge: Spot the Pros

CPABC is upping the ante. We’ve expanded our Spot the Pros social media challenge to promote the national Need A Pro advertising campaign. And we’re not just judging (and rewarding) individual members for the best tweets, photos, and posts, we’re

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