Category: CPABC

Chapter Events Update

In these uncertain times, CPABC is concerned about the health and wellness of our members, students and candidates. Consequently, all local chapter events, which include chapter PD, social networking, community engagement and student/candidate events, are on hold until further notice.

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Practitioner Forum Meeting – Vernon and Kelowna

September 2020 (TBD) – Kelowna June 19, 2020 (Online) –  Vernon   There are two Practitioners’ Forums which meet in Kelowna and Vernon on a regular basis to discuss practice management, emerging issues (such as standards) and to share resources available

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A Year Ago…. the Chapter Hosted the Annual Golf Tournament

What were we doing a year ago? In the summer of 2019, the CPABC Okanagan Chapter hosted their fifth annual golf tournament in June and also co-hosted the inaugural CPABC Member Showcase event in July. Over 50 attendees came out

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Virtual Online PD – Available Anytime, Anywhere

In addition to social networking, community outreach, and student/candidate engagement, Chapters have played an important role in local professional development. Under present conditions, it is not possible to host in-person events.  However, there are many opportunities for members to attend

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Giving back: volunteer at virtual tax clinics

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community during this pandemic? Many seniors, new immigrants, and low-income Canadians need to complete income tax returns to qualify for the various tax credits and benefits offered by the

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COVID-19 Resources

CPABC has a webportal containing updates and resources on COVID-19 issues and impacts. This site provides curated links and articles relevant for members and covers: Tax and Benefits, Public Practice Guidance, General Business Resources, and Health and Mental Wellness resources.

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Practitioners’ Forum Meetings – Kelowna & Vernon

January 14, 2020 – Kelowna March 4, 2020 –  Vernon There are two Practitioners’ Forums which meet in Kelowna and Vernon on a quarterly basis to discuss practice management, emerging issues (such as standards) and to share resources available to practitioners.

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Licensed public practitioners Invited to CRA liaison meeting

CPABC has organised a practitioners’ liaison meeting with the Canada Revenue Agency in Kelowna on January 30, 2020. Members licensed for public practice are invited to meet some of the senior staff at the local tax service office and listen

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Help Others by Volunteering to Prepare Low-Income Tax Returns

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Many seniors, new immigrants, and low-income Canadians don’t know that they need to complete income tax returns to qualify for the various tax credits offered by the government.

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Recap: Local Okanagan College Students Receive CPABC Chapter Scholarships

Okanagan College Foundation hosted their annual Kelowna Campus Awards Reception on November 21, 2019 in the Atrium at the Centre for Learning. CPAEF Governor Maxine DeHart, who is also a Kelowna City Councillor, was in attendance to represent the CPA

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