Category: CPABC

Community Service: Tax Clinic Volunteers

CPABC members can participate as a volunteer preparing tax returns or alternatively can request a free tax return preparation clinic, on behalf of a community organization, through the CRA’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP). When volunteering, here are three

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Join the Practitioners’ Forum

February 2018.  The Practitioners’ Forum – North Okanagan provides an opportunity for practitioners in small CPA firms to exchange information, share best practices, and strengthen professional alliances.  This Forum is supported by CPABC.  The agenda is pre-determined by the Forum’s members and

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Live Webinar: AgriStability Program January 17, 2018

The BC Ministry of Agriculture – AgriStability Program invites you to attend free web-based seminar on January 17th, 2018 from 10:00am to 12:00pm (eligible for two hours of verifiable CPD). Overview: On December 19, 2017, the BC Minister of Agriculture,

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Okanagan College Students Awarded 2017 Chapter Scholarships

Okanagan College has announced that four students have received CPA Education Foundation Awards. Christianne Edblad and Sydney Hofer received the CPABC Okanagan Chapter Award and were awarded $950 each.    The local chapter has funded this scholarship at Okanagan College through

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Supporting United Way

CPABC is committed to supporting the community and is proud to be part of the 2017 United Way Workplace Campaign. We invite CPABC members, students and candidates who may not have a campaign of their own to join to be

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Event Recap: Practitioner Forum (North Okanagan)

A dozen local practitioners attended the quarterly meeting of the Practitioners’ Forum – North Okanagan on September 14, 2017 which was held at the Phoenix Steakhouse in Vernon. The forum is open to all licensed practitioners in the Okanagan and meets for lunch

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Event Recap: Tax Consultations on Private Corporations

On July 18, 2017, federal finance minister Bill Morneau released a policy paper, “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations,” which outlined proposed legislative changes that are significant. The government allowed for a 75 day consultation period with comments requested by October

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Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations

Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations On September 11, CPABC will be hosting a roundtable consultation to discuss the policy paper, “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations,” which was released by the Government of Canada on July 18, 2017. Members in

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Event Recap: SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk

On September 10, 2017, eight members from the CPABC Okanagan Chapter joined thousands of others across the province in the Scotiabank & SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk.  Animal lovers from 30 different communities participated in this walk which is

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Single-day Registration Options: Fall Pacific Summit

Options to Suit your Schedule and CPD Requirements Single-day and single session registration options are now available for the Fall Pacific Summit in Kelowna. Whether you are interested in fulfilling your ethics requirements, hearing from the Summit’s inspiring keynotes, gaining

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