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Join the Practitioners’ Forum – May

May 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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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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Chapter PD: KPMG Personal Tax Update

February 21, 2018 CPABC’s Okanagan Chapter invites you to join us on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at the KPMG office for a one hour Personal Tax Update Seminar for the 2017 income tax returns. We will be offering a morning

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CRA liaison meeting in Kelowna on February 15, 2018

CRA liaison meeting in Kelowna on February 15, 2018 The Southern Interior Tax Services Office of the Canada Revenue Agency is hosting an informal liaison meeting with public practitioners in Kelowna. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet senior management,

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UBC|Okanagan Donor Appreciation Event

UBC|Okanagan hosted a reception on January 23, 2018 to honour donors of student awards which was held in the University Centre Ballroom at the UBC|Okanagan campus in Kelowna. The reception provided a wonderful opportunity for donors to meet UBC|Okanagan students who have benefited from

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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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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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