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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2016 Member Engagement Tour Update

On October 3, 2016 over 40 CPA members, students and candidates attended the  Member Engagement Tours (MET) held in Terrace and in Smithers to listen to Richard Rees, FCPA FCA, CEO of CPABC  provide an update on the profession in

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2016 Member Engagement Tour – Smithers & Terrace

October 3, 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 in BC.

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Chapter Luncheon in Prince Rupert

September 30, 2016 Please join us for a Chapter Luncheon in Prince Rupert on Friday, September 30, 2016. Come connect and network with your fellow CPAs over a delicious lunch and let us know of any social events or PD

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CPABC PD: Income Tax Update – Smithers

OVERVIEW Providing a detailed summary of tax law changes in the past year, this seminar examines current changes and relevant issues in taxation that affect individuals and most businesses in the private sector. Learn how the current levels of tax

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CPABC PD: Ethics 24/7 for CPAs

OVERVIEW This course will focus on ethical leadership and decision-making in the current business environment, enabling you to avoid and minimize ethical issues while in service to employers, clients, and the public. WHO SHOULD ATTEND All CPAs who would like

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Local Member Crystal Sawatzky Featured in Northern View

Local member and Chapter Vice-Chair Crystal Sawatzky was recently profiled in an article which appeared in the Northern View.  Its a wonderful article about how she made her way to Prince Rupert, stayed and now calls it Home. Click here to

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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 Pacific Northwest Chapter board member Khalie Genereaux (Chair) . The meeting was an opportunity for leaders to

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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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