Author: David Chiang

Recap: 2017 Chapter Leaders Meeting

  CPABC held its annual Chapter Leaders Meeting in Vancouver on June 15th and 16th which brought together 27 chapter chairs, vice-chairs and Profession Development chairs representing 15 of CPABC’s 16 chapters from across the province.  The CPABC Prince George Chapter

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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 Twitter

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CPABC – CRA Liaison Meeting in Prince George

On February 23, 2017 the Fraser Valley and Northern Tax Services Office of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is hosting an informal liaison meeting with practitioners in Prince George. Public practice members are invited to meet senior CRA management and learn

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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 Peace Region Chapter board member Don McMillan (Chair) and Prince George Chapter board members Brian Young (Chair), Howard

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Peace Region Event Update: Louisiana Pacific Plant Tour a Success

  On April 6, 2016, twelve members of the CPABC Peace Region Chapter attended a tour of Louisiana Pacific Canada’s OSB Plant in Fort St. John with a Networking Event immediately following at Casey’s Pub.  The plant is the largest producer of oriented

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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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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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Update: CRA Liaison Meetings

CPABC and CRA jointly hosted a CRA Liaison Meeting in Prince George on February 18, 2016.  Over 40 tax practitioners attended these sessions with another 350 members attending other sessions in Kelowna, Surrey, Vancouver, and Victoria. These CRA Liaison Meetings are an excellent way

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

From all of us at CPABC and the Prince George and Peace Region Chapter Boards, 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

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