Category: community

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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November Is National Financial Literacy Month

Spread the word about our free financial literacy sessions. CPABC members can play an important role in advancing financial literacy by encouraging local schools, libraries, communities, and companies to host free 60-minute financial literacy sessions. CPA Canada has developed resources

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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: Catfight ends with Ticats beating Lions

On September 22, 2017, over 100 CPABC members, students, candidates and their guests came out to watch the BC Lions take on the Hamilton Tigercats. Both teams entered BC Place Stadium with lukewarm win-loss statistics making this an important game

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Community Service: BC Wildfire Assistance

Small Business BC (SBBC) is seeking CPAs licensed in public practice to respond to phone calls from small business owners who have been impacted by BC wildfires to discuss accounting and business continuity issues. SBBC will handle signups and bookings

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CPABC Member Recognition Program: Nominations Close September 15

CPABC’s annual Member Recognition Program recognizes the achievements and shares the esteem that individual members bring to CPA, the accounting profession, and our communities. Award recipients exemplify the best attributes of chartered professional accountants: leadership, expertise, innovative thinking, integrity, and

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Community Event: Canada Day/Riverside Village

June 30 – July 2, 2017 CPABC’s Richmond/South Delta chapter is seeking enthusiastic CPA members and students to volunteer for the 2017 Ships to Shore event which is being held in Steveston Village, Richmond, from Friday June 30th – Sunday

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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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Community Event: Volunteering at Ships to Shore King of the Sea

May 5-7, 2017 Come be a part of the City of Richmond’s Canada 150 festivities by volunteering at the Ships to Shore King of the Sea 2017 festival. Our friends at the Community Services Division from the City of Richmond

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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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