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Roundtable Consultations: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations

Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations On September 7, 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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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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Chapter Award at SFU Announced

Simon Fraser University has announced that Chirag Patel has received the CPABC Surrey/Langley/N. Delta Chapter Award in Accounting ($1500).  This award is funded through 2021/2022 by the generosity of Chapter members and recognizes a full time student in the Beedie School of

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Regional Check-Up 2017

Southwest BC economy trends positive The Mainland/Southwest Development Region (Southwest BC) enjoyed a stunning year of economic growth in 2016, due to the following: 1. Southwest BC’s vibrant service sector helped pushed employment to a record of 1.54 million positions

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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 Surrey/Langley/N.Delta Chapter reps were Carl Markwart,

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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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CPABC CRA Liaison Meeting in Surrey

Members in public practice in Surrey will have received an invitation to attend the 2017 CRA liaison meeting in Surrey on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.  This annual event is an opportunity to meet senior CRA management and learn about the latest services and

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Event Recap: Nightshift Street Ministries

On January 28, 2017, eight members from the CPABC Surrey/Langley/N. Delta Chapter spent the evening  serving food and providing companionship at the Nightshift Street Ministries Society (http://nightshiftministries.org/).  Nightshift Ministries provides clothing, counselling, education and transitional housing to vulnerable, addicted and homeless

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Event Update: Surrey Food Bank

Ten members and students from the CPABC Surrey Langley N.Delta chapter volunteered at the Surrey Food Bank on September 16, 2016 alongside an equal number of local real estate agents from Re/max. Together, these volunteers served over 300 clients who

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Call for nominations – Member Recognition Awards 2016

We are inviting all Chapter Members to submit names for the 2016 Member Recognition Awards. The deadline for nomination is Thursday, September 15, 2016. Nominate the deserving members by forwarding their information to Sandy Parcher at  SParcher@bccpa.ca. Along with your nomination,

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