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Canada-BC Job Grant Info Session

Information breakfast session November 28, 2017. Small Business BC (SBBC) extends an invitation to CPABC members owning a small business, including those who operate their own public practice firm, to attend a free information session to learn whether you may be eligible for government grants

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Practitioner Forum Meeting in November

November 9, 2017.  The Practitioners’ Forum – Surrey provides an opportunity for practitioners and firm employees 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

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Recap: Friday Fun Night Horse Racing Event

The October 20th, 2017 Chapter Friday Fun Night event was a great success! Over 50 CPA members, students, candidates along with their guests came out for this unique CPABC Surrey/Langley/North Delta Chapter event.  Attendees enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner at

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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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