Category: community

Local VIU Students Receive Scholarship Awards

Vancouver Island University (VIU) has announced the 2019/20 recipients of the CPA Education Foundation of BC (CPAEF) Awards.  These $1,000 scholarships are awarded to accounting students who have contributed to their community and who have the intent to pursue the

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Giving back: volunteer at virtual tax clinics

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community during this pandemic? Many seniors, new immigrants, and low-income Canadians need to complete income tax returns to qualify for the various tax credits and benefits offered by the

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A Round of Applause for CPABC’s Volunteers!

A Round of Applause for CPABC’s Volunteers! Plus: How you can get involved Every year, Canada’s National Volunteer Week campaign celebrates community volunteers across the country, acknowledging their commitment, dedication, and selflessness. Themed “It’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers,”

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Recap: 2019 MET Tour in Nanaimo and Campbell River

On November 14 and 15, 2019, the CPABC Upper Vancouver Island Chapter hosted the annual Member Engagement Tour (MET) in Nanaimo at the Nanaimo Golf Course and Campbell River at the Anchor Inn & Suites. Over 100 CPAs were in

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Call for Volunteers to Prepare Tax Returns – Tofino, Ahousaht and Hot Springs Cove

March 25-29, 2019 The Canada Revenue Agency Regional Outreach Program is looking for CPA volunteers through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Program (CVITP) for clinics in Tofino, Ahousaht and Hot Springs Cover from March 25 to 29, 2019. If

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Help Others by Volunteering to Prepare Low-Income Tax Returns

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Many seniors, new immigrants, and low-income Canadians don’t know that they need to complete income tax returns to qualify for the various tax credits offered by the government.

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Request a Financial Literacy Session in your Community Today

Be the CPA that connects your community to Financial Literacy. Here’s how you can make that happen through CPA Canada’s FinLit programs. The mission of this program is to deliver unbiased financial literacy education and information to Canadians to improve

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CRA Consultation: Serving you Better

September 26, 2018 On September 26, 2018, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will be engaging CPAs through a Serving You Better consultation in Victoria at the Victoria Conference Centre from 3:00PM – 5:00PM. This consultation intended to help the CRA better

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CPABC Member Recognition Program: Nominations Close September 14

CPABC Member Recognition Program 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,

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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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