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Event Recap: Accountants for Sustainability (A4S)

On September 7, 2017, Her Honor Judith Guichon, Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, hosted a celebration at Government House to acknowledge the contribution of the Prince of Wales’ Charities and Accountants for Sustainability Canada (A4S). CPA Canada, in collaboration with CPABC,

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Event Recap: Tax Consultations on Private Corporations

On July 18, 2017, federal finance minister Bill Morneau released a policy paper, “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations,” which outlined proposed legislative changes that are significant. The government allowed for a 75 day consultation period with comments requested by October

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Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations

Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations On September 6, 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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Regional Check-Up 2017

 A bright spot in BC’s economy Along with Southwest BC, the Vancouver Island/Coast Development Region was the other bright spot in BC’s economy in 2016, and it is expected to grow in 2017: 1. The region added 9,200 jobs in

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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 Victoria Chapter reps were Aureleo

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Chapter Supports Camosun Students

Camosun College held their annual School of Business awards ceremony on June 13, 2017 in the Trades Education and Innovation Building at the Interurban Campus in Victoria, BC. The event was emceed by Richard Stride, Dean of the School of

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Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer

CPABC and the Victoria/SVI Chapter are pleased to support the BC Prostate Cancer Foundation as a bronze level sponsor of the 2017 Father’s Day Walk Run on June 18, 2017. There will be simultaneous runs occurring in Burnaby, Chilliwack, Kamloops, Kelowna and Victoria. 

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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 Victoria

Members in public practice on Vancouver Island will be receiving an invitation to attend the 2017 CRA liaison meeting in Victoria on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  This annual event is an opportunity to meet senior CRA management and learn about the latest services and initiatives from

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2016 Member Engagement Tour Update

On October 26, 2016 over 250 members and  students attended the  Member Engagement Tour (MET)  breakfast held at the Office of the Auditor General,  luncheon held at Harbour Towers in Victoria, and dinner at The Ramada in Duncan to listen to

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