COVID-19 Resources

CPABC has a webportal containing updates and resources on COVID-19 issues and impacts. This site provides curated links and articles relevant for members and covers: Tax and Benefits, Public Practice Guidance, General Business Resources, and Health and Mental Wellness resources.

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CANCELLED: CPABC Victoria/SVI Chapter and FMI Professional Development Workshop May 20-21, 2020

Given the developments and guidance with respect to COVID-19, the planning committee for the CPABC Victoria/SVI Chapter /FMI Joint Professional Workshop has decided to cancel this year’s joint PD event originally scheduled in May. From the news about COVID-19, it’s

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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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CPABC Victoria/SVI Chapter Recognized by Camosun College

On February 13, 2020, the CPABC Victoria/SVI Chapter was recognized for its long and sustained support of Camosun College. Sherri Bell, Camosun’s President and CEO, and Jeety Bhalla CPA CA, chair of Camosun Foundation, presented the chapter  with a certificate of

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Recap: CPABC Victoria/SVI Chapter Rings in the Year of the Rat

On February 13, 2020, the CPABC Victoria/SVI Chapter hosted their annual Chinese New Year dinner to celebrate the start of the Chinese zodiac with the Year of the Rat. This long-standing and much anticipated social networking event brought together local

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Chinese New Year & Silent Auction

February 13, 2020 You’re invited to our Annual Chinese New Year Celebration & CPA Camosun Endowment Fundraiser on February 13, 2020. This is a popular local chapter event that sells out quickly that includes a delicious multi course dinner. Our

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Licensed public practitioners Invited to CRA liaison meeting

CPABC has organised a practitioners’ liaison meeting with the Canada Revenue Agency in Victoria on January 28, 2020. Members licensed for public practice are invited to meet some of the senior staff at the local tax service office and listen

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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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Recap: Community Volunteer Income Tax Program Info Session

CPABC recently hosted two outreach events for members interested in volunteering their services.  The first was held in Vancouver on January 23, 2020 followed by another in Victoria on January 27, 2020.  Over 110 members attended these sessions to hear

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Info Session: Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

January 27, 2020 Are you willing to lend a hand to help seniors, newcomers to Canada, and low-income Canadians qualify for the various tax credits available? Become a CVITP Volunteer: For those on modest incomes, failing to file a tax

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