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Finding your firm’s fit

Finding your firm’s fit

Effective October 1, 2017, Professional Accounting Firms (PAF) will be registered with CPA Alberta in a new way. The Varied Registration Model will provide increased clarity for clients and prospective clients on the types of services that a PAF can perform. This new model will move from PAF’s being registered on a “restrictions” ..
2017 CPA Alberta Board nominations

2017 CPA Alberta Board nominations

CPA Alberta Board nominations are now open for 2017. Let your name stand for election to the CPA Alberta Board! Ideal candidates would be engaged members who bring a broad range of relevant experience, reflect the diversity of the membership and possess a demonstrated ability to make a significant contribution at the Board level. It’s your chance..
CRA and country-by-country reporting

CRA and country-by-country reporting

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) recently shared an advisory that it is using country-by-country reporting to more effectively identify Transfer Pricing and Profit Shifting Risks. It is working with international partners, including a recent agreement with the U.S., to improve global tax transparency and address income tax base erosion and profit sh..
Standards feedback: have your say!

Standards feedback: have your say!

There are a number of accounting standards that Alberta CPAs may be interested in providing their perspective on: Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) Roundtable on How to Improve Disclosures in IFRS Financial Statements: Register to attend the AcSB’s roundtable discussion to share your views on the IASB’s Discussion Paper on the Principl..
That’s a wrap! Saying goodbye to Elevate 2017!

That’s a wrap! Saying goodbye to Elevate 2017!

Thank you for your support in making Elevate 2017: Celebrating Progress and Achievement a resounding success! The second annual celebration of the CPA profession in Alberta took place from May 27 to June 3 and brought almost 1,950 attendees from across the province together to celebrate, connect, and learn. It was a memorable and fun week that allo..
Alberta CPAs honoured

Alberta CPAs honoured

Three Alberta CPAs have recently been recognized for their work in strengthening communities and the important institutions in Alberta. Steve Allan FCPA, FCA, of Calgary, is being honoured with the Alberta Order of Excellence. The Order is the province’s highest honour that can be bestowed upon a citizen, and is an official part of the Canadian H..
2017 Tax Clinic Program most successful to date

2017 Tax Clinic Program most successful to date

Each year Alberta CPAs, candidates, and students cvolunteer to help low-income Albertans complete their tax returns free of charge. The CPA Alberta Tax Clinic Program holds clinics in Edmonton, Calgary and surrounding communities in co-operation with seniors’ homes, community centres, and other not-for-profit agencies. The 2017 clinics wrappe..
Manage your email inbox: personalize content from CPA Canada

Manage your email inbox: personalize content from CPA Canada

A friendly reminder that CPA Canada’s communication preference centre lets you select topics and interests you want, and control how you receive communications from CPA Canada. Get only the content you want! CPA Canada has a wealth of research, products, and services that can enhance your career and bring leading-edge news and information str..
5 reasons to attend Elevate 2017

5 reasons to attend Elevate 2017

The deadline for Elevate 2017 is quickly approaching. Join the festivities and take part in some of the profession’s finest traditions. Here are five reasons to not miss the May 19 registration deadline, and join the celebration from May 27 –  June 3. Earn PD Hours in a fun, informative environment. Change and disruption are a common..