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The Foundation launches phase two of the No Limits initiative

The Foundation launches phase two of the No Limits initiative

The CPA Education Foundation will be rolling out the second phase of its No Limits fundraising initiative, starting in September. This second phase will carry on the Foundation’s mission of supporting business and accounting education in Alberta by connecting aspiring Indigenous business professionals with the CPA profession. The initial fundrais..
Recognizing long-serving members of the profession

Recognizing long-serving members of the profession

CPA Alberta is pleased to honour the 40-, 50-, and 60-year milestones of our long-term members. You are invited to come celebrate exceptional long-serving Alberta CPAs and help toast their achievements and contributions to the profession at our annual member recognition event. Tickets are $75 each + GST. Calgary September 21 Fairmont Palliser | Al..
Reminder: CPA Alberta Board Vote

Reminder: CPA Alberta Board Vote

Don’t forget to have your voice heard by casting your vote in the upcoming 2017 CPA Alberta Board election. This year’s vote will fill three positions on the CPA Alberta Board. This year, there are a total of 11 talented candidates to choose from. Their candidate profiles can be read here. Ballots must be received by CPA Alberta no later than ..
2017 CPA Alberta CEO Town Halls

2017 CPA Alberta CEO Town Halls

Throughout the month of September, CPA Alberta CEO Rachel Miller FCPA, FCA will be speaking at a series of town halls across Alberta. Rachel will provide updates about CPA Alberta and the accounting profession, as well as a look ahead at the coming years with an overview of CPA Alberta’s new five-year strategic plan. Attendees will also have the ..
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” ..
Reminder: The CPA Alberta Board nomination deadline is August 4

Reminder: The CPA Alberta Board nomination deadline is August 4

This is a friendly reminder that the deadline to submit nominations for election to the CPA Alberta Board is 4:30 pm on Friday, August 4. 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..
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..