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An important change to form RC59 as of May 15

An important change to form RC59 as of May 15

Do you use form RC59, Business Consent, to get online access to your business clients’ information in Represent a Client? If you do, here are three important things you should know: After May 15, to request online access to tax information for a business, you will need to complete the authorization request in Represent a Client. Form RC59 wil..
Announcing the 2017 CPA Alberta Achievement Awards

Announcing the 2017 CPA Alberta Achievement Awards

CPA Alberta is pleased to announce the 2017 Achievement Award recipients. These exceptional individuals embody the core principles of the CPA profession: integrity, expertise, and commitment, and their activities and accomplishments bring honour to the profession and strengthen the reputation of all CPAs. Congratulations to all 2017 recipients! If ..
Standards: Practitioner Resources & Alberta Carbon Tax Resources

Standards: Practitioner Resources & Alberta Carbon Tax Resources

There are a number of useful resources available that beneficial to practitioners and those impacted by the recently implemented Alberta Carbon Tax.  The following is a condensed list of some of these resources, containing direct links to forms, guides, etc.  The original source of this information can be found in the “Risk and Reputation..
Elevate 2017 sponsorship opportunities now available

Elevate 2017 sponsorship opportunities now available

The inaugural Elevate 2016: Celebrating Progress and Achievement was attended by over 3,100 Chartered Professional Accountants, and post-event feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Building on this success, Elevate 2017 will once again bring together the profession’s top events into a week-long event, while introducing new ones to the schedule. F..
Strengthening CPA Alberta Leadership

Strengthening CPA Alberta Leadership

The staff at CPA Alberta is made up of a diverse group of professionals with a variety of educational backgrounds and career skills, all working to ensure CPA Alberta meets its mandate of protecting the public interest and promoting the value of the CPA designation. The leadership team of CPA Alberta has recently welcomed two new members: Chief Ope..
2017 Impact Award: nominate someone who stands out from the crowd

2017 Impact Award: nominate someone who stands out from the crowd

Awarded annually and presented by the CPA Education Foundation, the Impact Award honours an individual for his/her contributions to the work and goals of the Foundation. The deadline to nominate a 2017 Impact Award recipient is April 14, 2017. The recipient will receive his or her award in June. In order to qualify, the nominee must meet the foll..
Exclusive home and auto insurance offer for CPAs

Exclusive home and auto insurance offer for CPAs

CPA Insurance Plans West offers insurance products exclusively for CPAs and CPA firms. CPA Insurance Plans West recently announced it has switched to a new provider for home and auto insurance, The Personal Insurance Company, and is pleased to offer Alberta CPAs the chance to save on insurance through the new CPA Insurance Plans West Home and Auto ..