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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..
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..