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2016 CPA Alberta Tax Clinic Program wrap-up

2016 CPA Alberta Tax Clinic Program wrap-up

This year’s CPA Alberta Tax Clinic Program was a resounding success! Tax Clinics see CPAs, CPA candidates and accounting students (under the watchful eye of a designated CPA) complete tax returns for less-fortunate Albertans. The clinics are held at, and at the request of, organizations such as senior homes and not-for-profit organizations. This ..
CPA Alberta receives SAIT President’s Partnership Award

CPA Alberta receives SAIT President’s Partnership Award

CPA Alberta has been recognized with the SAIT President’s Partnership Award. The award is given to companies or organizations who have a long-term commitment with SAIT and are dedicated to sharing its vision. For the past 20 years, CPA Alberta and its precursors have worked with SAIT to develop leading-edge accounting curriculum. “CPA Albe..
Registered charities and limited partnership holdings

Registered charities and limited partnership holdings

Budget 2015 introduced changes for registered charities concerning their partnership holdings. A registered charity can invest in limited partnerships and maintain its charitable status if it meets these conditions: the charity is a limited partner of the partnership; the charity—together with all non-arm’s length entities—holds 20% or less o..
What is “unprofessional conduct”?

What is “unprofessional conduct”?

As members of a self-regulated profession governed by the CPA Act, CPAs in Alberta are held to high standards of professional conduct, which protect the public interest and the integrity of the accounting profession...
Introducing Elevate 2016

Introducing Elevate 2016

Get ready for Elevate 2016: Celebrating Progress and Achievement! In 2016, CPA Alberta is drawing on some of the finest traditions of our past to create a new way of celebrating what we have achieved as a profession. This first annual celebration of the CPA profession brings together a number of premier events—including the inspiring first-ever C..