Standards

Survey: AcSB Priorities for Part II of the Handook

Survey: AcSB Priorities for Part II of the Handook

Put your voice forward! Do you or your clients use the private enterprise standards in Part II of the CPA Canada Handbook directly, or via the not-for-profit standards in Part III? Here’s your opportunity to influence the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) on which topics to prioritize in determining if and when to undertake Part II projects. Comp..
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” ..
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..
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..
AASOC and the Public Interest

AASOC and the Public Interest

What does the term “public interest” mean to the Auditing and Assurance Standards Oversight Council (AASOC)? In a new paper released in August 2016, they clarify and expand on their responsibility to be satisfied that the standard-setting process is appropriate and responsive to the public interest. A few of the key points outlined in t..
CRA changes affecting your GST/HST return

CRA changes affecting your GST/HST return

New reporting lines on Form GST34-3, Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) Electronic Filing Information As part of its ongoing effort to better serve businesses and simplify its electronic services, starting May 16, 2016, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) changed the way business can report different types of income on line 101 of th..