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How CPAs can lead corporate Canada in Indigenous reconciliation

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #92 invokes corporate Canada to prioritize genuine consultation and respectful dialogue with Indigenous peoples. Pivot spoke with experts to explore its impact and future, including...

4 ways to grow your business

From increasing market share to diversifying your offerings, here are different routes to take when expanding your company.

Capital gains motion provides guidance, but does not alleviate some concerns

With just weeks before the upcoming capital gains change, Ottawa offers a look at what’s to come. Here’s a quick rundown of important highlights for CPAs.

Repairing tax law on the fly is never a good idea

The government essentially beta-tested some new tax rules. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.

Indigenous knowledge and practices essential to ESG, expert says

CPA Scott Munro explains how some of the answers to our current-day problems are found in traditional practices from our past that are now slowly being reclaimed.

6 mistakes to avoid when recruiting employees

To help you avoid that kind of trouble, BDC Business Advisor Michelle Feder, an HR expert, identified the six mistakes to avoid when recruiting employees.

Being your true self in the workplace optimizes your potential

Three CPAs from the LGBTQ2SIA+ community share their professional journey and how the profession has progressed in terms of diversity and inclusion.

Financial Exploitation of Older Adults: "The invisible crime of the 21st century"

FCNB's new e-learning module, Financial Exploitation of Older Adults: The invisible crime of the 21st century, is a FREE 60-minute online, self-paced course, intended to arm you with the tools and resources needed to help protect those you work with.

Survey: AASB Consultation Paper – 2026-2029 Strategic Plan

The AASB is seeking your input to shape its 2026-2029 Strategic Plan. Respond to our survey and help us set the future direction of our work.

Canada’s Decision to Not Adopt the International Standard for Audits of Less Complex Entities

In September 2023, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) approved a new stand-alone standard for audits of less complex entities: the International Standard on Auditing (ISA) for Audits of Financial Statements of LCE.

How cutting-edge software helps CPAs deliver exceptional client experiences

Sage for Accountants integrates payroll, tax and advisory services all in one convenient place.

Hire and Retain the Best Employees: A guide for entrepreneurs

Get key insights into how to develop and enhance your HR policies and processes to recruit top talent and retain skilled employees for your business.

Internal communications: How to do it effectively

From hallway conversations to the president’s year-end speech, internal communications help keep everyone on board and informed.

The new comprehensive series on AI's evolution

CPA Canada’s new three-part series aims to strike a balance of innovation with ethical responsibility when it comes to Artificial Intelligence in the industry.

How CPAs can lead the way in reconciliation

Redefining the role of corporate reporting, value creating and financial planning in the era of Truth and Reconciliation.

5 reasons your business needs a good website

Your site will often be the first place prospective customers learn about your company and it can help you weather the inevitable ups and downs of business.

Burnout prevention tips for entrepreneurs

If left unaddressed, burnout can erode the passion that inspired you to start your business in the first place.

How CPAs can build a powerful social media presence

Three CPAs share their tried and tested tips for accountants looking to boost their company’s marketing, build their brand or offer financial advice.

How to tackle the tax implications of cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency doesn’t fit neatly into CRA’s rules. But the question remains whether the government should change the Income Tax Act to accommodate it or continue to place the reporting burden on crypto-asset service providers.

Why you need to hone your soft skills

Drawing on, or learning, these skills will become a priority as wealth and businesses transfer through generations.

2024 Federal Budget Tax Highlights

On April 16, 2024, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland tabled her fourth budget as federal Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister. The budget projects a deficit of $40 billion for the government’s 2023-2024 year.

Audit client briefing: CAS 600, What Group Management Needs to Know

This brief helps group auditors interact and communicate effectively with those involved in audits of group financial statements, including group management, those charged with governance of the group, component auditors and, where applicable, com...

Auditor reporting guide: Reporting implications of Canadian Auditing Standards (CAS)

Take advantage of our reporting guide, which aims to promote consistency in the form and content of practitioners' reports by providing guidance with respect to commonly occurring reporting circumstances.

Thank you to our dedicated 2024 Tax Clinic volunteers!

We would like to thank the many CPA New Brunswick volunteers who donated their time to serve clients of the 2024 Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics!

Proposed Amendments to Canadian Auditing Standard (CAS) 240

The IAASB has now issued an Exposure Draft of International Standard on Auditing (ISA) 240 (Revised), The Auditor's Responsibilities Relating to Fraud in an Audit of Financial Statements, and the related conforming and consequential amendments.

New trust reporting rules may impact unsuspecting Canadians

The broad-based requirements as part of new beneficial ownership reporting stipulations adds a new layer of complexity for tax filers

What’s new for the 2024 tax season

With tax season around the corner, here are some important new measures to keep in mind when preparing tax filings for 2023 and later years.

Alert: Auditor reporting and communication with those charged with governance

Learn about changes to your responsibilities related to your statement in the auditor’s report and communication with those charged with governance regarding independence.

Understanding financial professionals' perceptions of their clients' financial behaviors

This article describes financial professionals’ perceptions of their clients’ financial behaviors and the explanatory factors underlying these behaviors.

Quality management guidance resources

New quality management standards, both at the firm and engagement levels, could impact all practitioners. Our free guidance materials will help you implement these changes and advise your teams on the desired outcomes.