Avisar News

On July 18, 2017, the Federal Government announced that it is proposing to significantly change how private companies and its owners are taxed.  The Department of Finance released a consultation paper that outlines the proposed tax changes. The three main corporate tax areas that the Government is targeting include: income splitting between related individuals, passive......

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It’s been an exciting week at Avisar! Tyler Scott (Senior Accountant) and his wife, Lauren, are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Raegan. Just a few days later, Ricco Chan (Manager) and her husband, Kevin, welcomed their new baby girl, Sophie. Congratulations to both families. The Avisar Team wishes the new parents many......

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We are happy to let you know that Caleb Barkowsky has accepted a co-op accounting student position with Avisar for June to August 2017.  Caleb is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting at Trinity Western University.  When Caleb returns to Trinity, in addition to his studies, he will work......

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We wish to announce that Shanna Vincent, CPA, CA has joined Avisar as a Senior Manager of the Private Company and Tax Group in May 2017.  Shanna has worked for many years in public practice and we are delighted to welcome her to the Avisar team.  We are convinced that she will add great leadership......

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Playing Scrooge is not just for Christmas any more.  Even though penny-pinching is harder to do today without any pennies, the concept remains valid and is especially applicable to the expenses incurred by small businesses. Here are a few ideas to improve the bottom line. Outsource Employees require salaries and benefits as well as insurance,......

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Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants is pleased to announce that Lexi de Vries and Tyler Scott passed the 2016 Common Final Exam (CFE). Congratulations, your hard work has paid off!...

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Look beyond revenue for profit growth. Businesses are already looking toward 2017 and considering what has to be done to keep profits growing. The Canadian economy is expected to grow at only 1.5% according to a prediction by the Conference Board of Canada, which claims that “…there are plenty of headwinds for Canada’s economic growth......

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Before choosing a date for your year end, think about the date that works best for your kind of business. When entrepreneurs incorporate their businesses under their respective provincial articles of incorporation, often, little thought is given to the date for the fiscal year end. Many company founders unconsciously identify the company’s fiscal year end......

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