Christina is the newest CPA student at Clearline CPA. She’s helping our clients navigate the world of cloud accounting and tax compliance. ...

By Siobhan O'Connor  Nearly a year ago we opened our Burnaby office through the acquisition of the former Santos & Co. A lot of work was needed to transition the office to Clearline, including scanning dozens of boxes of client files, meeting new clients and changing...

By Jeff Block In 2009, Grant and I decided to go into partnership together by taking over John B. Haley’s successful North Vancouver-based CA practice of 20 years. I remember it like it was yesterday: Grant and I, along with three other employees, working to build...

This will be my final article for Clearline.   I am leaving the company to provide my services to not-for-profit and charitable organizations. If this interests you, please make the time, today, to jot me a note at grant@clarity-npo.ca for there you will find me. My final...

We know it’s a huge commitment to complete your final exam and become a CPA. You haven’t done all that work to be completing yet another useless reconciliation. You’ve decided you want to “make your mark” and you see yourself in a leadership position in a...

By Grant T. Smith With apologies to Clement Clark Moore, whose work I adore.   ‘Twas many days before Christmas, when all through the House Senior ministers were snoozing, more than one perhaps soused. Morneau brought an update that the cupboard was bare, No one should expect for St. Nick to...

By Grant T. Smith Friday 30 November 2018 was a big day here at Clearline. That was the day the results of this year’s Common Final Exam (CFE) were released.   The CFE is anything but common. It is the final exam for students seeking to become a...

By Team Clearline Congratulations to our successful CFE writers Amber Davey, Deepeka Dhillon, Shehzel Saif and Reese Wilson! They are now one step closer to being designated CPAs! We are so proud of you! Congratulations to all the successful writers in 2018! ...