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What stays the same this school year? The importance of investing in RESPs

by Shane Schepens Originally published to CPABC’s newsroom. Photo credit: leolintang/iStock/Getty Images   The new school year is well underway, and it’s a year drastically different from previous years. While the way children are being educated will continue to vary depending on COVID-19 measures, the importance of investing in registered education…

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CEWS Update As a reminder, the federal government has changed the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) for July through November (Periods 5 to 9). These changes remove the requirement to have a 30% revenue decline to qualify. Now, any eligible employer that has any percentage of revenue decline can qualify for…

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Our Surrey office is moving, but only down the hall…

Clearline CPA is moving its Surrey office, but only down the hall.  On October 1, 2020, our existing office at 5577 153A Street in Surrey will move down the hall to unit 211.   The new unit is much larger than our existing one and will be used primarily as a place for Clearline personnel,…

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Clearline CPA Ranks in the 2020 List of the Top 20 Largest Accounting Firms In BC

For the second year in a row, Clearline Chartered Professional Accountants was featured by Business in Vancouver as one of British Columbia’s 20 biggest accounting firms. When ranked by total number of employees for BC firms who participated in the survey, we ranked 19th overall. Clearline has grown considerably over the past few years, which…

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What’s taxable? A breakdown of COVID-19 support for business

by Shane Schepens Originally published by CPABC’s Industry Update.   sinseeho/iStock/Getty Images Plus   With small businesses and global chains alike being disrupted by COVID-19, the provincial and federal government have announced a host of supports for Canadian businesses. Businesses must be aware that some of the benefits and subsidies available…

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Plan ahead to pay tax on the CERB

by Shane Schepens Originally published by CPABC’s Industry Update.   BrianAJackson/iStock/Getty Images Plus   To date, approximately 1,100,000 people in BC have applied for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), while over 8,245,000 people have applied for it nationally. Originally intended to last sixteen weeks, the CERB has been extended as…

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