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Choosing an Accountant

September 19, 2017 Written by Jordan Cahill
Choosing an Accountant that’s Right for You   Schedule a Meeting If you do anything before choosing an accountant, meet with them first. Phone the office, and set up a meeting to get to know your potential accountant and ask any questions you might have. Make sure you feel comfortable with them, and that you see yourself being able to trust and work with them.   Office Location If you are planning to come in to the office to meet with your accountant often, then a location that is close to your home or work might be important to you.…

Is Tax Planning Dead?

July 25, 2017 Written by Jordan Cahill
Bill Morneau’s July 18, 2017 Announcement on Tax Planning for Private Corporations.  On July 18, 2017 the Federal liberals through the department of finance announced some major tax changes that could potentially affect millions of small business owners across Canada. Draft legislation was proposed including the following: An additional tax on dividends to certain shareholders to discourage income splitting, The elimination of the ability to multiply the capital gains exemption on the sale of shares of small business corporations A set of extremely complex rules to eliminate the benefit of using after-corporate tax dollars to invest. Elimination of the ability to convert dividends…

CPA Firm Directory & Frequently Asked Questions

February 9, 2017 Written by Crystal Cahill
  Our firm was recently added to the Canada CPA Firm Directory. You can access the information here: CPA Firm Listing- Cahill Professional Accountants   With this listing you can find more information about some of the Vancouver industry sectors we handle, the services we offer, and the variety of languages spoken by our staff. Along with these services, below are some questions we have been asked lately about what we do here at Cahill Pro!   Frequently asked questions: Q:I have a new, small business. Do you assist very small businesses just starting out? A: Yes! We can provide…

Small Business Resource: Effective IT Risk Management

January 13, 2017 Written by Crystal Cahill
 To our small business clients: do you understand the IT risks that face Canadian small businesses? CPA Canada provides a great resource- free of charge- for small businesses who may need help preventing and preparing against technology-related risks. It gives some great practical strategies to improve your IT security and safeguard important online data. This is an excellent reminder to small business owners of the issues & risks that can arise related to technology, and provides recommendations for prevention and trouble-shooting.   You can download the PDF from the CPA website here.   Some of the great tips in this…

Convenient & Professional Services

December 15, 2016 Written by Crystal Cahill
We recently had a great review from a new client, and they emphasized the ease of working with Cahill Pro through online communication. Our client couldn't believe how quickly and professionally Taylor Cahill completed the T2 for his company, without him ever having to leave the comfort of his home!   We thought this would be a great time to remind our clients that we can do many of our services without you ever needing to come into the office.   Through telephone conversations or e-mail, we can begin working on all your personal or corporate accounting needs. We offer…

Empty Homes Tax- January 2017

December 5, 2016 Written by Crystal Cahill
Beginning in January 2017, an annual "Empty Homes Tax" will be applied annually to homes that are deemed to be empty in the city of Vancouver. Many people will not have to worry about this tax, as it will not apply to those owners who reside in their homes full-time or who have long-term renters. To see if this tax applies to you, the City of Vancouver has created a simple questionnaire: http://vancouver.ca/home-property-development/empty-homes-tax-questionnaire.aspx There are many exemptions to this tax, however in some cases, owners must submit evidence to the city in order for them to be exempt. For example,…
The beginning of October saw new tax changes aimed at foreign investors to Canada's real estate market, and have been imposed to ensure that these investors abide by existing tax rules.    These changes also affect many Canadians residing in Vancouver. These new tax rules are very complex, and many Canadians are feeling unsure of what rules apply to them, and what to report when they sell property.     According to a report by Globe and Mail (by: Tim Cestnick) "The tax rules around principal residences are so complex that many Canadians simply don’t recognize when they might owe tax…

CPA the ONE National Conference- Vancouver

October 3, 2016 Written by Crystal Cahill
Our CPA's Jordan Cahill and Matthew Jacquet attended the National CPA Conference held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This gave both Jordan and Matthew an opportunity to attend keynote addresses and various sessions to stay current on all things business and accounting related! Below are just some of the key things that Jordan and Matthew brought back to the North Vancouver office last week: They gained new information regarding retirement, especially in reference to people who begin thinking about retirement later in their careers.  They learned about how new 2016 budget changes and tax changes might have an affect on their clients. They gathered some new…

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  • Tax Solutions

    Tax Solutions

    We are your income tax specialists! Whether you need your personal income tax return filed, or you run a more complex business and require some advice on what deductions you can claim, we can set you on the right path. We always strive to minimize your taxes and advise you on strategies to avoid being audited by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). When you need a Vancouver tax advisor, choose us to get the job done right!

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  • Bookkeeping Services

    Bookkeeping Services

    Running a business can be complex and time consuming. Keeping your financial records up to date is often the last thing on your long to do list. Our firm provides professional bookkeeping and controllership services that take the stress off your shoulders. We specialize in accounting and taxes so you can spend more time with your customers rather than stressing over your books.

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  • Financial Statements

    Financial Statements

    Have us prepare your financial statements. Whether you are starting from scratch with no accounting systems in place, or if you already have a bookkeeper, we can put a professional financial statement package together for you. We take the stress out of meeting your banks reporting requirements.

    • Compilation services
    • Review engagement
    • Audit engagement

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  • Business Consulting

    Business Consulting

    We have been running businesses for many years and can offer valuable advice to help you make sound decisions. Perhaps you are looking to buy or sell your business, or simply want to get back on track and make more money. We have what it takes to boost your business to the next level. Book and appointment with us and see what we can do for you!

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  • Online Tax Returns

    Online Tax Returns

    With Cahill Pro, you can submit all of your forms to our accountants through our online service. This service is secure and convenient. Once submitted, our accountants will file your taxes for you.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Choosing an Accountant
    Choosing an Accountant that’s Right for You   Schedule a Meeting If you do anything before choosing an accountant, meet with them first. Phone the office, and set up a meeting to get to know your potential accountant and ask any questions you might have. Make sure you feel comfortable…
  • Is Tax Planning Dead?
    Bill Morneau’s July 18, 2017 Announcement on Tax Planning for Private Corporations.  On July 18, 2017 the Federal liberals through the department of finance announced some major tax changes that could potentially affect millions of small business owners across Canada. Draft legislation was proposed including the following: An additional tax…
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