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    Collins Barrow Calgary LLP

    A founding member of the Collins Barrow network, we have been providing audit and assurance, tax and business advisory services to a diverse client base for over 87 years. With more than 100 team members, we offer resources and personalized, responsive service to local owner-managed businesses, private enterprises, public companies and not-for-profit organizations.

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    Taking Back Your Old Age Security

    Planning for retirement? Take control of your financial future. Most Canadians over 65 are eligible to receive an Old Age Security (OAS) pension. But there’s a catch. The OAS recovery tax may “clawback” some or all of that pension. Check out our expert tips for keeping more money in your pocket. 

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    RRSP Excess Contributions

    Are you one of the many Canadians who have inadvertently overcontributed to their Registered Retirement Savings Plans? If so, you should be aware that excess RRSP contributions are subject to a penalty tax of one per cent per month of the excess contribution.

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    2015 Federal Budget Announces Welcomed Changes for Charities

    Currently, taxpayers are exempt from capital gains tax for charitable gifts of publicly listed securities and gifts of ecologically sensitive land and cultural property.  The Budget proposes to provide an exemption from capital gains tax in respect of certain dispositions of private corporation shares and real estate occurring after 2016 provided certain conditions are met.

  • Collins Barrow Toronto offered expert insight at CSE Day

    Toronto, ON – As a sponsor of this year’s Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) Day, Collins Barrow Toronto shared invaluable insight on finding success in capital markets. In a presentation on “managing audits,” partner Michael Allen, CPA, CA, highlighted the benefits of a high quality audit, and the risks associated with poor conduct.

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    Growing Forward 2 Update – Year 3

    We are nearly halfway through the Growing Forward 2 (GF2) initiative, a five-year commitment by the federal and provincial governments seeking to encourage innovation, competitiveness and market development, adaptability and sustainability in certain agriculture and support sectors in Canada. 

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    Collins Barrow Toronto welcomes new partner, Miguel Amaral

    Toronto, ON – A specialist in mid-market transactions, Miguel Amaral has 10 years of experience supporting both domestic and international deals. Miguel has led over 150 transactions, managing every facet of mid-market negotiation from tax matters to resolution of critical deal issues. He is an expert in transactions for private equity firms and strategic buyers.

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    GDR Advisory Group Inc. joins Collins Barrow Toronto

    Toronto, ON – Collins Barrow Toronto is pleased to announce the merger of GDR Advisory Group Inc. with their Transaction Services practice. Co-founders Gino Di Petta, CPA, CA and Sean Rai, CPA, CA have joined the firm as partners, bringing with them a distinguished set of clients and a reputation for excellence.

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