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.
Courtice, ON – “Achieving Sustainable Growth through Customers and Markets, People and Processes” is a series of three interactive workshops Collins Barrow Durham is hosting in association with Anderson Lyall Consulting Group from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 25, Nov. 5 and Nov. 19, 2014.
Collingwood, Meaford, Owen Sound, Walkerton, Toronto, ON – Founded in 1950, Gaviller & Company, a regional chartered professional accounting firm serving the Collingwood, Meaford, Owen Sound and Walkerton, Ontario, areas, has joined Collins Barrow. Now operating as Collins Barrow SGB, the firm is part of an expanding network of 26 independent member firms across Canada.
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Courtice, ON – Representing Collins Barrow, as presenting and title sponsor of the Ajax Pickering Board of Trade’s 20th Annual Business Excellence Awards the evening of Oct. 9, 2014 at the Ajax Convention Centre, will be CB Durham Partner Denise Jones, CPA, CA.
Courtice, ON — “When it’s safe to say that six out of 10 small business owners will be exiting their businesses over the next 10 years,” notes Partner Peter Hobb, CPA, CA, CFP, of Collins Barrow Durham LLP, “it’s essential they start educating themselves about just who needs to be involved in the process and, most important, ensuring they have a backup plan.”
From time to time, many Canadians find themselves considering a permanent move to the United States. Whether it is a business executive seizing an extraordinary career opportunity or a retired entrepreneur simply in search of warmer climates, it is important to understand the tax implications that may result.
This technical bulletin covers the various developments from July to September 2014. Collins Barrow regularly publishes Technical Bulletin for the general interest of its clients and friends to highlight the continually changing accounting and assurance standards, and the interpretations thereof, in Canada.
Sudbury, ON —With Ontario’s new Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) set to transform how these organizations are created, governed and dissolved, “helping our many long-time NPO clients prepare now for the transition is essential,” says Collins Barrow Sudbury-Nipissing Partner Roxanne Gervais, CPA, CA,
Sudbury, ON — Demystifying government grants and funding mechanisms, understanding the funding cycle, eligibility criteria and application process were subjects of a breakfast seminar presented yesterday by Collins Barrow’s Sudbury-Nipissing office.
U.S. persons looking to catch up on required U.S. income tax filings may now be able to take advantage of an updated set of “taxpayer friendly” rules introduced in June 2014: the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures (Streamlined Program), and the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). These programs are integral parts of the ongoing Internal Revenue Service initiative to encourage U.S. taxpayers, particularly those located outside the U.S., to become compliant.
PART 2: This technical bulletin covers the various developments from July to September 2014. Collins Barrow regularly publishes Technical Bulletin for the general interest of its clients and friends to highlight the continually changing accounting and assurance standards, and the interpretations thereof, in Canada.
Even though Canada does not have an inheritance tax, a significant and unexpected tax liability can be left behind by a farmer at death without proper planning and preparation.
Collins Barrow once again took part in Canada's Outdoor Farm Show on September 9-11, 2014 where we challenged the visitors to our booth to guess the number of soybeans in the jar. The correct answer was 17,539.