Proclamation of the Chartered Professional Accountants Act

June 02, 2015 The dawn of a new, unified accounting profession in Alberta is here! An Order in Council was passed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council on May 28, proclaiming that the Chartered Professional Accountants Act will come into force on July 1, 2015. This means that on July 1, the CPA designation will…

Unification Legislation Passed

Written on December 11, 2014 by cpilger in Accounting Industry, Association News, Member News, Misc., News, Unification Updates This is a historic week for the accounting profession in Alberta. The Chartered Professional Accountants Actpassed third and final reading in the Legislature on Tuesday, December 9, and is expected to receive Royal Assent in the upcoming days. When passed and proclaimed, this act will replace the Regulated Accounting…

Harper Government solidifies partnership with Canada's Professional Accountants

New CRA-CPA Framework Agreement will strengthen collaboration on priority issues, including red tape reduction, service, and compliance November 26, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canada Revenue Agency The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, today announced the signing of a first-ever agreement with Canada’s chartered professional accountant community, signaling a…

Unification legislation to be introduced today in Alberta Legislature

November 25, 2014 New Co-Chair of AAUA board also announced  A message from John S. Carpenter, CEO of the Alberta Accountants Unification Agency There is certainly a lot of activity under way that I think will be of interest to Alberta CGAs, CMAs and CAs. All of that activity, I am happy to say, is…

Unification Legislation

August 25, 2014 One of the final steps in the journey to unification of the accounting profession in Alberta is legislation creating the CPA designation. Information on this process and the proposed legislation, and further details can be found in a special section of the Alberta Accountants website, here. Over the last year, the AAUA has…

Unification of the Accounting Profession

CGA-Canada united with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) under the CPA banner on October 1, 2014. Unification will enhance the influence, relevance and contribution of the Canadian accounting profession here at home and internationally. It’s official! 190,000 PROS, One Designation October 1 marked the final step in the creation of CPA Canada—Canada’s sole national accounting…

CPA Bermuda legislation receives passage and amended Act now in effect

On May 16, 2014, Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda (CPA Bermuda) was pleased to announce that the Bermuda Governor gave his assent to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bermuda Amendment Act 2014 on March 26, 2014 and the amendment act became effective on April 11, 2014. The legislation outlines the standards that define CPA Bermuda and…

Trilogy Software announces integration of its TaxCycle Paperless Tax Office Suite and e-Courier.ca to provide secure communication of tax documents between professional tax preparers and their clients.

Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Trilogy Software Inc. announced today that theirTaxCycle Paperless Tax Office Suite of software for Canadian tax professionals and accounting firms now integrates with e-Courier. e-Courier.ca is Canada’s premier secure e-mail and file sharing service built exclusively for industry professionals and their clients. “Tax professionals deal with highly confidential and private information for…

Unification update

Written on April 8, 2014 by skesselman in Accounting Industry, Association News, Unification Updates Within the last few weeks, the probable timelines for the next stages of unification are clearer. After much work among the unifying bodies and the Government of Alberta, a suggested set of guidelines for provincial legislation creating the CPA designation and related governance has been drafted. This legislation…

CPA Saskatchewan legislation receives passage

April 10, 2014 On April 9th, 2014, the CPA Saskatchewan Joint Venture was very pleased to announce that The Accounting Profession Act, provincial legislation to formalize the unification of the three accounting bodies in Saskatchewan, was passed in the Saskatchewan Legislature. This legislation outlines the standards that will define CPA Saskatchewan as a professional self-governing body.…