Make today the #BESTFIRSTDAY by supporting the Thames Valley Education Fund with their annual back to school drive. The Staff and Partners at Graham Scott Enns LLP collected school supplies to help ensure that all children in our community have the school supplies they need to start their school year off on the right track!
A big thank you goes out to Courtney Vachon and the rest of the Social Committee for organizing, shopping, and dropping off this important donation!
Highlights In This Issue:
- Tax Tidbits
- CPP Enhancements: Higher Contributions and Higher Benefits
- First Home Savings Account (FHSA): A New Investment Tool
- Cryptocurrency Exchange Cessation: Recordkeeping
- Multigenerational Home Renovation Tax Credit: More Housing Support
- Disability Tax Credit (DTC): Electronic Applications
- Paying Rent to Non-Residents: Withholdings Required
- Gifts Directed to Other Donees: Loss of Charitable Status
On June 17, 2023, CPA Ontario held their annual Convocation ceremony for successful writers of the Fall 2022 Common Final Exam (“CFE”), which is a stepping stone to acquiring a CPA designation. In celebration of the triumph of our three writers (Nick Boyer, Jason Rakowicz, and Jackson McCully), the Partners at GSE hosted a dinner in their honour at The Kettle Creek Inn in Port Stanley, ON. Our successful writers, their mentors, and Partners (along with their spouses) were invited to celebrate this incredible milestone with them.
Congratulations once again Nick, Jason, and Jackson on reaching this outstanding professional achievement!
Congratulations on your acceptance to membership!
The Staff and Partners of GSE would like to congratulate Nicholas Boyer and Jason Rakowicz on receiving their Chartered Professional Accountant designation!
Nick graduated from the University of Guelph in 2019. He joined GSE as a Senior Staff Accountant in 2021. Nick is an active member on our firm’s Social Media Committee and Social Committee and is also involved in our Buddy-Mentor Program.
Jason started with GSE as a co-op student in 2017. He graduated from the University of Windsor in 2020 and started full time as an Intermediate Staff Accountant that same year. Jason was promoted to Senior Staff Accountant in 2022. He is an active member on our firm’s PERT Committee and Assurance Committee and is also involved in our Buddy-Mentor program.
Both Jason and Nick were successful writers of the 2022 Fall CFE and were both accepted into membership this past December and recently celebrated this milestone at the CPA Convocation held this past June.
The team at Graham Scott Enns LLP is incredibly proud of their hard work and dedication and congratulate them on achieving this important career milestone!
Attending Annual General Meetings for clients is a regular occurrence this time of year. Engagement Partner, Jennifer Buchanan, recently enjoyed a tour of the Fanshawe Pioneer Village during their AGM.
On Saturday June 17th, 2023, four GSE employees who are proud St. Joseph’s Catholic High school alumni attended the Friends of St. Joseph’s annual golf tournament held at Kettle Creek Golf & Country Club in Port Stanley, ON. GSE is a proud sponsor of the tournament and enjoyed a great day out on the course along with dinner and prizes afterwards. GSE members included: Aidan Woodhouse, Scott Westelaken, Blake Gough and Nick Boyer.
On Saturday May 27th, 2023, GSE firm members attended the annual charitable golf tournament held by the. This event took place at Wardsville Golf Club. GSE was a proud sponsor of the tournament and enjoyed a great day out on the course. GSE members included: Jonathan Zettler and Bailey Sloetjes
Highlights In This Issue:
- Tax Tidbits
- Budget 2023: Top 5 Items for Owner-Managers
- Underused Housing Tax: Increased Disclosures
- TFSA: Carrying on a Business Within It
- Unreported Capital Trades Included on a T5008
- Employment Expenses for Commissioned Employees
- Small Business Succession
- Employee Time Theft Challenges
On Monday May 1st, 2023, Graham Scott Enns LLP held its annual tax party to celebrate the end of personal tax season. The tax party was held at The Club House located at 100 Kellogg Lane in London, Ontario. Our Partners and staff enjoyed a delicious taco bar meal which was followed up by playing a variety of games including mini golf, bocce ball, ladder toss and cornhole. GSE is very thankful to all of our staff for all of their hard work during personal tax season!