Upcoming events

    • 9 Nov 2020
    • 8:30 AM (MST)
    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 4:30 PM (MST)
    • Online (with possibility of live event)

    It's that Time of Year Again!

    VIDEO TAX NEWS TAX UPDATE 2020

    Tax Update 2020 is the 36th annual installment of the most current tax information and Canada Revenue Agency policies.

    This is planned currently as an online event. A video recording will be made available for about 2 weeks after the event.

    NOTE: They MAY offer a live event, depending upon the state of Covid-19 then, and government rules about indoor gatherings. After registration closes on August 14th we will email registrants to see if there's a demand for a live event.

    The ECPAC group price (30+ registrants) is $438 plus GST ($459.90). We will register members and your guests through our website so you can benefit from the group discount of $115 per person.

    1. To get this discount you must register through the ECPAC website by Friday August 14, 2020. No exceptions.
    2. Guests enjoy the same discount. They do not have to be a members of the ECPAC. Similar to ECPAC events, you must register your guest(s) at the same time you register. 
    3. Email Addresses: Unique email addresses are required for each registrant. If your guest does not have an email address, you may use a “placeholder” email. Please note that if “placeholder” email addresses are used they will not receive any email communication. They will also need to see the registrar at the seminar for access to the portal.
    4. Registrations and payment must be received:
      • When you register pay online with a credit card (preferred), or
      • By cheque made out to ECPAC received by Richard Sherry no later than Friday August 14, 2020.
    5. You will receive a CONFIRMATION email directly from Video Tax News/Devaney.
    6. Once the registration is closed on August 14th, no additions or cancellations will be accepted. No refunds.
    7. Name changes may be made at any time at no charge. Written notice is required by email to info@videotax.com
    8. Meals are generally served buffet style. Allergy Alert – A special meal can be ordered upon request. A minimum of 5 business days prior written notice is required. There is a $40 charge for “day of” meal changes or for unclaimed ”special” meals. Please note: we cannot guarantee that the food has not been in contact with your sensitivity.
    9. Transfers between cities: Seminar Transfer requests must be received in writing to info@videotax.com. Pending availability, transfers received more than 7 days prior to the earlier seminar will be subject to a $85 fee. No refunds or transfers will be processed within 7 days of the seminar. Please note fees are subject to tax. Registration rate differences may apply.
    10. Copyright Alert – The materials are for registrant use only. 
    11. Access passes - Registrants will receive an access pass on the day of the seminar. Passes must be visibly display for admittance into all seminar sessions and lunch.
      For more information, visit https://www.videotax.com/tax-update-overview. But don't register there, or you'll not get the huge discount!

      Guests: You may register as many guests (non-members) as you wish. Try to register them ALL when you register yourself. But, for this event, guests can register themselves. Just send them the event link.

      Please register as early as possible. 

      Registration deadline is Friday August 14, 2020. 

      If you have any questions, please contact Richard Sherry at 587-351-1745 or richard@thebookkeepingdepartment.ca

      • 17 Nov 2020
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MST)
      • Zoom Online

      ECPAC Board Meeting - November 2020

      This is the monthly meeting of the ECPAC Board of Directors.

      NOTE: Before the meeting please download the draft FY 2020 ECPAC financials by clicking here. This will be an agenda item.

      To Join the Zoom Meeting:

      https://zoom.us/j/97558415263

      • Meeting ID: 975 584 15263
      • Password: none

      Audio - You can listen through your computer or tablet

      or

      Dial in from a telephone (Note: You may join this way to accompany your computer screen, or for audio-only participation.)

      • 587-328-1099 (Calgary)
      • Meeting ID: 975 584 15263
      • Password: none
      • 18 Nov 2020
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MST)
      • Online Zoom
      Register

      Commercial Real Estate & Business Valuation Fundamentals

      NOTE: This will be an online Zoom event. 

      Our speaker will be JT Dhoot of Omnis Valuations & Advisory Ltd. He will discuss valuation theories and methodologies for commercial real estate and privately-held business interests, and provide insights on the opportunities and challenges he and his clients have experienced as a result of COVID-19.

      JT Dhoot is the Founder and Principal of Omnis Valuations & Advisory Ltd., a boutique practice specializing in business valuations, commercial real estate appraisals and litigation support services. JT holds the Accredited Appraiser (AACI) and Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designations while also playing an active role with multiple not-for-profit and professional organizations.

      **NOTE**

      Registration cutoff is 3:00 PM on November 16th. No late registrants please. Registration must be completed prior to this time. 

      Please pass this event information on to your colleagues. Only members can register, but members can add non-member guests to their registration. Please see the main events page for more details on registering.

      If you have a problem registering please contact Richard Sherry at Richard@TheBookkeepingDepartment.ca.

      • 2 Dec 2020
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MST)
      • Online Zoom
      Register

      Annual General Meeting

      NOTE: This will be an online Zoom event. 

      More about this talk is coming soon.

      **NOTE**

      Registration cutoff is 3:00 PM on December 1st. No late registrants please. Registration must be completed prior to this time. 

      Please pass this event information on to your colleagues. Only members can register, but members can add non-member guests to their registration. Please see the main events page for more details on registering.

      If you have a problem registering please contact Richard Sherry at Richard@TheBookkeepingDepartment.ca.

      • 20 Jan 2021
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MST)
      • Online Zoom

      Monthly Session - Topic TBA

      NOTE: This LIKELY will be an online Zoom event. Check back to confirm. 

      More about this talk is coming soon.

      **NOTE**

      Registration cutoff is 3:00 PM on January 18th. No late registrants please. Registration must be completed prior to this time. 

      Please pass this event information on to your colleagues. Only members can register, but members can add non-member guests to their registration. Please see the main events page for more details on registering.

      If you have a problem registering please contact Richard Sherry at Richard@TheBookkeepingDepartment.ca.

    Past events

    21 Oct 2020 Commercial Real Estate & Business Valuation Fundamentals
    16 Sep 2020 Upcoming Changes to the Compilation Standards
    17 Jun 2020 That Sinking Feeling – Insolvency Options for Businesses and Individuals
    20 May 2020 Tax Planning During Uncertain Times
    14 May 2020 ECPAC Board Zoom Test Meeting
    19 Feb 2020 A Guide to Cybersecurity for Your Business
    31 Jan 2020 Devaney Personal Tax Update 2020
    15 Jan 2020 Collaboration Through the Cloud, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
    4 Dec 2019 AGM & Topic: Pricing Your Services
    20 Nov 2019 Work and Marriage – A Legal Update
    16 Oct 2019 Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive (SR&ED) Program
    10 Oct 2019 Video Tax News Tax Update 2019
    18 Sep 2019 5 Keys to Marketing Your Professional Practice
    19 Jun 2019 Resolving Tax Disputes
    15 May 2019 Life Insurance Planning for You, The Trusted Private Company Advisor
    20 Mar 2019 More Than Just Payroll!
    20 Feb 2019 Talking About Dementia
    16 Jan 2019 Potpourri of Income Tax Issues - a Discussion
    5 Dec 2018 Annual General Meeting
    21 Nov 2018 Focus on Practice Review
    5 Nov 2018 Video Tax News Tax Update 2018
    17 Oct 2018 The Integration of Accounting and Wealth Management
    19 Sep 2018 Practice Acquisition; I’ll take 2 cards and an Accounting Practice
    20 Jun 2018 A New Approach to Achieve Successful Family Wealth Transitions
    16 May 2018 Game-Changing Technologies That Will Give Your Firm Super-Powers
    21 Mar 2018 Private Corporation Shares: Post Mortem and Other Planning Strategies: Where are we now?
    21 Feb 2018 Changes in Employment Laws and Standards
    6 Feb 2018 Devaney Personal Tax Update 2018
    17 Jan 2018 U.S. Tax - What's Up With Canadian & U.S. Tax Proposals for Our U.S. Expats
    6 Dec 2017 Annual General Meeting
    15 Nov 2017 Advanced Topics for Insurance Planning
    18 Oct 2017 The July 18 Finance Proposals - Update, Review of Relevant Examples and Planning Considerations
    20 Sep 2017 Are We Fair Yet? - Overview of Private Corporation Tax Proposals
    21 Jun 2017 Current Tax Issues
    17 May 2017 Insurance Planning for CCPC’s
    15 Mar 2017 Review of Principal Residence and SBD Rules
    24 Feb 2017 Devaney Personal Tax Update
    15 Feb 2017 Practice Risk Management
    18 Jan 2017 Valuation Issues Facing Owners of Managed Businesses
    7 Dec 2016 ECPA 2016 Annual General Meeting
    16 Nov 2016 Changes and Trends that Affect Estate Planning