Canada

A&A

Differences between IFRS and CGAAP Values Widespread and Significant

A new report by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) reveals that the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) has had a noticeable impact on the financial statements of Canadian-listed companies.
Education & Careers

CGA-Canada Reenters Unification Talks with CPA Canada

The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) has returned to talks aimed at unifying the accounting profession in Canada under the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) banner.
Tax

EcoTaxFile.com Combines Tax Return Preparation with Energy Audit

Helping save the planet while filing your taxes sounds like a bit of a stretch, but EcoTaxFile.com says it has a good way to start. The company combines tax preparation services with an energy audit to identify a taxpayer's carbon footprint and then suggests ways to cut costs and greenhouse gases.
Education & Careers

Canada's Effort to Unify Accounting Bodies Seeing Mixed Results

Canada's professional accountants' effort to unite its disparate certification bodies under a new national accounting body, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), is seeing mixed results.
Technology

Converting to QuickBooks: The How-To Guide

Here is a guide for converting a client's accounting system to QuickBooks. The guide is designed to help you help your clients, by removing much of the uncertainty of conversion and shortening the process.
Technology

Going into labour: Problem-solving with QuickBooks

A Canadian cloth diaper company using QuickBooks solved the problem of incorporating labour costs into the products they create.