Professionalism and personalized service are hallmarks of our Peterborough and Lindsay offices. We provide audit, accounting, tax, estate, succession and financial planning, business valuation, litigation support, forensic accounting, business advisory, HR and IT advice to a diverse group of clients in the agriculture, construction, wholesale and retail, professional services and not-for-profit sectors.
Collins Barrow Nova Scotia Inc. is pleased to announce L. Anne Galbraith, CA, CFP, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors at the Atlantic Pilotage Authority.
In the recent decision Gervais v. R., the Tax Court of Canada denied a taxpayer’s attempt to multiply the capital gains exemption with his spouse.
Mr. Gervais owned shares, worth approximately $2,000,000, of a family owned business. In contemplation of a sale, Mr. Gervais carried out a series of transactions seeking to use his own capital gains exemption and his spouse’s capital gains exemption. His strategy involved three steps:
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The partners of Collins Barrow Durham LLP are pleased to announce that Laura Wilson, CPA, CA, has been admitted to partnership. A licensed public accountant, Laura achieved her chartered professional accountant (CPA) designation in 2005.
Courtice, ON – The partners of Collins Barrow Durham LLP are the proud sponsors of the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade’s “2015 President’s Inaugural Dinner.” Taking place the evening of January 29, 2015, the occasion is particularly special, marking the installation of its newly elected president, Denise Jones, CPA, CA, a partner of the firm.
Courtice, ON – With Ontario’s new Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 set to affect how these organizations function, from financial statement preparation to board makeup, Laura Wilson, CPA, CA, a partner of Collins Barrow Durham LLP, along with lawyer Anna Naud, of Mason Bennett Johncox, will be leading the Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s “2015 NFP Forum,” to be held on Janurary 21, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
As a sponsor of the “2015 TSX Ignite” program, Collins Barrow Toronto will be advising growth-oriented US companies on how to lay the groundwork for attracting Canadian growth capital.
Halifax, NS – The partners of Collins Barrow, a full-service audit, tax and advisory firm, are pleased to announce that we have come to an agreement with Peter Budreski, CA, to provide assurance services to the majority of his clients.
Toronto, ON – On January 28, 2015, Dale Wilson, P.Eng, MBA, director of Collins Barrow Toronto’s SR&ED tax-recovery practice, was a panelist at Interactive Ontario’s “i-ON Regions,” a seminar and town hall at the Accelerator Centre in Kitchener-Waterloo.
Business Interruption policies typically set out the measure of recovery on a commercial insurance claim as either a Gross Earnings Form or a Profits Form. In practice, these two forms are often confused or improperly applied.
In an effort to help illustrate the differences between the two forms we have included a brief case study highlighting the major steps in calculating a business interruption loss under each form and have set out the major conceptual differences between the forms.
Saskatoon, SK-- The partners of Collins Barrow PQ LLP are pleased to announce that Trevor Reid, CPA, CA has been appointed to principal, having most recently served as manager within an international accounting firm.
Halifax, NS – The partners of Collins Barrow Nova Scotia Inc. are pleased to formally announce the appointment of Mark Marshall, CA, CFP, as lead partner of the CBNS Corporate Finance group.
Effective December 1, 2014, FedDev Ontario will re-open the SMART program, a grant benefitting small businesses in the manufacturing sector. The SMART program will fund up to 35 per cent of eligible costs to a maximum contribution of $100,000 for advancements focused on improving productivity through the adaption or adoption of new or upgraded advanced technologies, materials or processes.