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Event
April 4, 2017April 04, 2017

Sens Mean Business, Entrepreneurship

Join Welch LLP for Entrepreneurship On April 4th, learn from some of Ottawa’s best entrepreneurial companies and business mentors, while networking with fellow attendees. Our panelists will delve into the process of building a successful and sustainable business in Ottawa and the surrounding area, and will be happy to answer any questions you may have…. Read more »

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March 14, 2017

Welch LLP named finalist in the West Ottawa Board of Trade Awards

Welch LLP is thrilled to announce that we have been named a finalist in the West Ottawa Board of Trade Awards in the Large Business Category. The West Ottawa Business Excellence Awards are designed to show appreciation to the businesses and community leaders who make Ottawa a great place to live, work and play. The… Read more »

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March 8, 2017

Happy International Women’s Day!

At Welch LLP, we are committed to supporting women in leadership in our company and in our community. Our thriving female employees are valuable members of our team who continue to inspire us each and every day.

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March 6, 2017

Welch Sponsors 33rd Annual Serata Italiana

Welch was pleased to once again sponsor the 33rd Annual Serata Italiana in support of the Kidney Foundation of Canada! This year, the event raised over $52,000 to fund research at the Kidney Research Centre.

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March 1, 2017

Candace Enman nominated as a finalist in the Businesswoman of the Year Awards (BYAs)

Congratulations to Candace Enman, President of WelchGroup Consulting, on being nominated as a finalist in the Businesswoman of the Year Awards (BYAs), Professional category! The Businesswoman of the Year Awards have recognized the accomplishments of outstanding women in the National Capital Region since 1983, and we are so pleased to see her join the ranks.

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Webinar Download
February 16, 2017February 16, 2017

Information Technology in the Cloud

With the plethora of data being generated and the government increasingly under pressure from ATIP policies, proper data management is crucial for your department. In this webinar, Welch LLP’s Director of Government Services Karen Dickson will be joined by Colin Smith of Cistel Technology to explore making your data searchable, organized, and secure. Tune in… Read more »

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Live Webinar
March 30, 2017March 30, 2017

The Business Owner’s Roadmap to Succession Planning

Stephen Covey said to “Begin with the End in Mind”, yet for many business owners that can be a daunting process which is why so few have an exit strategy or transition plan in place. Tune in as our experts explore the multifaceted process of succession planning, including: The importance of succession planning The succession… Read more »

Welch LLP’s Inaugural Grand Casino: Betting Against Cancer Raises $30,000 for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Back to Work Program
January 17, 2017

Welch LLP’s Inaugural Grand Casino: Betting Against Cancer Raises $30,000 for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Back to Work Program

Welch LLP presented a cheque for $30,000 to The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation from the first annual Grand Casino held at the Canadian War Museum on November 9, 2016. The event featured a fun, social atmosphere and hosted more than 500 attendees from the Ottawa business community. The event was made possible by the supporting… Read more »

Top 10 Tax Issues for Charities
Webinar Download
January 26, 2017January 26, 2017

Top 10 Tax Issues for Charities

Your application to become a registered charity has been approved, but do you know the rules charities have to follow? In this webinar, our panelists explored the issues you need to be aware of to avoid CRA sanctions. Welch LLP specialists Damian Laflamme- Senior Tax Manager, and Christa Casey- NPO Sector Leader and Partner, identified… Read more »

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January 9, 2017

Congratulations to our newest CPA, Nick Heersink

The partners and staff of Welch LLP congratulate Nick Heersink on becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant. After obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management, Nick joined Welch LLP in 2012 and is eager to deliver a full range of business services to our Quinte clients. The… Read more »

Congratulations to our new Partner Zoran Vranjkovic!
January 4, 2017

Congratulations to our new Partner Zoran Vranjkovic!

The partners and staff at Welch LLP would like to congratulate Zoran Vranjkovic on becoming a Partner at our Ottawa office. Zoran joined Welch in 2009 as a tax specialist and has since become a valuable member of our team. His expertise includes trust and estate planning, implementing tax minimization strategies, corporate reorganizations, and structuring… Read more »

Welch’s Managing Partner Micheal Burch earns his FCPA designation
November 18, 2016

Welch’s Managing Partner Micheal Burch earns his FCPA designation

On November 17th, 2016 Managing Partner Micheal Burch was awarded his fellowship by the Council of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario), earning him an FCPA designation. According to CPA, “The Council of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) elects members as Fellows, designated by the initials FCPA, to formally recognize… Read more »

Welch LLP Wins Best Performance in Marketing Award.
November 17, 2016

Welch LLP Wins Best Performance in Marketing Award

On November 10th, 2016 Welch LLP was honoured to be recognized at the Best Ottawa Business Awards, hosted by the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. The team was awarded Best Performance in Marketing, courtesy of their re-vamped website, educational webinars, and social media strategy. The award was accepted by the entire… Read more »

Grand Casino V3 2016
November 10, 2016

Winning Raffle Ticket Numbers

Thank you for attending The Grand Casino. Here is a list of the unclaimed prizes from the night. You will have until November 16th before noon to claim the winning ticket number. If you have a winning ticket please contact Adriana at asgabellone@welchllp.com or call 613-236-9191 and we will arrange the prize pick-up. Prize Pack:… Read more »

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Webinar Download
November 24, 2016November 24, 2016

Bookkeeping 101: What You Need to Know

Tune in to find out everything you need to know about bookkeeping, from how 3rd parties can help to an in-depth look at the different tools available. Featuring a case study of local Ottawa company Dominion City Brewing Inc. with Co-founder Andrew Kent! Our experts will delve into: What can third parties do for you?… Read more »

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Webinar Download
November 10, 2016November 10, 2016

Real Estate Transactions: Land Transfer Tax & HST

Are you struggling to keep track of all the HST rules associated with acquiring and selling your property? On Thursday, November 10th at 2PM, Garth Steele – Audit & Indirect Tax Partner, along with special guest Sybil-Abbott Johnson, Counsel at Soloway Wright LLP, have discussed: Land transfer tax calculation Available rebates and reductions HST issues… Read more »

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September 29, 2016

Our Toronto Office Has Now Moved

We’ve Moved Same Building, New Suite! We’re Now Located At: 36 Toronto Street, Suite 1070 Now Bigger & Better To Better Serve You.

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Event
October 6, 2016October 06, 2016

Not-for-Profit Accounting Updates 2016

On Thursday, October 6th, 2016 Our expert panel explored a variety of topics vital to your business which will help you better prepare for the upcoming year for our annual Not-for-Profit Accounting Updates morning seminar. This event is designed for finance professionals as well as business owners. Our experts will explore: Charity Tax Update HST… Read more »

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Event
October 6, 2016October 06, 2016

Private Enterprise Accounting Updates 2016

On Thursday, October 6th, 2016 Our expert panel explored a variety of topics vital to your business which will help you better prepare for the upcoming year for our annual Private Enterprises Accounting Updates seminar. This event is designed for finance professionals of all types as well as business owners. Our panelists will explore: HST/… Read more »

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September 20, 2016

Welch LLP Partners Present Briar Gornall A $2,500 Scholarship

Beginning in 2008, Welch LLP Quinte offices announced their annual scholarship in honour of the firm’s 90th Anniversary. Briar Gornall, the winner for 2016, resides in Prince Edward County and is heading to University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management where she is enrolled in the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (International Management) program. On hand… Read more »

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September 20, 2016

Congratulations to Rinkal Parekh For Passing the CFE

The partners and staff of Welch LLP Chartered Professional Accountants congratulate Rinkal Parekh for passing the CPA Common Final Exam and completing her academic requirements en route to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant/ Chartered Accountant. The scope of expertise our people provide is a major part of the Welch LLP client experience. It is our… Read more »

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September 20, 2016

Congratulations to Nick Heersink For Passing the CFE

The partners and staff of Welch LLP Chartered Professional Accountants congratulate Nick Heersink for passing the CPA Common Final Exam and completing his academic requirements en route to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant/ Chartered Accountant. The scope of expertise our People provide is a major part of the Welch LLP client experience. It is our… Read more »

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Webinar Download
September 8, 2016September 08, 2016

NPO Hot Topics: Reporting Issues With In-Kind Contributions

We know that the nature of your not-for-profit organization means that you rely heavily on volunteers, donations, and sponsorships, but do you know all of the implications of those in-kind materials and services? On Thursday, September 8th at 2PM, Christa Casey – Partner & Director of the Not-for-Profit Sector, Garth Steele – Audit & Indirect… Read more »

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Webinar Download
August 4, 2016August 04, 2016

Two Sides of the Compliance Audit Coin

Wondering what to expect when you are notified by a funder that you are being audited? Tune is to hear as our government group teams up with our NPO Hot Topics regulars to give you the inside scoop. Our expert panellists will delve into: Which issues are on the government’s radar right now Financial statement… Read more »

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June 9, 2016June 09, 2016

NPO Hot Topics: Keeping Control in a Tech-Savvy World

The Non-Profit Hot Topics series continues when Christa Casey, Partner & Director of the Not-for-Profit Sector at Welch LLP, is joined by special guests from Welch LLP’s Toronto office, Partner Kathy Steffan and Audit & Assurance Manager Virginia Lackey as they discuss what it means to go paperless and how to ensure that your organization… Read more »

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June 7, 2016

Ottawa Business Growth Survey Report 2016

Gain Insight Into What’s Happening in Ottawa’s Economy in 2016. The Ottawa Business Growth Survey is the largest and most comprehensive survey of businesses located in the region. The survey provides insight into the region’s business community. It was conducted in spring 2016 and gathered input from mostly owners, presidents and CEOs from 20+ different… Read more »

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Webinar Download
June 16, 2016June 16, 2016

The Cultures Behind Ottawa’s Best Places to Work

You probably already know that both Welch LLP and Shopify are amazing places to work. Afterall, both companies tied as recipients of Faces Magazine’s 2016 “Best Place to Work” award! With such diversity between the two companies though, do you know what it is that fuels the culture behind each workplace? Tune in to learn… Read more »

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Webinar Download
May 26, 2016May 26, 2016

7 Considerations for High Growth Tech Companies

As a successful entrepreneur, you know what it takes to make your business flourish- but do you know what it takes to take it to the next level? Tune in to hear our panelists delve into your most pressing questions and considerations regarding your growing business. Plan for the success of your company with our… Read more »

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May 6, 2016

Ottawa Business Growth Survey Breakfast – June 1, 2016

The Ottawa Business Growth Survey will take centre stage as we release results of the survey at this breakfast. The much anticipated survey findings from hundreds of businesses reveal everything from Ottawa’s business confidence to the economic outlook for the next six months. You can even find out which industry has the greatest potential for… Read more »

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April 19, 2016

Welch LLP Presents the 2016 Ottawa Business Growth Survey

In an effort to consolidate the Ottawa business community’s views into a single voice, we have partnered with the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and Ottawa Business Journal to present the Ottawa Business Growth Survey. The Ottawa Business Growth Survey (spring edition) is a quick 5 minute survey that helps to identify how the Ottawa economy… Read more »

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April 8, 2016

Support for your Start-up: Government funding Event on April 13th

Join L-SPARK and Welch LLP at Kivuto on Wednesday April 13th and learn how various government entities and NGOs such as IRAP, MITACS, NSERC, EDC, BDC, MEDEI, ICTC, Invest Ottawa and ITO 2.0 can support your growing startup. Together with a panel of experts, the group will discuss a case study of The Better Software… Read more »

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March 28, 2016

Congratulations to our newest CPA, Jenn Guenette

Welch LLP congratulates Jenn Guenette on becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant After obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Jenn Guenette joined Welch LLP in 2013 and is eager to deliver a full range of business services to our Quinte clients. The scope of expertise our people… Read more »

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March 8, 2016

Welch LLP Busts a Move for Breast Health!

On March 5th The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation held its fifth and final Bust a Move for Breast Health event at the Ottawa Athletic Club. Over a 5 year period, the event has raised over $1.5M for The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation and its support programs for survivors. In total, this year’s event raised over… Read more »

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March 7, 2016

Welch LLP Trenton Office Move

Congratulations to Welch LLP Trenton on the grand opening of their new office space at 67 Ontario St in Trenton.

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March 3, 2016

Congratulations to our newest CPA, Jennifer Heslinga

Welch LLP congratulates Jennifer Heslinga on becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant. Afer obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa, Jen Heslinga joined Welch LLP in 2013 and is eager to deliver a full range of business services to our Quinte clients. The scope of expertise our people provide is a… Read more »

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January 26, 2016

Welch LLP Wins Award for “Best Place to Work” in 2016

We are very pleased to announce that Welch LLP won the 2016 Faces Magazine Award for “Best Place to Work”! We know that we are only as good as our people, so we are very glad to know that our employees are happy. We would also like to congratulate Shopify, the other recipient in the… Read more »

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November 10, 2015

Welch LLP Presents the Ottawa Business Growth Survey

The Ottawa Business Growth Survey is the largest and most comprehensive survey of businesses located in the National Capital Region. Conducted by Abacus Data and made possible by Welch LLP, the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and Ottawa Business Journal, the survey provides many insights into the region’s business community. The survey was conducted in spring… Read more »

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Event
November 6, 2015

2015 Accounting Updates for Private Enterprises

On Oct. 21st, 2015, we hosted our annual Accounting Updates for Private Enterprises seminar where our expert panel presented the relevant updates for your business. The following topics were discussed: IFRS Updates; ASPE Updates; Estate Planning / New Trust Rules; Economic Outlook After the Election; Technical Tax Updates; Business Incentive Updates; Proactive Tax Planning; And… Read more »

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November 6, 2015November 06, 2015

2015 Accounting Updates for Not-for-Profits

On Oct. 21st, 2015, we hosted our annual Accounting Updates for Not-For-Profits breakfast seminar where our expert panel presented the relevant updates for your NPO / Registered Charity. The following topics were discussed: NPO & Charity Tax Updates; EHT Exemption; EI Rebate, & HST Updates; New Income Streams for Not-for-Profit Corporations; Restrictions with Respect to… Read more »

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June 9, 2015June 09, 2015

Ottawa Business Growth Survey

Did you miss the results breakfast? Now is your chance to view the full panel discussion and hear what our local business leaders have to say about the state of Ottawa’s economy! Watch the full length video of the Ottawa Business Growth Survey results breakfast here!

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November 6, 2015

2014 Accounting Updates for Not-for-Profits

On Oct. 22nd, 2014, Welch LLP’s experts hosted an annual Not-For-Profit seminar where they reviewed past, present & upcoming financial issues facing NPO’s. Some of the areas of discussion were: anti-spam legislation, tax essentials, federal incorporation act update, governance issues, and tips to prevent fraud. To view the slides and listen to the event recording,… Read more »

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November 6, 2015

Dollars & Sense

Government departments award over $1 billion a year to businesses of all sizes to stimulate local economies, foster economic development and create employment opportunities. But how do you find the right program and take advantage of these tremendous incentives? Listen to our experts to learn how to identify a program and secure key funding for… Read more »

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November 6, 2015

Demystifying Accounting

MaRS & Welch LLP Workshop Welch LLP & MaRS partnered up for a three-hour presentation dedicated to demystifying the principles of accountancy – specifically designed for start-ups! Managing your cash flow, understanding financial statements and choosing your accounting software are just some of the subjects addressed. Watch our video coverage now!

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November 6, 2015

2014 Accounting Updates for Private Enterprises

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, Welch LLP’s experts hosted an annual update for Private Enterprises where they covered a variety of topics important to your business – including accounting standards updates, tax updates, and operational updates. To view the slides and listen to the event recording, click here!

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October 21, 2015

Balaji Katlai joins our team as Manager, Tax & Business Incentives

Balaji Katlai joins our team as Manager, Tax & Business Incentives. Balaji has experience helping businesses from small and mid-market to public corporations, giving them the tools to take advantage of business tax incentives. He has worked with a wide variety of industries from engineering to hi-tech and IT and brings expertise in business advisory,… Read more »

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October 21, 2015

Welch LLP Partners Grant a $2,500 Scholarship

The Partners of Welch LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, recently presented Sarah Balson with a Scholarship Award of $2,500. Beginning in 2008, the Quinte offices of Welch LLP began awarding an annual scholarship in honour of the firm’s 90th anniversary. Sarah Balson, the 2015 winner, resides in Napanee and is heading to Queen’s University where she… Read more »

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October 21, 2015

Congratulations Kyle LeMay and Bryan Pomery!

Welch LLP Chartered Professional Accountants would like to announce the promotion of two of our CPA, CA’s to Managers. Kyle and Bryan have over ten years of combined service with Welch LLP. Each will continue to provide support to our Partners and leadership to our staff while ensuring our client’s needs are met. For all… Read more »

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October 21, 2015

Congratulations Jennifer Heslinga!

The partners and staff of Welch LLP Chartered Professional Accountants congratulate Jennifer Heslinga for passing the CICA Uniform Final Exam and completing her academic requirements en route to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant.

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October 21, 2015

Congratulations to our new Partner James Williamson!

The Partners of Welch LLP Chartered Professional Accountants welcome James as a partner in the firm at our Campbellford Office. James joined our firm in 2013 and has gained extensive experience servicing a wide variety of owner managed business clients including those in the construction, manufacturing, insurance, not for profit, retail, professional service, agricultural and… Read more »

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October 21, 2015

Congratulations Alex McRae, Annie Thoms and Daniel Creighton!

The partners and staff of Welch LLP Chartered Professional Accountants congratulate Alex McRae, Annie Thoms and Daniel Creighton for passing the CICA Uniform Final Exam and completing their academic requirements en route to becoming Chartered Professional Accountants.

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October 21, 2015

Congratulations to our new Partner, Mike McMurray!

The Partners of Welch LLP Chartered Professional Accountants welcome Mike as a partner in the firm in our Belleville office. Mike joined our firm in 2009 and has gained extensive experience servicing a wide variety of owner managed business clients including those in the construction, manufacturing, insurance, not for profit, retail and professional service industries… Read more »

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October 2, 2013October 02, 2013

Chairman’s View

On October 2nd, 2013, WelchGroup Consulting presented the top 5 red flags that business owners and senior executives face today. We have split the event into six specific video panels so you can easily reach the content you need.