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January 25, 2021

CRA Guidance on Employee Home Office Expenses Deduction

Recently the CRA released detailed guidance on the home office expenses deduction that employees may claim on their 2020 personal income tax return (T1) due to COVID-19. The COVID-19 specific guidance has made the home office expenses deduction available to more Canadians and simplified the way eligible employees can claim these expenses. On January 28th,… Read more »

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January 7, 2021

Congratulations to New Partner, Bryden McMaster

The partners of Welch LLP congratulate Bryden McMaster on his promotion to Partner in the Ottawa Office. Bryden joined Welch in Ottawa in 2011. Bryden specializes in audits and reviews within the not-for-profit sector (including, but not limited to, associations, charities, long-term and respite care homes, child care centres and foundations). In addition, within this… Read more »

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January 6, 2021

Congratulations to New Partner, Alessandro D’Angelo

The partners of Welch LLP congratulate Alessandro D’Angelo on his promotion to Partner in the Ottawa Office. Alessandro started his career at Welch as a co-op student in 2009. He graduated Carleton University with a Bachelor of Commerce, Highest Honors, Concentration in Accounting. He received his CPA, CA in 2012 Alessandro’s focus is in the… Read more »

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January 5, 2021

Congratulations to New Partner, Mona Tessier

The partners of Welch LLP congratulate Mona Tessier on her promotion to Partner in the Ottawa Office. Mona leads the Indirect Tax and Inbound Cross Border Tax Group and focuses on Indirect Tax issues for a large array of clients, in various industries as well as inbound income tax issues for cross border clients doing… Read more »

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January 4, 2021

Congratulations to New Managing Partner, Jim McConnery

We are pleased to announce Jim McConnery, CPA, CA, TEP, has officially assumed the role Welch LLP’s Managing Partner in Ottawa. Jim joined Welch LLP in 1994 after graduating from the University of Ottawa, where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree with honours in Finance. He received his CA designation in 1997. Jim was… Read more »

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December 22, 2020

Welch going digital enables more support to the community

This year’s Welch holiday events have gone digital! This allows us to redirect the savings of going digital to support a local charity. On Monday, a cheque for $2,000 was presented by partner Chris Meyers on behalf of Welch LLP to The Catholic Centre for Immigrants (CCI). “The Catholic Centre for Immigrants is a fantastic… Read more »

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December 17, 2020

Welch LLP to Ring in the New Year with Jim McConnery as Managing Partner

Welch LLP is pleased to announce JimMcConnery will assume the role of Managing Partner on January 1, 2021. Jim joined Welch LLP in 1994 after graduating from the University of Ottawa, where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree with honours in Finance. He received his CA designation in 1997. Jim was with a national… Read more »

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December 10, 2020

Public Sector Accounting Update

Gain insight for the year ahead with our Virtual Public Sector Accounting Update! We will cover major changes to Public Sector Accounting Standards. In a post-pandemic environment, these changes will place additional fiscal pressures on public sector organizations trying to balance their budgets. It is imperative that public sector management understand these changes and develop… Read more »

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December 10, 2020

Welch LLP giving to the local community

This year has proven to be challenging in countless ways, including organizing in-person fundraisers and events for the community. Our 2020 Grand Casino Fundraiser unfortunately was cancelled due to the pandemic, but that didn’t stop our team from making a donation. What would have gone into organizing our annual Grand Casino fundraising event, raising thousands… Read more »

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December 3, 2020

A Big Congratulations To Our 2020 CFE Writers

Everyone at Welch is pleased to announce that the following individuals have successfully completed their CFE (Common Final Examination): Ottawa Alex Sykes Bruke Russom Jillian Ribich Joey Belanger Kamal Mahey Moriah Gibbs Nicole Rogers Rob Fetzer Sara Abolfathi Toronto Jack Steffan

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November 24, 2020

Family Wealth Advisory Webinar Market Outlook: After the US Election

An exclusive webinar, Market Outlook: After the US Election, featuring Som Seif, Founder & CEO of Purpose Investments Inc. Purpose Investments is the award-winning investment management company with nearly $10-billion of assets under management. The panel will also feature Joe McDonnell, Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Solutions EMEA at Neuberger Berman. From offices in… Read more »

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November 13, 2020

Philanthropy and the Ottawa Community

Held on Tuesday, Nov 10, AFP Ottawa’s Philanthropy awards (The Phils) presented by The Foundation WCPD, represent the very best of the charitable sector and are a celebration of service, hope and commitment.

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November 6, 2020

Future of the Office

COVID-19 has required most companies to re-think the utilization of their office space, making a rapid shift to the work-from-home model. What other steps can be taken now? What will things look like in the long term? Welch LLP Partner, Peter Berry, led a panel discussion about the future of the office. Our featured experts… Read more »

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November 4, 2020

Public Sector Accounting Update Event

Gain insight for the year ahead with our Virtual Public Sector Accounting Update! We will cover major changes to Public Sector Accounting Standards. In a post-pandemic environment, these changes will place additional fiscal pressures on public sector organizations trying to balance their budgets. It is imperative that public sector management understand these changes and develop… Read more »

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October 28, 2020

Welch LLP featured in a Sprott school of Business Webinar

Welch LLP participated in a Sprott School of Business Webinar topic on COVID-19 and the accounting profession: The impact, the challenges, the future. Micheal Burch, managing partner at Welch LLP, joins Greg Boddy, manager, assurance and advisory services at GGFL; Kristy Carscallen, Canadian managing partner, audit at KPMG; and Carol Wilding, president and CEO of… Read more »

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October 16, 2020

Accounting & Tax Update Private Enterprises

Welch LLP Partner Garth Steele hosts our Annual Private Enterprise Accounting & Tax Update event. Our expert speakers explore issues related to Covid-19, along with other topics vital to your organization to help you prepare for the upcoming year. Topics include: New Trust Reporting Rules Private Company & Shareholder Planning Fundamentals Accounting Standards for Private… Read more »

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October 16, 2020

Accounting & Tax Update Not For Profit

Welch LLP Partner, Garth Steele, hosts our Annual NPO Update. Our expert speakers explore issues related to Covid-19, along with other topics vital to your organization to help you prepare for the upcoming year. Topics include: HST Hot Topics Accounting Standards: Revenue Recognition & Mergers Tax Issues & Home Office Deductibles COVID-19 Related Topics View… Read more »

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October 16, 2020

Market Outlook: After the US Election

An exclusive webinar, Market Outlook: After the US Election, featuring Som Seif, Founder & CEO of Purpose Investments Inc. Purpose Investments is the award-winning investment management company with nearly $10-billion of assets under management. The panel will also feature Joe McDonnell, Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Solutions EMEA at Neuberger Berman. From offices in… Read more »

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October 8, 2020

Future of the Office

COVID-19 has required most companies to re-think the utilization of their office space, making a rapid shift to the work-from-home model. What other steps can be taken now? What will things look like in the long term? Welch LLP Partner, Peter Berry, led a panel discussion about the future of the office. Our featured experts… Read more »

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October 1, 2020

Protecting Intergenerational Wealth: What You Need to Know

Our featured panelist is legal expert and certified family business facilitator Ron Prehogan, President of Equitas Consultants Inc. Besides his law practice focusing on commercial transactions including mergers, acquisitions, and the sale of business properties, Ron provides consulting services to family businesses and business families focusing on succession planning, communications, governance and mediation services. Joining… Read more »