Partner Shawn Kelso and Senior Manager Virginia Lackey had the privilege of presenting at the Accountants Forum for the Sri Lankan Accountants Association of Canada (SAAC). SAAC is comprised of Sri Lankan accounting professionals including CAs, CGAs, CMAs, as well as students working towards their accounting designations.
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 »
Our Welch Toronto Sponsee, a social enterprise start-up with Enactus University of Toronto, was recognized as one of the top student run social enterprises in the region! Their start-up EcoPackers aims to eliminate the harmful impact on the environment of plastic packaging peanuts. The students have designed a green alternative to the plastic peanut by… Read more »
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.
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.
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.
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 »
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 »
On Saturday February 25th, Welch LLP participated in the Coldest Night of the Year in support of the Ottawa Mission. The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in 100+ communities across Canada. Thank you to all of generous donors who our team… Read more »
Our Cornwall office participated in Pink Shirt Day today in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall and SD&G. Pink Shirt Day is a national anti-bullying campaign, now in its 8th year. Every February, Canadians, regardless of their station in life, put on a Pink Shirt to let everyone know that they choose… Read more »
The province of Ontario has recently passed into law the Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers Act, 2016 (Act). By virtue of this Act, electricity consumers are entitled to an 8% rebate on the cost of electricity related to consumption on or after January 1, 2017. Although it is apparent this rebate is mostly meant to… Read more »
Our Cornwall office put together two teams to participate in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake Tournament on Saturday February the 4th. The girls played the boys and it was a close game, only losing to the boys by 2 points! Both of our “Super Bean Counters” teams did wonderfully and together… Read more »
If you have set up a “prescribed rate loan” where you have lent money to your spouse, adult child or family trust as part of an income splitting plan, the interest on the loan for 2016 must be paid to you by the borrower on or before January 30, 2017. If the interest is not… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
We are delighted to welcome Alan Tippett to the Welch LLP team! Alan will be serving as the Director of U.S. Tax Advisory Services.
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 »
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 »