Garth is a member of the Commodity Tax Education Working Group, looking at ways to enhance tax education for professionals in Canada. He has presented four papers at the Annual Commodity Tax Symposium and has been a tutorial leader for in-depth GST/HST courses for 25 years.
The Canada Olympic House for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang will not only house Team Canada and all of their excited fans, but it will be opening its doors to two WelchGroup Consulting staff members as well! Hye-min Lee, WelchGroup Consulting Analyst, emigrated from South Korea to Canada alone when she was just… Read more »
On January 8th we toasted our centennial year with a champagne kickoff celebration! Featuring an incredible cake by Valentina’s Sweet Treats along with ample bubbly and confetti, our staff and partners enjoyed a sweet start to what promises to be a memorable year! As Managing Partner Micheal Burch shared some fun facts from the firm’s… Read more »
The partners and staff at Welch LLP would like to congratulate Karen Dickson on becoming a Partner at our Ottawa office. Karen joined Welch in 2001 and has since become a valuable member of our team. We are always excited when an individual, such as Karen, can join us out of University and with her… Read more »
As a professional, you understand that your company’s brand is important to business growth and development. If you are like hundreds of your peers though, you may fail to realize that your personal brand is just as important. How people perceive you plays a role in your career development and the opportunities available to you… Read more »
We are proud to announce our participation in raising funds for the Shepherd’s of Good Hope food drive through staff donations of gift cards, cheques or online donations. We are proud to support such a great organization and cause. Welch raised a total of $3,475 which will go towards families in need this holiday season.
The partners and staff of Welch LLP Chartered Professional Accountants congratulate Cameron MacIver and Rebecca Ramsay for passing the CPA Common Final Exam and completing their academic requirements en route to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant. Cameron started in November at the Belleville office after completing his Masters of Accounting at Carleton University. Rebecca has… Read more »
Everyone at Welch is pleased to announce that we had 6 successful CFE writers in the September 2017 cohort! The CFE, or Common Final Examination is a three-day examination requiring candidates to demonstrate depth and breadth of competency development in accordance with the CPA Competency Map. This exam is the pinnacle of 3 separate components on the road to obtaining a CPA designation.
On November 29th 2017 at the 17th annual Celebration of People Awards gala, Emily Menard won the employee award. Celebration of People is an annual awards program and dinner event held to recognize the achievements and contributions of individuals, businesses and organizations promoting accessibility, inclusion and full community participation by citizens with disabilities.
Welch LLP travelled to New York City to speak to 60+ members at Anchin, the largest single-office public accounting firm in the U.S. and a member of the BKR International network of independent firms. Welch Managing Partner Micheal Burch along with Director of U.S. Tax Services Alan Tippett, Partner Jim McConnery, Partner Kathy Steffan, and… Read more »
On November 16th, Welch LLP’s Christa Casey- NPO Sector Leader, Partner and Garth Steele- Partner for the second segment in their NPO Bootcamp webinar series. Financial oversight is an important responsibility that is shared among all Not-for-Profit Board Members, but many members are not accountants and may not be comfortable with numbers. In this webinar,… Read more »
President of WelchGroup Consulting Candace Enman was invited to participate on the panel at AICPA’s “Integrated Thinking: Effective Decision Making Within Business”. The event lead to a thought provoking discussion on how CFOs and business executives can leverage information from multiple business units to make informed decisions. Also on the panel were Christine Allison- VP… Read more »
On November 15th 2017, 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. Welch LLP was awarded Best Business, courtesy of their community involvement, employee satisfaction, and deep roots in the Ottawa business community. The award was accepted on… Read more »
For the 5th year in a row, Posing for Paws, a charity fashion show and auction to benefit the Ontario SPCA Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Animal Centre, was organized by Welch LLP Cornwall staff members Christina Russell and Angie Savard. The event was a huge success again this year, raising around $17,000 for their local… Read more »
Welch LLP hosted the 2nd Annual Welch Grand Casino in support of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation on November 8th 2017 in the Shaw Centre’s Trillium Ballroom. The event, made possible by supporting sponsors PWL Capital, Meridian Credit Union, Shaw Centre, and boom 99.7, raised over $25,000 for the ORCF’s Cancer Coaching programs! Cancer Coaching… Read more »
Welch LLP was proud to support the 9th Annual Hatsquerade Gala in Vaughan on Oct 27, 2017. Not only did Welch staff don their hats to show support and raise awareness, but as the presenting sponsor Welch LLP helped HatsOn for Awareness raise $145,000 to further the reach of mental health programs that enhance the… Read more »
Join us at our office for a complimentary one-on-one conversation with one of our staff to ask those business questions that have been weighing on you. All of our office hours are themed, which is meant to draw your attention to certain topics that may be applicable to you and your business. The format of… Read more »
On November 8th, 2017 from 7-11PM Welch LLP & The Welch Legacy Foundation present the 2nd annual Grand Casino in support of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, from 7-11PM at the Shaw Centre in the panoramic Trillium Ballroom. Support the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Back to Work Program 500+ attendees Tons of great prizes Hors… Read more »
Welch LLP was proud to support and be a part of the 13th Annual Special Olympics Festival Breakfast on Friday, October 20th, 2017 presented by Kelly Santini LLP. The breakfast celebrated the participation and achievements of the leadership and efforts of volunteers, coaches and athletes in our community. The 2017 Award Winners at the breakfast… Read more »
On October 5th at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club, Welch LLP hosted their Not-for-Profit Update! The diverse presenters explored a variety of topics to help organizations prepare for the year ahead. Topics discussed included: HST Hot Topics Charity & Not-for-Profit Tax Update Reporting Standards Update Taxable Benefit Issues & Payroll Legislation Exploring Cyber-Risks View… Read more »