Our COVID19 Response. Click here for more information.
I want to assure you that we are still open for business. We prepared extensively to ensure that all of our staff are able to be productive from their own homes and we have tested this extensively. Direct telephone numbers remain connected, email service is unaffected and all of our programs and resources are fully operational.
As of March 19, 2020, some of our staff will be shifting to remote work from time to time. We do not expect this to impact our services to you. Our front door will be locked but most business hours there will be someone in the building.
Please consider emailing your information or calling ahead before you visit us.
Personal taxes have been moved to June 1
Trust returns are now due May 1
Corporate taxes and personal tax balances due after March 18, 2020 have been deferred to August 31 without interest or penalty.
In order to help us continue to serve you, we have the following recommendations:
Our general phone number of 604-945-3639 is still in being answered during business hours and any messages left will be promptly returned. For your convenience we have attached an up to date contact list of our direct phone numbers and email addresses for each staff person.
Additionally we have created email addresses for you to route your document submissions as you may not be able to drop them off in person:
firstname.lastname@example.org – Please send your initial set of personal tax documents here, then any future ones directly to your preparer once they have been assigned.
email@example.com – Please email our admin team here if you have any questions regarding your Sharefile registration or if you need technical assistance
firstname.lastname@example.org – Please send any completed forms here for prompt e-filing and processing.
The Federal Government has undertaken the following Measures that will be relevant to all of our clients: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html
Application for the Benefit will be available in April 2020, and require Canadians to attest that they meet the eligibility requirements. They will need to re-attest every two weeks to reconfirm their eligibility. Canadians will select one of three channels to apply for the Benefit:
For Canadians who lose their jobs or face reduced hours as a result of COVID’s impact, the Government is:
Contact your partner or preparer if you require any assistance with these measures.
Paul (Ted) Ribeyre, B Ed, CPA, CA (BC) CPA (Nevada)