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ShareFile FAQ

ShareFile FAQ

While we do everything we can to protect your information, we also know that email is increasingly vulnerable to attack. Since the information we share is highly sensitive, our standard policy is to only share electronic files through ShareFile. Find the answers to questions you may have about our new file-sharing portal.

GGFL Portal User Guide

GGFL Portal User Guide

This document provides the basics of ShareFile to help you get started accessing, downloading and uploading files faster.

Sending personal tax documents through ShareFile

Sending personal tax documents through ShareFile

This guide provides the basics of ShareFile to help you get started accessing, downloading and uploading your files faster. Read on for a step-by-step guide on using our new file-sharing portal

GGFL disappointed promise of tax review absent from Budget

GGFL disappointed promise of tax review absent from Budget

A new report from CPA Canada, released in advance of the federal budget, says that a review of Canada’s tax system should focus on making the tax system simpler, fairer, more efficient, and internationally competitive. Canada’s last major overhaul of tax law was in the pre-internet days of 1972. GGFL’s Head of Tax Chad Saikaley agrees the system is out of date, and with legislated add-ons over the decades has become a patchwork that is inconsistent and impossible for the average informed Canadian to understand.

A potential new attack on your bank account

A potential new attack on your bank account

Fraudsters may attempt to help themselves to money in your bank account. Read one account of how easily this could happen, and why it’s important to regularly check your account online, as well as complete monthly bank reconciliations.

Planning for the unexpected

Planning for the unexpected

Life can be unpredictable.  If you’re a business owner, strategic planning is a necessary part of ensuring your continued success.  You want to be the one guiding where the company is going and setting the direction for the future.

Part of that planning involves having a succession plan in place so that if you become incapacitated or die unexpectedly, your loved ones are taken care of.

Understanding changes to the Canada Pension Plan

Understanding changes to the Canada Pension Plan

The federal government introduced enhancements to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) on January 1st, in a long-term effort to sustain the forced saving system for future retirees. The changes, to be introduced in two phases, will mean increased contributions from employers, employees, and the self-employed.

Beginning of a new era at GGFL

Beginning of a new era at GGFL

GGFL is delighted to announce that Josh Engel is our firm’s new managing partner, who is taking over from Deborah Bourchier. Engel’s two main goals will be maintaining the relationship GGFL has with its clients and continuing to foster a caring, supportive working environment at the firm. Deborah will continue to focus on working with her clients and mentoring the next generation of our firm’s leadership.