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GGFL Named ‘Best of the Best’ by INSIDE Public Accounting

GGFL Named ‘Best of the Best’ by INSIDE Public Accounting

GGFL has once again been named one of INSIDE Public Accounting’s ‘Best of the Best Accounting Firms’ for North America. GGFL was one of just 6 firms in Canada to receive the honour. Recipients are assessed through an in-depth survey and analysis of 50 criteria including strategic planning, productivity, professional development and client service. Delivering […]

Tax Payment Deadline

Tax Payment Deadline

This is an important reminder for all clients that the deadline for income tax balances owing to the CRA for 2019, as well June and September income tax instalments, is September 30th. If you do not pay your taxes by the deadline and did not file your tax return by its related deadline you will […]

Plans for Re-Opening

Plans for Re-Opening

Our Office is Back Open for Business! With Some Restrictions, of Course After weeks of careful planning, GGFL is pleased to announce that our offices have now re-opened for staff and clients. We will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. While we are excited to be taking steps to return to some […]

Pause & Plan: Marketing Agency Soshal’s Tips for Business Owners

Pause & Plan: Marketing Agency Soshal’s Tips for Business Owners

As part of our series aimed at helping businesses prepare for the re-opening of the economy, we asked Dave Hale, co-founder of Ottawa-based digital design and marketing agencies Soshal and Craft & Crew, for his input on what businesses need to focus on to make it through the coming months. How have businesses been reacting […]

GGFL COVID19 Commentary Week #10 – Re-Building the Construction Business

GGFL COVID19 Commentary Week #10 – Re-Building the Construction Business

By: Natalie Evans Few, if any, small and medium-sized businesses have escaped the negative fallout from COVID-19 but for the construction industry, these past two months have been particularly uncertain and harrowing. Construction is a complex business at the best of times, and these are not the best of times. Construction is a business where […]

Recruiting and On-Boarding Remotely

Recruiting and On-Boarding Remotely

Carleton University co-op student Alina de la Fuente joined GGFL in early May and immediately made history. She became the first co-op student the firm has ‘onboarded’ remotely. None of the usual handshakes. No welcoming lunch or chats over coffee – just remote faces and training instruction over video, along with copious advice, support and […]

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #8

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #8

By: Deborah Bourchier COVID-19 has pressed the pause button on long-term decision making in much of the business community. Many small and medium sized businesses that were thriving, or at least experiencing healthy growth, are now struggling as they navigate this current crisis. High level decisions being contemplated two months ago have been overtaken by […]

Duties of Charity & Not-For-Profit Board Members During the Pandemic

Duties of Charity & Not-For-Profit Board Members During the Pandemic

By Adam Aronson, CPA, CA Senior Manager, Assurance & Advisory Services While we all grapple with the challenges of the pandemic at home and at work, boards members of charity and not-for-profits have the added responsibility of fulfilling their duties as directors. Key issues for charity and not-for-profit board members to consider are: Cash Flow […]