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WE’RE CHANGING . . . AND STAYING THE SAME. In March 2020, as Canada began to realize the severity of COVID-19, we at GGFL closed our office and become a virtual firm. Had we decided to do that in ‘normal’ times, it would likely have taken years. With COVID looming large, the pivot took us […]

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

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

For the fourth time, GGFL has been named ‘Best of the Best Accounting Firms’ for North America by INSIDE Public Accounting. GGFL was one of just five firms in Canada to receive the recognition. ‘Best of Best’ recipients are assessed through an in-depth survey and analysis of 50 criteria including strategic planning, training and development, […]

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GGFL, COVID And The Future – A Message to Our Clients

GGFL, COVID And The Future – A Message to Our Clients

In March 2020, as Canada began to realize the severity of COVID-19, we at GGFL decided to close our office and become a virtual firm. Had we decided to do that in ‘normal’ times, it would likely have taken years. With COVID looming large, it took us roughly a week. We asked a great deal […]

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The New Official Plan, COVID-19 and the Future of Living and Working in Ottawa – Webinar Recording

The New Official Plan, COVID-19 and the Future of Living and Working in Ottawa – Webinar Recording

The pandemic has caused a major upheaval in the way we live and work. As businesses begin to plan for the future and the opportunities of our post-COVID world, these changes will have a major impact on strategic priorities. Adding to the changing business environment is the launch of Ottawa’s new Official Plan, which has […]

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Federal Budget Commentary 2021

Federal Budget Commentary 2021

On April 19, 2021, the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, presented Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience, to the House of Commons. No changes were made to personal or corporate tax rates (other than a temporary measure for zero-emission technology manufacturers), nor to the inclusion rate […]

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Signing Your GGFL Documents Electronically

Signing Your GGFL Documents Electronically

Last year we introduced a new service that allowed clients to sign their documents electronically. The feedback from clients was that we need to offer a more straightforward solution. We listened. After extensive research and testing, we are moving our e-signature service from RightSignature to Adobe Sign. With Adobe Sign, we will no longer be […]

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GGFL is delighted to announce that Monica Martinez is our new Associate Partner.

GGFL is delighted to announce that Monica Martinez is our new Associate Partner.

Monica Martinez is a specialist in U.S. and Cross-Border Tax & Advisory Services – a fast growing, increasingly complex area of taxation impacting thousands of Canadian businesses and individuals for myriad reasons. The level of cross-border activity has grown exponentially in recent years, said GGFL Managing Partner Josh Engel, and the related domestic and foreign […]

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Re:Design – How Gabriel Pizza Transformed a Key Part of Their Operation During the Pandemic

Re:Design – How Gabriel Pizza Transformed a Key Part of Their Operation During the Pandemic

Gabriel Pizza’s President and CEO George Hanna and Chad Saikaley‘s in-depth discussion on how Gabriel’s weathered the pandemic storm by modernizing a key part of its operation, including: How risk analysis and financial projections were used to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the business What contingency plans were considered to reduce the financial impact […]

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Nine Ways To Make Your Tax Preparation More Efficient

Nine Ways To Make Your Tax Preparation More Efficient

Gathering all the tax return information to send to your accountant and/or CRA can be unnecessarily time consuming and involve way too much paper. GGFL Associate Partner Jean McDonell offers these tips to make the annual chore a little less . . . well, taxing. Ask your dental professional, pharmacist or other relevant health professional […]

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