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Christian Perry: GGFL’s newest partner

Christian Perry: GGFL’s newest partner

GGFL is delighted to announce that Christian Perry has joined the firm’s partner team. Christian started working at GGFL as a first-term co-op student in 1994 and prior to his new appointment was an associate partner. “Christian’s commitment to the firm and to client service is second to none,” said GGFL Managing Partner Josh Engel. […]

GFFL Goes 4 for 4 in CPA CFE Exams

GFFL Goes 4 for 4 in CPA CFE Exams

Congratulations to GGFL’s four staff accountants who successfully completed the CPA Common Final Examination (CFE). GGFL is extremely proud! Way to go: Sydney Depper – Staff Accountant, Assurance and Advisory Services Kassem Darwiche – Staff Accountant, Assurance and Advisory Services Anthony Di Perno – Staff Accountant, Assurance and Advisory Services Daniel Wong – Senior Staff […]

Funding growth: How financial projections can help

Funding growth: How financial projections can help

Iron Horse Security and Investigations president Robin St. Martin first sought advice from Ottawa accounting firm GGFL at the suggestion of his bank. Iron Horse was growing and looking for cash to finance new contracts. The bank’s loan officer figured St. Martin would benefit from some holistic accounting advice. That was five years ago and when he […]

Passing the torch: The complexities of succession planning

Passing the torch: The complexities of succession planning

It is a common scenario. An entrepreneur has put their heart and soul into developing a successful business and now has some crucial decisions to make about who will run the business and how the accumulated wealth will be shared after he or she retires or dies. Succession planning is a detailed, often emotional and […]

The Management Buyout: The Paradigm shift

The Management Buyout: The Paradigm shift

It was summer 2016 when Louise Radmore, president of Ottawa commercial property management company Paradigm Properties, decided to retire and begin winding down the company she established 20 years earlier. After notifying the staff and starting to notify clients, she began her path to retirement. In only a few days, she realized that perhaps it […]

GGFL Named top Employer for Recent Grads

GGFL Named top Employer for Recent Grads

GGFL has been named as one of Canada’s best employers for recent graduates by The Career Directory. By combining excellent career growth, extensive training and development opportunities and a modern benefits program, GGFL is able to offer summer students and recent graduates a supportive work environment to learn and grow. To learn more, visit our […]

New IRS Program Provides Relief For Those Who Relinquish US Citizenship

New IRS Program Provides Relief For Those Who Relinquish US Citizenship

By Monica Martinez, CPA, CA, CPA Principal, U.S. and Cross-Border Tax & Advisory Services On September 6, 2019, the IRS announced the new “Relief Procedures for Certain Former (US) Citizens” (Relief Procedures), which apply to certain individuals who have relinquished, or intend to relinquish their US citizenship (expatriate). If eligibility criteria are met, the new […]