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Taking the Guess Work out of Revenue Forecasts

Taking the Guess Work out of Revenue Forecasts

By Natalie Evans, Partner, Head of Assurance, Advisory Services For any business owner, forecasting growth can be an onerous task – the financial equivalent of a trip to the dentist. But like trips to the dentist, they are important, and not necessarily as painful as you might expect. None of us can see into the […]

2020 Tax Facts for Ontario Residents

2020 Tax Facts for Ontario Residents

We’ve updated our Tax Facts for Ontario Residents document to include the new 2019 rates, as well as the 2018 rates.

GGFL’s “go-to” Tax Facts sheet is a quick reference guide on Ontario tax rates, including corporate income, RRSP limits, prescribed interest rates, automobile amounts, personal tax brackets for salary and dividends, TFSA, CPP and EI limits, pension splitting with spouses, Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB), and clawback of Old Age Security.

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. […]

GGFL Goes 4 for 4 in CPA CFE Exams

GGFL 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 […]