GGFL’s Anne Van Delst will be presenting a session on ‘Bidding Successfully and Profitably’ at the Ottawa Construction Association symposium on February 27th in Ottawa. For full details on the symposium and to register please click here.
GGFL is very pleased to announced that we have won the 2020 Best of Accounting Award for providing superior service to our clients. We heard from close to 500 clients and we were pleased to learn that 75% of clients rated us a 9 or 10 out of 10! “Our clients have told us that […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Chad Saikaley and Anne Van Delst. People go into business to sell either a product or a specialized service. What they don’t do, is go into business to become debt collectors – unless, of course, they are in the business of debt collecting. Nobody enjoys the collecting part of business and most business people […]
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 […]
By Lyman Gardiner, CPA, CA, LPA, CBV It’s a rare business that doesn’t experience the occasional financial slump. There can be many reasons for a downturn: From an unexpected dip in the national economy to something relatively simple and short term, such as a major customer who doesn’t pay on time. Whatever the reason, downturns […]
By Natalie Evans, Partner, Head of Assurance Overhead costs are a fact of business life and unless they are properly monitored and controlled, they can also quietly eat away at the bottom line. Focusing on profit margins is a given in business. ‘Profits’ may look healthy, but how much of that hard-earned profit is servicing […]