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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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How Gordon McMillan is Rebuilding his Branding Agency

How Gordon McMillan is Rebuilding his Branding Agency

For Ottawa’s leading branding agency, McMillan, hard times happened even before the pandemic struck. In this ‘Beyond the Numbers’ presentation, host Anne Van Delst and guest Gordon McMillan discuss the choices Gordon faced in 2019 as revenues collapsed and how seeking creditor protection allowed the organization to regain its footing in 2020. Topics Gordon and […]

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Claiming Working from Home Expenses

Claiming Working from Home Expenses

By Wendy Wong, CPA, CA, Senior Manager, Tax & Advisory Services For your 2020 personal tax filing, the Canada Revenue Agency has introduced two options that will allow employees to report expenses they incurred while working from home during the pandemic. All eligible members of a household who worked from home can each claim working […]

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Options and Steps to Take to Restructure and Save a Business with Significant Debt

Options and Steps to Take to Restructure and Save a Business with Significant Debt

Many businesses across multiple sectors are facing dire financial circumstances that were unimaginable just twelve short months ago. And with government aid programs set to expire in June, business leaders are facing difficult choices that will impact their ability to survive and rebuild. In this Beyond the Numbers presentation, GGFL’s Anne Van Delst and Valérie […]

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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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Looking To The Future: GGFL Appoints First Chief Innovation Officer

Looking To The Future: GGFL Appoints First Chief Innovation Officer

GGFL is delighted to announce that Margot Sunter will be the firm’s first Chief Innovation Officer. Margot, who has been with GGFL for seven years, is currently Chief Operating Officer, a role she will keep along with her expanding duties. As Chief Innovation Officer, she will focus on strategic planning and, among other aspects of […]

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Beyond the Numbers: Christian Gaudet – Getting Energy From Being With People

Beyond the Numbers: Christian Gaudet – Getting Energy From Being With People

This occasional series features GGFL employees who dedicate their own time to volunteering. Here we meet Manager of Assurance, Christian Gaudet, a former professional hockey player. To appreciate Christian Gaudet’s dedication to hockey, and young hockey players, it helps to know a little about Christian himself. Here’s the short version: Former captain of the Moncton […]

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