Colin Ellis


Recent Blog Posts By Colin Ellis

Canadian audit fees jump as public filings plunge for 2019

Audit Analytics crunches the SEDAR numbers for Canadian audit fees in 2019

Book Review – Victory Over the CRA: An Accountant's Guide to Representing a Client

Tax Lawyer Dale Barrett wears the white hat in a timeless showdown with the CRA

How ScanSnap helps accountants work from home

Remote work is here to stay. A document scanner is essential hardware

Friday News Roundup 20.08.14: KPMG, Grant Thornton, rehiring stats, and fraudster jailed      

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news

Why Canadian accountants need a CEWS client engagement letter now more than ever

Accounting practitioners are under pressure during the current pandemic to meet their clients' needs. Clearline Consulting has COVID-19 practice-related resources to mitigate risk

Friday News Roundup 20.07.31: CPA Canada applauds Chamber, Morneau smoke, CFIB & more   

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news

Friday News Roundup 20.07.24: Pandemic debt, WFH tax breaks, Love & Money and more

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news

Canadian accounting students ready for reopening of national exam

First exam since September 2019 to include safety precautions, integrity measures

Do Swiss banks owe your accounting clients money?

Clock is ticking for investors who held Swiss bank accounts to claim reimbursements of retrocessions deemed illegal

St-Jean to replace Thomas as head of Canadian accounting profession

CPA Canada has announced the appointment of Charles-Antoine St-Jean its new president and CEO, replacing Joy Thomas

Be careful, Canadian accountants! Your CPA Canada info was hacked

Canadian accounting profession hit by cyberattacks during COVID-19

Accounting profession publishes views on beneficial ownership transparency

CPA Canada and IFAC joint report on registries as AML tools

Tax Court of Canada to prioritize sittings for summer reopening

17-point prioritization plan detailed by Chief Justice Eugene Rossiter

Tax Court of Canada presents summer reopening pandemic scenarios

Chief Justice Eugene Rossiter lays out plans, procedures for summer hearings

Canadian post-pandemic economy to be tepid, says accounting firm RSM Canada

Monetary authorities have responded appropriately says The Real Economy

5 fun takeaways from the 2020 Accounting & Bookkeeping Survey

The annual survey is a goldmine of information on Canadian accountants, sole practitioners and SME firms

Which mid-sized accounting firm gained the most new clients last year?

Our annual report of 2019 SEDAR filing data crunched by Audit Analytics

KPMG Canada leads Big Four in audit client gains, losses

Our annual report of 2019 SEDAR filing data crunched by Audit Analytics

Coronavirus tax relief: Finally some good news for accountants

Sole practitioners, small firms will benefit most from deadline extensions

Canadian accountants sign global climate change statement

CPA Canada aligns with global accounting bodies to address climate change

How to persuade your accounting clients to adopt new technologies

Use the right approach and your clients will be scanning their own receipts, says Jennie Moore of Moore Details Inc.

What risk does coronavirus pose to Canadian auditors?

Securities regulator issues statement following UK, US audit watchdogs

EY Canada teams up to launch cybersecurity crisis communications solution

Accounting, legal and communications firms to offer a unique, made-in-Canada solution

CPA Canada releases September 2019 CFE results

September CFE writers won't be penalized for failing exam

Canadian Accountant’s most popular articles from 2019

These were the accounting stories that grabbed your attention in 2019