Announcements and Administration
In January 2017, the CRA released its Report on the Charities Program 2015–2016, which provides interesting insights into Canada’s charitable sector. A common thread weaving through issues related to obtaining and maintaining charitable status is the need to create, maintain, and report/file information required by the Charities Directorate and the Income Tax Act.
We are very pleased to announce that Nate Vickery will be blogging regularly on Inside Internal Controls!
The new requirements may be particularly onerous for corporations like home–builders or condominium developers, or any other corporation which may have hundreds or thousands of ownership interests in land.
The holidays are upon us and it is time to take a well deserved break. Please note that we will not be blogging during the holiday season from Thursday December 24, 2015 at noon to Friday January 1, 2016, inclusive. Our bloggers will resume sharing their expertise and interesting developments in the world of risk management and internal controls on Monday January 4, 2016…
The holidays are upon us and it is time to take a well deserved break. We are signing off for 2014 with a list of the top 10 most read posts published in 2014. Although Canada’s anti-spam legislation dominated the list, accessibility, internal controls and charities were also very topical.
We are very pleased to announce that The Disability Network (TDN) team members headed by Jerry Ford will be blogging on First Reference Talks and Inside Internal Controls.
It’s a pleasure to welcome Zach Aysan, Venn as a guest blogger. Zach will be blogging on behalf of Venn on information technology and risk that plague most modern work environments, including web applications and internal tools that help people figure out their data.
The team at First Reference Inc. and Inside Internal Controls blog wishes everyone a very Happy Holiday Season and all the best for the New Year! / L’Équipe de La Référence et du billet Inside Internal Controls blog vous souhaite de belles fêtes et une bonne et heureuse année. In addition, we would like to remind you of the three public/statutory holidays…
The team at First Reference Inc. and Inside Internal Controls blog wishes everyone a very Happy Holiday Season and all the best for the New Year!
It’s a pleasure to welcome Adam Aptowitzer, Drache Aptowitzer LLP as a guest blogger. Adam will be blogging on behalf of Drache Aptowitzer LLP on corporate law and Income Tax law as it applies to charities and not for profits.
First Reference author and collaborator Jeffrey Sherman named Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
Jeffrey D. Sherman is the lead author of all four volumes of First Reference’s Internal Controls Library: Finance and Accounting PolicyPro (including Operations and Marketing PolicyPro), Information Technology PolicyPro and Not-for-Profit PolicyPro. While we knew our internal control publications were in good hands before, we don’t mind saying we’re especially proud to have Jeffrey’s name on them now.
It’s a pleasure to welcome Maanit Zemel as a guest blogger. She will be blogging on several legal matters of concern to small to medium size businesses as well as internal controls.