What makes us different?
We are two Calgary accountants passionate about helping owner managed businesses with their financial reporting, tax planning, and compliance.
Canada avoided having a tax on income until the War Tax Act of 1917 was passed. The act was originally introduced as a temporary measure to help pay for the escalating cost of World War I.
Our firm is named after this historic year which changed Canadian taxation - 1917 CPA.
Like the accountants of 1917, we endeavour to be knowledgeable, honourable, and fair. Think of 1917 CPA as accountants with the values of 1917, but the technology of today.
Did you know that the 2017 federal budget has greatly reduced the requirements to claim the Medical Expense Tax Credit for fertility medical services, drugs, lab tests, and more. The CRA will allow you to adjust previously filed tax returns that are up to 10 years old. We know that this is a sensitive subject, […]
On July 18, 2017, the Department of Finance for Canada released information regarding proposed tax legislation changes aimed at restricting some of the tax planning and deferral benefits associated with Canadian private corporations. It is expected that these changes will have a significant impact on how the earnings of Canadian private corporations and related distributions […]
The following steps will walk you through the process of incorporation and other items to get your newly incorporated company ready for business: Step 1 – Incorporation – This can be done for a minimal fee at any Alberta registries office, however, the registry office will not provide you with corporate bylaws or articles of […]
Our office is on the fourth floor of Kensington Professional Centre
There is generally plenty of paid street parking available during business hours
Clients with accessibility needs can use the entrance on the east side of the building