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Gilmour Group CPAs have Merged with EPR CPAs

Grant Gilmour

I am thrilled to announce that effective November 1st, 2020, Gilmour Group CPAs have merged with EPR CPAs, a leading accounting and business advisory firm based in the Fraser Valley.

EPR has been in business for over 40 years, with a total of six partners, two locations, and over 30 professional staff, EPR provides an immediate and significant injection of bench strength enabling us to provide you with additional service offerings such as audits, reviews, and management consulting to complement our unique expertise in international tax, SR&ED, and Ecommerce.

This merger adds a world of new opportunities for all our clients, business partners and team. Strengthening our team will provide all of us with stability in navigating through these uncertain economic times. I firmly believe this merger has made us stronger and will benefit all of us for years to come.

As with all important business decisions, we will work closely with you to make the integration process as smooth as possible. We estimate the integration of both firms will take place over the next 24 months. Our entire team, whom you’ve grown very fond of, will continue to operate out of our North Langley office location as per usual. We are not moving location and are not changing the phone number.

To learn more about EPR CPAs and their team, visit their website. If you would like more information regarding this merger, I invite you to contact me directly.

To our continued growth and success!

Grant Gilmour, B.Sc., MBA, CPA Canada, CA, CPA USA

Langley office

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Who We Are

A division of EPR Maple Ridge Langley CPAs, we are local Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) who primarily serve Langley, Surrey, and Abbotsford in British Columbia.

We have been in business over 20 years with a firm mandate to go “Beyond the Basics” ® and “Beyond Borders”.

We believe that excellent service is the goal and that service means stretching our minds and skills to solve your business and tax issues.
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What We Do

We help our clients to save on corporate taxes and other government charges. It can be shortsighted to try to save tax today when a "big picture view" can save future taxes and other government charges such as CPP and WCB.

Equally as important as good planning is good execution. Setting up your systems to manage your tax always reduces overall taxes, penalties and other tax surprises.

Corporate Income Tax is our specialty. The biggest opportunities to save corporate taxes are in 1) smart structures, 2) income splitting, and 3) avoiding double taxation, especially in international transactions.
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Who We Work For

Our clients are primarily manufacturing and distribution companies located in and near Metro Vancouver. We have a special interest in, and do, Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) claims for our clients.

Our firm also has a division specializing in International tax, which includes Canadian companies expanding into foreign markets and foreign companies expanding into Canada. We belong to Integra International, a worldwide association of accountants.

We have been in business since 1994. Our founder, Grant Gilmour, CPA, CA, drives this practice and helps our clients to grow and stretch themselves.
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Services We Offer

  • International Tax

    Our clients are importers and exporters. We serve Canadian Businesses that are selling to the world. Most progressive Canadian Businesses will discover that there is a world out there waiting for their products and services. They will face challenges in new markets. We are there to help them navigate the tax rules and minimize tax and the related paperwork.
  • Tax Strategies

    If it is too good to be true it often is. As a general rule we do not encourage our clients to pursue aggressive tax strategies. Many of them are tenuous at best.
  • Corporate Tax Preparation

    Our team is focused on Corporate Tax Advice. This means that we work primarily with business owners. There are some common things that all businesses in Canada must do annually. Here are some links to commonly requested forms at CRA.

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