Gilmour Group


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Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs)

We primarily serve Langley, Surrey, and Abbotsford in British Columbia, and Calgary in Alberta.

Who are we?

We look at the “big picture” which helps our clients to save on corporate taxes and other government charges.

Who do we work for?

Our clients are primarily manufacturing and distribution companies located in western Canada.

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Our Canadian FAQ newsletters answer corporate tax questions for business owners.

International newsletters

Our International FAQ newsletters focuses on international tax issues for corporations doing business across borders.

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Who We Are

We are local Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) who primarily serve Langley, Surrey, and Abbotsford in British Columbia, and Calgary in Alberta.

GGCPA has 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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FAQ for Tax Savvy Clients

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06
AUG
2019

International FAQ #58 – Non-Arm’s Length Transactions with Non-Residents

What is a T106 Information Return of Non-Arm’s Length Transactions with Non-Residents?
02
AUG
2019

When you Pay Income Taxes, Does it all Go to the Federal Government?

No, most of the time. In Canada the Federal Government and Provincial governments have unified income tax payments in most of the provinces.
30
JUL
2019

Canadian FAQ #302 – Class 10 vs 10.1 Assets

How do you determine if your new vehicle is a Class 10 or Class 10.1 asset and what are the tax implications?
26
JUL
2019

Are Gambling Expenses Deductible?

In Canada, no, they are not unless you are in the business of being a professional poker or similar game player. On the flip side, the winnings...
23
JUL
2019

Canadian FAQ #301 – Dividends vs Salary 2019

Is it better to take a dividend or salary for 2019? We determine the best strategy for dividends or salaries or a mixture of both.
19
JUL
2019

Does VAT stand for Very Annoying Tax?

No, it might be annoying but it is actually Value Added Tax. Many countries in the world have value-added taxes such as the United Kingdom.

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