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Federal & BC governments' initiatives in response to COVID-19
Posted March 25, 2020

Last week the Federal government announced a number of measures to support and assist businesses, employees and families as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the BC government announced their measures. We are sending this email to highlight the initiatives we thought would be relevant to you. Please click here to see our summary. For full details of all the Federal initiatives you can click here.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Update regarding 2019 tax returns
Posted March 12, 2020

In light of the recent guidelines and information provided by BCCDC and WHO surrounding COVID-19 and in an effort to keep our clients, colleagues and the greater community safe, GBCo would like to encourage you to send us your personal tax information in an electronic format.  We have a secure portal where documents may be uploaded and your personal tax return can be sent to you by secure email or regular mail.

If would like to send us your documents electronically – please click here.

If you have already submitted your documents to us and would like to receive your tax return via email or mail instead of pick up, please let us know at your earliest convenience.

Congratulations to Ms. Lori Mathison, President & CEO of CPABC
Posted February 05, 2020

Business in Vancouver magazine has selected CPABC executive Lori Mathison as the recipient of the 2020 Influential Women in Business Award. Read More

Posted January 10, 2020

GBCo would like to congratulate our successful CFE writers who passed their exam!

Well done!!!

It's time to file your 2018 tax return
Posted February 27, 2019

We are writing to remind you of the upcoming requirement to file your 2018 personal tax return(s). We send this reminder every year to assist you in gathering the necessary information and to confirm the terms of our engagement to prepare your personal income tax return. 

To help us complete your return before the April 30, 2019 deadline and to help you gather the necessary information, please use our checklist as a guide and send us your information as soon as possible. If you would like to send your documents electronically, they can be sent to Please contact us if you would like to send your records via our secure file transfer portal.

Once you have collected the applicable information please forward to our office at your earliest convenience. We will prepare your return(s), based on the information you provide to us, and electronically file it with Canada Revenue Agency. It is your responsibility to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this information. We do not audit, review or otherwise verify the accuracy of this information.

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions regarding your return or any of the above.

Please visit our website's resource area for the expense summary spreadsheet and checklists. Our website is full of information to help you get to know us and answer your questions.

**For those of you who wait for Easter as the deadline to get your information to us, please note that it falls very late this year at April 19 – 22, 2019.  If you wait until Easter weekend before you drop off your records, we cannot guarantee that we can get your tax return done on time so please ensure you drop them off earlier to allow us sufficient time to complete your return.**