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As a business and professional services (BPS) firm, you navigate in an ever evolving business landscape of changing economies, new accounting policies and evolving tax regulations. You know that thorough business planning, engagement management, a vibrant workplace culture, and visionary leadership are crucial to your success.  While at the same time, you are trying to control professional time, overhead, and manage cash flow to increase your firm’s profitability and management. This means you need holistic guidance and cost effective solutions to make sound business decisions.

Over the years, we have helped thousands of BPS firms achieve their business objectives. Our clients include firms in a variety of service industries, from law, architecture, engineering, consulting and advertising, to name just a few. 

Our professionals are highly attuned to the industry’s accounting requirements, reporting issues and evolving tax legislation. Whether your challenge is building up your management team, marketing your practice, protecting it from fraud and cyber threats, staying on top of regulatory requirements or planning your succession, you can trust us to look beyond the bottom line towards your business continuity and growth.

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Tax implications of employee transfers to Canada for engineering firms

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Tax implications of employee transfers to Canada for engineering firms

In this article for the Canadian Consulting Engineer, the author shares key tax considerations for firms sending their employees to Canada.

  • Frank Casciaro
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  • December 09, 2019
Managing risks as your engineering firm scales operations

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Managing risks as your engineering firm scales operations

As engineering firms increase in scale, they need to consider the balance between pursuit of growth and changes in their risk profile.

  • Catharine Dutt, Jeffrey Lutzak
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  • October 29, 2019
Billing optimization: Is your firm leaving money on the table?

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Billing optimization: Is your firm leaving money on the table?

Amar Joshi and Tomson Varghese identify key areas for business and professional services firms to optimize billing to collection processes.

Best practices in percentage of completion accounting

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Best practices in percentage of completion accounting

Due to its implications, business and professional services firms should be aware of best practices for percentage of completion accounting.

  • Marisa Troina, Deborah Andrews
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  • October 03, 2019
Understanding security frameworks and the benefits to your law firm

RECORDED WEBCAST

Understanding security frameworks and the benefits to your law firm

As cybersecurity continues to gain traction, law firms should implement best practices in the most efficient way possible.

  • March 19, 2019
Digital pathways: Transforming business & professional services firms

RECORDED WEBCAST

Digital pathways: Transforming business & professional services firms

Organizations need to embrace innovation and leverage new digital technologies to remain competitive. Watch our recorded webcast.

  • September 12, 2019
Michael Nicolo

National Business & Professional Services Industry Leader


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We proudly sponsor and participate in events that provide innovative ideas and opportunities for you to improve and grow your business.

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RSM US presents: 2019 year-end close best practices in NetSuite

Hosted by RSM US, this annual NetSuite year-end webcast focuses on year-end processing and includes a Q&A session happening on December 10.

  • December 10, 2019

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Fall Education Series: Tax Talk 2019

Please join our Calgary office for two interesting breakfast seminars in December highlighting tax updates and financial reporting updates. 

  • December 10, 2019

IN-PERSON EVENT

CPA's Not-for-profit forum 2020

Ryan Duquette, partner, will be speaking at CPA Canada’s 2020 not-for-profit forum from February 10 – 11, 2020.

  • February 10, 2020