Providing audit services to unions, benefit and pension plans is a complex area of accounting. After over 35 years of working with these clients we’ve built a reputation for technical skills, excellent advice and knowledge of the industry. We have a tradition of going the extra mile in the belief that it benefits everyone involved.

Good Advice, Great Insight

Our Unions, Benefit and Pension Plan Group has worked on a number of clients with similar and unique challenges, and because of this we have built skills in this area unrivaled by other mid-sized firms. Not only can we provide a high level of experience and knowledge to our clients, we provide it at a very fair value.

Our Recent Projects:

  • Historical rate of return calculations for pension investments
  • Review of the applications of GST/HST between organizations and pension plans
  • Analysis of selected listed financial institution HST reporting requirements
  • Specified audit procedures on discounted cash flow investment valuations

Some of our clients include:

  • Retail Wholesale Union
  • Telecommunication Workers’ Pension Plan
  • Hospital Employees’ Union
  • BC Construction Association Group Benefit Plan
March 8, 2018

Phasing out of the Health and Welfare Trust Regime

Health and Welfare Trust A health and welfare trust (HWT) is not defined in the Income Tax Act (the Act). In general terms, a health and we...
January 19, 2018

Announcing our acquisition of Brewer Edge LLP

Smythe LLP is pleased to announce their acquisition of South Surrey-based CPA firm Brewer Edge LLP. The Brewer Edge team, led by Gary Brewer...
December 15, 2017

Tax Update: Simplifying Income Sprinkling

On December 13, 2017, the Department of Finance released revised draft legislative proposals in respect of the tax on split income (β€œTOSIβ...

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