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2019 Federal Budget Summary

On March 19, 2019 the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, presented the 2019 Federal Budget, Investing in the Middle Class, to the House of Commons. We have a brief summary available for you on LinkedIn or Facebook. If you'd like the entire commentary please don't hesitate to contact our office. 


What to do with your tax refund… or balance owing…

Looking for a little advice on how to best manage your personal tax refund or balance owing to CRA this tax season? Check out our article on Facebook or LinkedIn to get a few ideas.

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Oh Baby! Financial Planning Tips for a New Child

Having children can be wonderful and will bring many joys into your life. It can also do a real number on your wallet. Check out our article on Facebook or LinkedIn to gain a few financial nuggets that can help you get organized and maybe gain a few extra dollars. 

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So, you want to claim your vehicle…

Claiming your vehicle can be a great write off for tax purposes; however, there are quite a few CRA guidelines that must be followed to ensure you make it through an audit unscathed. Check out our article on either Facebook or LinkedIn to learn more.


Increasing convenience for clients!

We now have a drop box clients can safely and securely leave their records in after hours. Available 365 days a year 24 hours a day!

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We Owe How Much? ... OUCH!

The good news is your earning income... the bad news...

A large tax bill can put a kink in your style so make sure you are prepared by following a few simple steps. Check out our article on Facebook or LinkedIn.


Networking Again!

Having gotten through most of tax season I was out with my father doing some networking again. Hope to see you out as well!

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Connex Events

Uptown Rutland Business Association 

Downtown After 5

 Can't quite remember all of those looming tax deadline? Here are a few of the important ones to keep in mind. Missing a deadline can mean interest and penalties which aren't any fun at all. 

Check out our new services summary video! 

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Holiday Bonuses - To Be Or Not to Be Taxable

Are you curious about whether an employee Christmas gift is tax free or not? Check out my latest article on either Facebook or LinkedIn!


I’ve Incorporated – Now How Should I Pay Myself?

Are you wondering about the implications of paying yourself a salary or a dividend? Check out my article on LinkedIn or Facebook for some great information. 


Featured on KelownaNow's In Focus!

Interested in learning a bit more about your accountant? Check out KelownaNow's In Focus article that features Jillian! 

"In Focus is our gift to the community. A way for us to help show our recognition for the people, businesses, and organizations that help make our city great. The team at is passionate about this community and the people that make it amazing. We want to show our friends, neighbours, family, and colleagues that we notice them and the fabulous things that they do." From KelownaNow's InFocus Article. 


What is a Shareholder Loan and My Taxes are What!?!

Ever wonder why your accountant keeps bring up your shareholder loan balance? It isn't a good thing... Stay informed by checking out my article on LinkedIn or Facebook


How to reduce your accounting fees (and keep your accountant happy).

Considering starting a second savings account just for your accounting fees? Consider these tips first. Check out the article on LinkedIn or Facebook


Is It Tax Time Already?!?!?

Time to panic! Or not. Getting prepared for tax season by following a few steps can help ease concerns this April when the tax man is lurking. Check out the article on LinkedIn or Facebook.  


TFSA or RRSP? What's the deal with all these acronyms?

With the RRSP deadline looming at the end of February I thought I would touch on the main difference between RRSPs and TFSAs and which might be best for young adults. Check out the article on LinkedIn or Facebook


RRSP and Tax Tips from CPA BC

CPA BC has provided a few RRSP and Tax Tips for the public. Check them out and let us know what you think or if you have any questions: RRSP and Tax Tips!


In the local news!


CPA, CA Jillian Battaglio has started a new accounting firm just in time to cure your winter tax time blues. Creekside Accounting Ltd. at 1024 Calmels Crescent is a boutique accounting firm that specializes in helping individuals and small businesses fulfill their taxation reporting requirements. Jillian and her team will work with you to understand your needs and file your tax return in a timely manner. Whether you are a business owner or a start-up entrepreneur Creekside can help reduce your stress and let you focus on your business. The company offers a variety of services including accounting, bookkeeping, taxation and consulting with knowledge, experience and expertise. Call 236-420-4801 or visit

(Kelowna Capital News, Wednesday January 25, 2017)