The AC Group is a dynamic organization of independent CPA firms located throughout Atlantic Canada. It was formed by the firms for a common purpose - to assist them in fulfilling the needs of their clients by offering highest quality professional assurance, tax and advisory services.
AC Group member firms are well-established local firms, which are focused on value-added services to privately held businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and public sector government boards, agencies and commission.
The AC Group Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul F. Belliveau FCPA, FCA, as its new President and Executive Officer. A founding member of the AC Group of Independent Accounting Firms Limited, Paul is responsible for implementation of the strategic direction and oversight of the...More
26/04/18 - The collection of personal information has never been more commonplace, and it’s destined to grow even more as machine-learning algorithms and voice-assistance technology, specifically designed to learn from human habits, become part of everyday life. As Facebook and Cambridge Analytica’s data-abuse scandal has unfolded in recent weeks, forcing...More
09/04/18 - In Nova Scotia and interested in hiring a Co-op Student this Fall? Applications are now open to secure funding for this Fall via novascotia.ca.
The Co-op Education Incentive (CO-OP) provides wage assistance to private sector, government-funded and non-profit organizations offering career-related work experiences for university and...
16/03/2018 - As tax season is upon us would you recognize the warning signals, or would you know what to expect if the CRA ever contacted you?
It is possible that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will contact you by phone for legitimate tax reasons. During such phone...
28/02/2018 - How will the Budget impact the Atlantic Canadian region? Please download a copy of our 2018 Federal Budget Commentary here or contact your AC Group tax advisor to find out more information.More
01/12/2017 - The AC Group is proud to announce our 8 successful CFE writers!
Alicia Franey - Bishop & Company, Wolfville, NS
Amie Song - Arsenault Best Cameron Ellis, Charlottetown, PEI
Colin Beck - Arsenault Best Cameron Ellis, Charlottetown, PEI
Chris McDougall - Bringloe Feeney, Fredericton, NB
08/09/2017 - The Nova Scotia Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness recently joined forces with the CFIB, Construction Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax Chamber of Commerce, and many others to send a letter to the Nova Scotia Premier, Mr. Stephen McNeil, encouraging him to stand beside his constituents and express...More
08/09/2017 - The AC Group's Taxation Committee has prepared a draft letter for you to use, if you wish, to communicate with your MP, Minister of Finance, and Prime Minister.
You can find a download of the word document here. Please feel free to edit and tailor...
01/09/2017 - On July 18, 2017 the Canadian Department of Finance launched a consultation regarding major changes proposed to the taxation of private corporations. These changes focus on the concepts of income sprinkling, use of the lifetime capital gains exemption, earning investment income in a corporation, and removing value from...More