Category Archives: Birrer Sangret

Cloud Accounting Software: We’ve got you covered!

Written By on October 4, 2016

It’s no secret these days; there’s more than just one cloud accounting software provider. In fact, there are over a handful of great cloud based software providers serving the Canadian market right now. We’ve joined forces with these companies to ensure we provide our clients with the most diverse compatibility in the market today. These platforms are designed to make your life easier; pair them with Birrer Sangret LLP and free up valuable time to work on your business, not in it.           If you’re using […]

CRA Instalment Payments: Do I have to pay them?

Written By on September 13, 2016

When tax returns for 2015 were filed, some individuals would have been required to make a substantial tax payment in April of 2016 since their 2015 tax withholdings and instalment payments (or lack of) were not sufficient to cover the additional income. In general, if that April payment upon filing was greater than $3,000, CRA will request those individuals to make instalment payments during the 2016 year. Instalment reminders are sent out by CRA (usually in August) and may ask […]

2016 Ride for Life

Written By on May 4, 2016

We’d like to thank the Ladysmith Business Builders for their generous donation to support Phil in his participation in the 2016 Ride for Life. For those that are not aware, the 2016 Ride for Life is an inaugural cycling event in support of the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation with a course winding through Nanaimo, starting and finish at the Nanaimo Airport. A big thanks to everyone who has supported this great cause. For more information or to pledge your […]

Powered by Green Electricity

Written By on April 27, 2016

We are proud to announce our investment for change with Bullfrog Power. This allows us to further our environmental commitment by choosing green electricity. With Bullfrog Power, we are reducing or eliminating our emissions footprint and supporting the growth of renewable energy in Canada. In 2016, Birrer Sangret LLP will produce 18 MWh of clean, renewable energy sourced from wind, solar, biomass or low-impact hydro projects resulting in 3.2 tonnes of CO2e emissions reductions per year. Clients, both current and […]

Eco Upgrades in Cobble Hill

Written By on April 6, 2016

The eco upgrades are complete on the Cobble Hill office where the halogen track lighting was replaced with LED fixtures. A programmable thermostat was also installed. This has resulted in a 38% decrease in energy consumption, with an average daily consumption down to 18 kWh/day. The $420 cost of the upgrades represents 3,900 kWh at BC Hydro’s base rate, whereas we are projecting savings of at least 4,000 kWh in the first year. This gives the project a payback period […]

Birrer Sangret Open House, “We’re Open for Business!”

Written By on January 13, 2016

Last week saw the opening of our new firm, both our downtown Nanaimo location as well as our Cobble Hill location. Partners Phil and Kyle were on hand to share the many warm wishes from many friends and colleagues as well as to share in some delicious cupcakes from Misfit Cupcakes, amazing coffee from the Buzz and an assortment of other more “adult friendly” thirst quenchers. Overall, close to a hundred people came by to share the exciting news of […]

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