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Not-for-Profit & Charity

Accounting & Tax

In Red Deer &

Central Alberta

At Swainson Alexander LLP our experience enables us to understand the issues and challenges that confront charities and not-for-profit organizations and their accounting needs in Red Deer. We deliver tremendous value, experience, and advice to help you bring your vision and social capital to life. Whether your organization is a charity, housing co-operative, condominium corporation, foundation, trust or service organization, we can help.

We are here for you year-round regarding any accounting, auditing, IT or income tax-related questions.

We Offer the Following Services:

Audit, review or compilation financial statement services

Financial statement advisory and preparation services where there is an independence issue with your auditor preparing

T3010 Charity returns and CRA charity audit assistance

GST rebate applications

Board governance and policy advice

We are strongly committed to meeting any and all deadlines and mandates set forth by your organization's Board of Directors.

Condominium Owners

Condominium owners did you know? - Under section 33 of the Alberta Condominium Act ("the Act"), the bylaws of the corporation are set out in Schedule 4 of the Alberta Condominium Regulations, and those bylaws remain in force in respect of that corporation until they are repealed or replaced. Those bylaws require audited financial statements. Since the Act does not specify the qualifications of the auditor, the most cost-efficient approach to this requirement is to have two board members certify that they have audited the financial statements once they have performed their due diligence. In a smaller condominium with relatively routine transactions, this could be an avenue to consider depending on the members’ risk tolerance.

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