20 Mar 2017
Eric Dufour
Vice-President, Partner | FCPA, FCA | Business Transformation

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Groupe La Relève recently entered into a strategic association. This promising new alliance brings together two major players involved in ensuring the success of business successions and transfers. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has been involved in this sector for over 10 years and the Groupe has been applying its energy and drive in this area since it was created in 2014. Under the direction of its three founding partners Édith Arsenault, Alexandre Raymond and Chanel Alepin, Groupe’s mission is to support family business entrepreneurs, particularly through networking and training.

“I am very pleased with this association,” stated Éric Dufour, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Regional Vice-President, Partner and National Business Transfer Leader. “Chanel, Édith and Alexandre represent the drive of the new generation of entrepreneurs and it’s only natural for us to want to support the sustainability and growth of local business managers. Fostering efficient business transfers is in fact one of the keys to our economy’s vitality”.

The underlying objectives of this association are to:

  • Promote and develop Quebec family businesses;
  • Provide training and useful tools to the next generation of entrepreneurs taking over their family businesses; and
  • Showcase the two organizations’ common mission province-wide.

Groupe La Relève currently has five 20-member groups of family business successors in the Greater Montréal region and Québec City. New groups will be set up in the coming year, in Sherbrooke, Gatineau and Trois-Rivières.

Groupe’s partners actively promote their mission through their involvement in various events and forums, including, more recently, on Histoires de succès, broadcast on V Télé.

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17 Mar 2017
Éric Lebel
Partner | CPA, CA, CIRP, LIT | Recovery and reorganization

Éric Lebel, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Trustee-Partner and Financial Turnaround Advisor, continues to share invaluable advice on particular financial situations.

In connection with a series of interviews with LCN and articles published in the Journal de Montréal and the Journal de Québec, Éric discusses certain situations where his advice, one way or another, can be very beneficial to many individuals.

Stéphanie’s case: A 50-year old divorced woman with three dependent children, no alimony and an income that’s not enough to make ends meet, is at risk of going under. Every month, she spends twice the amount she earns […] Read the article and watch the interview.

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15 Mar 2017
Christian Menier
Partner | CPA, CA, M. Fisc. | Tax

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Tax Partners Christian Menier and Luc Lacombe participated in the Les affaires special section on taxes and answered five of the seven questions from readers.

You can read our experts’ answers on whether or not to incorporate real property (in French), moving into a condo that you used to rent, or using a capital loss on an income property to offset a capital gain on the stock market (in French).

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14 Mar 2017

MONTRÉAL, March 14, 2017 – The time has come to prepare tax returns. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to offer its 2016-2017 Tax Planning Guide, at no charge, for the 33rd year to assist individuals in preparing their tax returns more efficiently.

“Our firm has always had the success of individuals and dynamic local businesses at heart. In addition to providing them with advice and quality services for almost 70 years, we consider it equally important to constantly deliver key information for their businesses. Our Tax Planning Guide is one such offering. In addition to making tax planning easier, it helps individuals and managers avoid nasty surprises and prepare their tax returns more efficiently,” stated Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton President and CEO, Emilio B. Imbriglio.

“Finding your way around tax measures can be complicated. Our Tax Planning Guide addresses these concerns with clear, summarized information adapted to today’s users,” added Tax Partner, Luc Lacombe.

The Tax Planning Guide is still accessible via a mobile app for an iPhone and iPad, making it very easy to consult. Additionally, the website (www.en.planiguide.ca) has been optimized to make it easier to browse using a smart phone, download the PDF version and consult other tax information of interest.

“The Tax Planning Guide also includes folders on Corporate Taxation and U.S. Federal Tax as well as New Developments at the beginning of each section. It also includes tax information for other provinces. We have one goal: help you plan and file your taxes,” Lacombe concluded.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Founded in 1948, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has become a Canadian leader in the fields of assurance, tax, consulting services, and business recovery & reorganization. Its strength is based on a team of over 2,300 professionals, including some 200 partners. Together, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Grant Thornton LLP, another Canadian member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, help dynamic Canadian organizations unlock their potential for growth with over 4,100 professionals and some 140 offices across Canada. Grant Thornton International Ltd provides clients with the expertise of member and correspondent firms in more than 130 countries, with over 42,000 professionals.

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