The culture at KWB seeps into everything we do.
At KWB we understand that with good information and advice, business owners will have the knowledge to make better decisions. To accomplish that we help you understand your accounting information and improve the information available to you.
We provide great advice that improves your business, simplifies your accounting experience and helps you reach your goals. Through a caring and helpful partnership approach we will provide services that achieve the best outcome for your business, you, and your family.
Blog posts about Our Culture
Help Manage Stress by Using Technology
As a business owner, you have likely experienced stress and anxiety during the past year. In order to run your business successfully, you need to ensure that your health and wellness takes priority in your life.
When you travel on a plane, the announcer tells you that in case of an emergency, you
Every Success Story Starts With a Dream
If I asked you what you love the most about living in Canada, what would your response be?
Would it be our culturally diverse society? Our beautiful mountains and lakes? Our wildlife? Our talented sports people? There are many reasons we love being Canadian but how many would respond “to
October Charity Event: CIBC Run for the Cure
Every year, thousands of people across Canada come together to raise money for the CIBC Run For the Cure, in support of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS).
This year about 8.5 million dollars was raised to go towards breast cancer research, support services, health education and advocacy programs. This year was the 23rd
13th Annual KWB Bunnock Championship Cup 2020
September is one of our favourite times of the year – not only is the weather great but it’s also when we host our Annual KWB Bunnock Championship Cup.
Throwing plastic horse ankle bones is serious business for us. So, on the morning of September 10th, our KWB team members donned their masks and
Self Isolation Ideas
Tips for for the entire family
Ideas for families with children
Set up video chat ‘play dates’ with school friendsDon’t forget about your own needs. Keep up meditation, yoga and exercise.Take time to prepare meals together, get creative, let the children take control!Perfect time to Marie Kondo your child’s bedroom, together
Document Deliveries and Meetings through COVID-19
Dear valued KWB clients and business partners,
Our office remains open and functional during this time, however, we no longer have reception coverage until further notice. Please take note of the following procedures that have been implemented:
1. Deliveries to our office
You may continue to deliver or drop-off your documents at our
Support for Albertans – COVID-19
government will provide immediate financial relief to Alberta’s families and
should be focused on their health and not worry about whether they can pay
their bills so we have put a number of options in place for those struggling
Emergency isolation support
This will be
a temporary program
Support for Employers - Alberta - COVID-19
The Alberta government will provide immediate funding and supportive measures to support local businesses, employers and employees.
Support for employers
Corporate income tax changes
Corporate income tax balances and
instalment payments will be deferred from March 19 until August 31, 2020 to
increase employers’ access to cash so they can pay employees, address debts
Tax News and Changes – COVID-19
The Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance announced on
March 18th an economic relief package to begin addressing the
economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of the economic relief package includes
tax relief for individuals and businesses.
Filing Deadline Extensions
The deadline for filing personal income tax returns will be
Resources for Canadian Businesses – COVID-19
Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of the
Canadian economy. During this extraordinary time, the Government of Canada is
taking strong action to help Canadian businesses as COVID-19 is affecting them,
their employees and their families.
The Government and public health officials are urging all
stay home unless it is absolutely
To our valued clients and business partners – a KWB announcement
KWB Chartered Professional Accountants has a proactive plan for
continued operation in this new environment. You and our team are our
first priority. We want to inform you of what changes we have made, so we
can continue to complete the work you need us to do, while protecting both you
Jeans for Charity
One of the great things we do here at KWB, that I’m proud to be a part of, is when we raise money for a local charity every month.
Fridays at KWB are ‘Jeans Days’. Team members who choose to participate and wear jeans, contribute $5 to the pot each week. At the
The 2019 KWB Bunnock Champions Are…..
Partner, Richard Ouellette and
Edzel Agustin (who does work for KWB in the Philippines). Who knew that the Philippines had such
accomplished Bunnock players?
It was a tough morning but we
eventually crowned the winners of the 12th Annual KWB Bunnock Cup!
For those who are scratching
their heads wondering what the Bunnock
December at KWB
December was another typical month at KWB. Work hard, but have fun doing it as well.
First we started off with a family Christmas party where all the adults, children and grandchildren got together to enjoy each other’s company and celebrate. This of course came with a nice visit from the big man himself
Would you like to have a KWB staff person work directly on your accounting system at a time that is convenient for you? Or to help you figure out why your accounts aren’t balancing or why your accounting software has crashed? KWB is here to help! Learn more about our remote accounting support.
KWB Christmas Party
At KWB we believe that family is important which is what we emphasized when we recently had our annual Christmas celebration.
We decided to do things a little differently this year and we involved the children and grandchildren of our staff in a party where we spent the day enjoying Edmonton’s history at Fort Edmonton
Here at KWB we put the FUN in our corporate culture FUNdamentals! And in true KWB fashion, we had a spook-tacular time at the office for Halloween!
Our clients delighted in our decorated reception area, our offering of treats and our creative attire.
Everyone got into the spirit donning their costumes for the annual “best costume
KWB 10th Annual Bunnock tournament
What do accountants do for fun???
Well we grab some horse ankle bones and throw them at each other…
The game is Bunnock
Okay, well, maybe not “at” each other. I know that sounds a little aggressive but actually it is quite the opposite. The game is called Bunnock (go look it up
KWB Chartered Accountants is proud to support our December charity, Coats for Kids and Families.
We have decided to not only support this charity with the monthly amount we collect from any staff member who wants to wear jeans on certain designated days, but have also decided to collect winter wear for kids and adults.
Halloween at KWB
This past Friday, October 30th, the staff at KWB once again celebrated Halloween at the office.
A costume party and office decorating contest were the highlights and although we skipped the pumpkin carving this year there's a good chance it will be back in 2016.
Winner of the best costume with a great make up
Merry Christmas from KWB!
All of us at KWB hope you enjoy yourself this holiday season. If you need to reach us, we are open regular business hours of 8:00-4:30 on the 22nd and 23rd and then closed from December 24th to December 28th.
The office is open again on December 29th and we are in all
We launched a new website this past month and it's full of new content such as:
• Videos on numerous tax and business subjects
• Dozens of blog postings on topics that we've written over the last few years
• Content on all sorts of subjects customized to your specific needs
• Testimonials from many
KWB Client Focus Group Meeting
On June 7th, KWB invited six of its clients to participate in a client focus group with the goal of discovering opportunities to better serve its customers. We learned a lot, and we want to share with you not only what we learned but also what we plan to do with it – to ensure that KWB is your accounting firm of choice today and in the future. For some of the details of what we learned and what we plan to do about it, read on.