Nanaimo

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Suite 400 - 345 Wallace Street Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B6

Our Nanaimo location serves as the hub for MNP’s Vancouver Island Region. Proud to live and work in the same community as our clients, our team of more than 100 professionals, including 14 partners, are dedicated to ensuring Vancouver Island remains a sought-after destination for both business and community.

With our roots in Nanaimo dating back to 1958, our professionals support key industries and clients in our community – ranging from well established mid-market to small business clients. MNP’s client base in Nanaimo includes private enterprises, public sector and not-for profit organizations and First Nations. Through our local team members, clients also gain access to our network of regional and national professionals with expertise advising many of our key economic sectors on Vancouver Island, including agriculture, food and beverage processing, forestry and forest products, professionals, public sector and real estate and construction.

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James Byrne

James Byrne CPA, CA

Regional Managing Partner, Vancouver Island

James Byrne, MBA, CPA, CA, is the Regional Managing Partner for MNP’s Vancouver Island region. With extensive experience serving logging contractors and other stakeholders in the forestry sector, James delivers a broad range of accounting, tax and consulting solutions to forestry clients, while leading MNP’s overall growth on Vancouver Island.

James most recently served as MNP’s provincial leader for Forestry and Forest Products and continues to work with forestry clients across the Island and B.C. By combining his industry knowledge, firsthand experience in operational logging and background in engineering, James brings a unique perspective to financial assessments of forestry operations. Clients rely on James to help them understand their operations from a business perspective and make strategic business decisions to achieve their goals.

Born and raised on Vancouver Island, James has a deep appreciation for the way Islanders do business. He is an avid believer in MNP’s client service philosophy and takes pride in working with our clients and our team to build meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships.

James received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from McMaster University in 2003. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA), qualifying in 2008.

Our Nanaimo Office

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    April 19, 2021

    UPDATED: New Information on the B.C. PST Rebate for Select Machinery and Equipment

    Incorporated businesses can now apply online for the B.C. PST rebate for select machinery and equipment, which now includes Class 38.

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    September 18, 2020

    B.C. Tax Alert - September 18, 2020

    The Government of B.C. is offering a Provincial Sales Tax rebate of 100 percent to incorporated businesses for select equipment and machinery purchases.

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    July 30, 2021

    New tax incentive on equipment purchase provides immediate benefit

    Federal Budget 2021 provides an upfront tax incentive for Canadian-controlled private corporations (CCPC) to undertake significant capital asset puchases. It does so by allowing for the immediate deduction of up to $1.5 million of certain depreciable property purchased from arm’s-length parties between April 19, 2021, and January 1, 2024.