What is the Difference between an Employee and a Contractor?

As a business owner, you have loads of things you need to figure out when it comes to finances and taxes. Now, one of the key ones is looking at what you can do to hire the right people to help your company grow and improve. And one of the biggest factors to bear in mind when trying to achieve this is understanding the difference between employees and contractors, and how this affects you as a

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: Tax|0 Comments

Bookkeeping Tips for Startups

We understand how intensive it can be running your own startup business, and this is something you need to try to make easier for yourself. One of the best ways of achieving this is to make sure you have some financial tips to work with that are going to make things easier in the long run. Staying on top of company finances is one of the key things that business owners struggle with in the modern

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: Bookkeeping, Business Tips|0 Comments

Small Business Dos and Don’ts of Accounting

Trying to run a small business is all about making the right decisions at the right times. We know this can be difficult, and there are a lot of factors you need to consider. Financial stability as a business is one of the most important things you can master. And that’s why you need to understand small business accounting dos and don’ts! We’ve compiled a list of some of the things that we feel matter the

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: Business Tips|0 Comments

When is the Right Time to Start Charging GST?

As a business owner, it is important for you to be making the right sorts of decisions for the future, and this involves giving plenty of thought to improving your sales and the amount of revenue that you accrue. There are a few things you need to consider with this, and one of the main ones is considering whether you should be charging GST on your sales. Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a sales tax

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: Bookkeeping, Business Tips, Tax|0 Comments

Business Budget Cuts You Can Make Once CEWS is Over

The past seven months has been pretty awful for businesses all across the globe, and Canada has been no exception. With so long spent under lockdown, a lot of companies are expecting heavy losses, and are going to need to get creative to save money now that lockdown restrictions have been eased. Getting the economy back on track is great and everything, but there are issues to contend with too - on November 21st the government

By |October 14th, 2020|Categories: Business Tips, Tax|0 Comments

5 Finance Tips for Small Business Owners

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned in the past few months, it’s the importance of being better with our money. This means you need a business action plan that will help you take charge of your money and allow you to stay afloat in the uncertain economic times to come. The ‘money stuff’ might not seem like the most exciting part of the job, but take it from us, it’s essential! Your business needs to

By |October 14th, 2020|Categories: Business Tips|0 Comments

Comparison of small business accounting software

If you are serious about making the best financial decisions for your small business, you are going to need to use accounting software. Take it from us, this software is so important and essential for your company, and you need to use it to help you get a better handle on your company finances right now. In times of turbulence, these can be invaluable options for helping you make the right accounting

By |October 14th, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Business Tips, Technology|0 Comments

CERB, Work Income and Taxes – The Do’s and Don’ts

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) provides COVID-19 job-affected citizens with money to get by. Any income from employment will not be clawed back, but if you earn more than $1,000 per four-week period, you are not eligible for the CERB for this period. There is a worrying misconception that all funds received are for spending. It is critical to note that next year, the government will take some of it back as per their CERB

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Work Income and Taxes|0 Comments

Tips for small business owners to avoid tax surprises in 2020

The world of business ownership has gotten a little crazy lately, and we understand that it can be easy to take your eye off the ball as a business owner. This is why it is so important to try to remain focused on business finances and what is impacting them. Tax is not something that just goes away, and you need to make sure it’s a key part of the financial considerations you make for your

By |September 8th, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Business Tips, Tax|0 Comments

Having A Tax-Friendly Summer: Deducting Summer Activity Expenses – Don’t Forget The Receipts

As the heat of the day increases so does the heat on your bank account. You need to work, the kids need to play. Summer camp to the rescue. There are ways of dropping the temperature via tax relief via Dependent Care Credit but keep your receipts!  Equally important is to make sure that the activity or service provider is an approved deduction to avoid disappointment. You and your spouse (if married) must be working or

By |August 21st, 2020|Categories: Deducting Summer Activity Expenses, Tax|0 Comments

COVID-19: Canada Emergency Business Account Update

Here’s an update for our fellow Canadians; Bill Morneau, Finance Minister, announced on Twitter that the expanded Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) applications are available through the large banks in Canada. What Is CEBA? It was on April 9 of this year that the government released the news that the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA). The CEBA provides zero-interest (to some degree) pardonable lending, which can reach the value of up to $40,000 for those small

By |July 21st, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Tax|0 Comments

How virtual accounting can benefit small businesses impacted by COVID

Small business owners have been hit hard by coronavirus, and this has led a lot of entrepreneurs to have to rethink their approach and the way they do business. We understand how tough it can be, especially when you are trying to achieve financial security and keep the business in good health. This means taking the right financial steps, but it can be tough to know exactly what those are these days. One thing is sure,

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