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How to register for CRA My Business Account and My Account

Setting up your business and individual Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) accounts is not only important, it makes your tax life a lot easier. If you run a business, you’ll need both business and...

Sep 13, 2020

Receipts and record keeping: What to keep and how to organize

Bookkeeping is the day-to-day task of recording and categorizing your business transactions. When you hire us to do your bookkeeping, we’ll import your bank and credit card transactions right into

Sep 02, 2020

The 5 most common contract fails and how to avoid them

This is a guest post from Goodlawyer, a trusted partner of True North Accounting. Goodlawyer’s North Star is to get more people the legal help they need. Goodlawyer empowers clients and lawyers to...

Aug 19, 2020

How to pay taxes in Canada

With several tax payment deadlines coming up on September 30, we wanted to give you detailed instructions on how to pay your taxes. 

Aug 15, 2020

Step-by-step guide to setting up Xero for your business

As a small business or entrepreneur, having the right tools to run your day-to-day business is so important. That’s why we love using Xero at True North — it’s accounting software specifically for...

Aug 09, 2020

Cybersecurity tips to protect your small business

Cybersecurity is a big topic, and many small business owners might be surprised to know that your own people are your biggest security threat. Today’s hackers try to lure people into giving secure...

Jul 27, 2020

3 steps to set your business up for success

This is a guest post from Goodlawyer, a trusted partner of True North Accounting. Goodlawyer’s North Star is to get more people the legal help they need. Goodlawyer empowers clients and lawyers to...

Jul 20, 2020

COVID-19 info for small business owners

We have outlined the different programs offered by the government to help you understand what initiatives apply to you. Our goal was to explain everything in plain language, so you can find the...
Jul 15, 2020

10 Questions with Mel McKay: How to Build Community

Mel McKay is a freelance ad writer, instructor at AUArts and the founder of Camp Hoo-Ha, a social and skill building club that now spans 12 cities in 3 provinces. The Hoo-Ha journey started in...

Jul 10, 2020

5 reasons why you shouldn't copy another business' contract

This is a guest post from Goodlawyer, a trusted partner of True North Accounting. Goodlawyer’s North Star is to get more people the legal help they need. Goodlawyer empowers clients and lawyers to...

Jun 26, 2020