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What is Tax Planning?


Accountants, lawyers, financial planners and insurance advisors all throw this term around: tax planning. But what exactly is Tax Planning? And how is it done?

The goal of tax planning is to...

Mar 07, 2019

Q&A with Megan Sutherland

With the RRSP deadline coming up this Friday, March 1, we wanted to bring in the perspective of an investment advisor to shed some light on the topic of investing and taxes. Megan Sutherland is an...

Feb 25, 2019

Personal Tax Update

 As you get ready to prepare your 2018 taxes and think about the tax year ahead, here are the big changes to personal taxes. Many of them will keep more money in your pocket, so make sure you’re...

Feb 13, 2019

6 Tips To Getting Financially Fit


What does a financially fit business owner look like? Our financially fit clients are safely able to take advantage of every write-off available to them. They set aside a percentage off each...

Jan 30, 2019

True North Accounting: the best in micro business accounting


True North Accounting is proud to provide small business accounting services in Calgary and Okotoks. Of course our job is to keep your books straight and file your taxes on time, but we believe...

Jan 25, 2019

Changes to Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for 2019


Last week I sent an email out to all our clients telling them January 15 is their last chance to make their 2018 CPP remittance. The max amount for 2018 is $5,187.60. I hope you got in while it...

Jan 15, 2019

Celebrate Your 2018 Accomplishments!

The year is winding down. Although it’s a good time to look ahead, make resolutions and plot goals for the new year, we encourage you to take a moment to reflect on and celebrate the year you’re...

Dec 19, 2018

Beer - The Universal Gift

Did you know that beer is becoming one of the most appreciated holiday gifts? Beer is really an all-season beverage, but in my house it’s become one of my favourite Christmas traditions; this...

Dec 04, 2018

Side Hustle to Real Deal

Lots of people have a side hustle these days (check out Avenue’s recent article The Art of the Side Hustle). When your heart’s in the game and you start to make a few bucks, you may start to...

Nov 26, 2018

Getting A Brewery Off The Ground

We’re hosting Tears, Fears & Beers* at Ol’Beautiful brewery next Thursday, November 15, an event about how start and survive small business ownership (because we’re all about small businesses )....

Nov 08, 2018