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2019 personal tax year update

As we dive into tax season, we want to give you an update on what’s new and different this year. 

The biggest change this year is a new tax credit called the Climate Action Incentive. We've got...

Mar 03, 2020

Tax grey areas: Make the most of your vehicle and home office expenses

We recently met with a potential client who had worked with two previous accountants. One was liberal, encouraging her to push the limits when it came to write-offs. The second, a former CRA...

Feb 25, 2020

Healthcare benefits for small businesses

As a small business owner, healthcare may be a big question mark for you. A traditional health insurance plan can be expensive. But your kid needs braces, and you have a couple of prescriptions....

Feb 07, 2020

Do I need a business coach?

Just as a personal trainer helps you reach your fitness goals, a business coach can help you reach your business goals. A business coach will help you clarify your vision, set the right goals and...

Jan 28, 2020

Should I pay myself dividends vs salary?

As a small business owner, you may wonder if you should pay yourself a salary or dividends? When should you pay it? Is income splitting allowed? This is one of the most important financial and...

Jan 05, 2020

Six KPIs for 2020

With the new year on the horizon, you’re probably thinking about setting your goals for the year ahead. Establishing a few key performance indicators (aka KPIs) will give you clarity into your...

Dec 23, 2019

22 books for the business owner in your life

For the holidays, we’ve got a roundup of our favourite business books for the business owner in your life. These are 22 books that I have relied during my journey in business. I highly recommend...

Dec 03, 2019

6 self-awareness tests for small business owners

Being an effective leader requires self-awareness. It also helps to recognize the behavioural tendancies and personalities of those you work with.

Nov 14, 2019

The legal needs of every small business

As the owner of a growing small business in Canada, there are just a few things you need to take care on the legal side to ensure you keep yourself protected. Too often, small business owners...

Nov 07, 2019

Step-by-step guide to bookkeeping for sole proprietors

Bookkeeping is the task of recording all the day-to-day transactions of your business, like sales invoices, cash receipts and expenses. 

Oct 29, 2019