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Getting through a CRA audit

Nobody likes the idea of an audit — we’re here to demystify the process for you. This post will shed light on why you might get audited, what will happen if you’re audited and, if the CRA decides...

Oct 20, 2020

B-Corps & building a purpose-driven business: On Tap with Jay Baydala

This is an excerpt of our On Tap interview with Jay Baydala on September 24, 2020. Questions and responses have been edited for length and clarity. Thank you to Village Brewery for being this...

Oct 04, 2020

Cancellation policy: should you include it in your 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...

Sep 29, 2020

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