TAX TICKLERS some quick points to consider. Rise in tax free Basic personal income will rise to $13,229... 100% immediate write-off for zero-emission vehicle used in a business
There are many ways to get funding for your business.
Self-confidence is your biggest weapon and tool when it comes to entrepreneurship or a startup. Wear it proudly!
Once you have your feedback organized, you’ll have a goldmine of ideas for improving every facet of your products and customer experience.
If you know what type of positions to advertise for you’ll empower your company to become more effective in the long run.
Something to consider: Business owners who meet with their accountants monthly tend to view them as their most trusted advisors, consulting with them for business advice more often than family, friends, and even their lawyers.
King was a visionary. He was a man who had a dream bigger than the times in which he lived.
A look into how and what sustainable businesses look like
Everything you need to know about how to start a business.
Emails. Phone calls. Meetings.
Inefficient processes exist at nearly every company, regardless of size or turnover.
There are situations in which you value the best-of-the-best.
By investing in enterprise management systems and intelligent apps, buildings can become more than just a workplace
2020 holds numerous victories for your business.
Tips and tricks for your interview
Pick a thing from your personal to-do list and accomplish it, it helps a lot.
Every good party needs some core elements to be a success
I have some of my own ideas about this, but I polled some of my smart friends and they came through for me with some great perspectives. Let’s get into this fascinating debate.
Staying diligent, no matter what includes taking time to implement these small measures.
If you discover that the customer didn’t complain about a specific thing but instead was ranting about nothing in particular, that could be a ticket to the bin.
The insights from these discussions will help our teams manage workplace stress, better support one another, and encourage individuals to prioritize their own personal wellbeing
Commuting to work, no matter how far, is considered personal. However, there are some exceptions to this rule, such as where the individual travels to a temporary special work site, or a remote work location
CRA released various suggestions to safeguard tax information, including the following:
Operating activities, investing activities and financing activities.
Don't start with too much money. (Yes, really.)
Do you know how to design a functional, well-fitting logo?
In as much as emotional intelligence is a fundamental skill, you must possess, the way and manner various individuals choose to attain this feat is variant.
Before any talk, I know my material cold. I don’t read from slides. I don’t talk from notes or a script.
At the end of 2018 approximately 2 million unclaimed balances, valued at $816 million, were held by the bank, with $11 million being paid out in the year. Of interest, the oldest balance dates back to 1900..
The quote “awareness brings progress'', is not a cliché; but however, a general rule of thumb.
Being cautious and disciplined with your finances can be the difference between maintaining your project so that you can eventually succeed and be completely bankrupt.
It's time to stop worrying about what other businesses are up to.
This faster delivery of internal IT systems would also give us more credibility and currency.
A Henson trust may benefit a disabled relative..
If the motive for the sales were not personal but, rather, in pursuit of profit (sold on account of income) it is not eligible for capital gains treatment. As the gains were not capital in nature, the principal residence exemption could not apply.
The most important personality traits to look for in remote employees are self-motivation and discipline.
When it comes to making sure your business is doing better for the sake of the planet, it can all feel a little overwhelming.
The Court upheld the previous Tax Court decision which classified an employer-provided parking pass as a taxable benefit..
A leader plays an active role in the realisation of set goals and objectives
Read our tips on gaining self-confidence, so you can achieve the dreams and goals you have created.
Changes to the Canada Business Corporations Act, which came into force on June 13, 2019, incorporated discussions in respect of increased disclosure and tracking requirements of beneficial owners (those who may be considered owners even if not on title) of various types of property
Special rules apply to loans advanced from a corporation to a shareholder or any related person which require an income inclusion in the hands of the borrower..
Taxpayers may be entitled Employment insurance benefits when working outside Canada. A new Government of Canada report shows shocking statistics on tax actually paid and collected in 2014
Your subject line is crucial if you want your emails to be opened & read by your prospects.
You’re just starting out, which means you need money. And quickly. Trust me, as a former small business owner, I get it.
Always remember to address the root cause of the problem; stop beating around the bush
Radiating warmth and friendliness will help your new employee feel relaxed and excited to start working.
Stress makes us stronger, and rest makes us last for longer
CRA intend to continue and increase the use of information gathering methods to get information about other taxpayers
If receiving full salary even after being injured, consider whether some of it could be classified as Worker Compensation and therefore tax-free.
It usually takes several touchpoints for anyone to decide to purchase, so we need to hit potential customers from different angles.
A taxpayer may be eligible for the Disability tax credit (DTC) if the impairment(s) represents a marked restriction in the ability to perform a basic activity of daily living
Transport Canada released details on the purchase incentive of up to $5,000 for zero-emission vehicles as originally proposed in the 2019 Budget...
The best way to stay in tune with your customers is to understand your customer; a way to do that is by being your own customer.
Nobody can act you more than you! If you would be making huge financial decisions, you might have to consider several factors- both personal and financial.
When trying to find ways to engage new generation workers, consider these two thoughts; first, are millennials, and the older generation needs different?
Clothing reimbursements - consider including distinctive visual markings such that it would be considered a uniform and therefore not subject to tax for the employee.
You can become famous through luck. But becoming known and a trusted a personal brand requires consistent work over many months, and perhaps even years.
Because we all know any conference day is a long one.
SPECIAL WORK SITE ALLOWANCE planning to sell your residence because most of your time is spent at a special work site, note that your allowance may become taxable.
Stress is an unavoidable consequence of our everyday work lives. There are going to be times where we’re going to deal with it, and there are going to be times where all it seems like it’s doing is piling up and finding its way into our personal lives.
No matter how strong your passwords are, chances are that sooner or later they can be breached.
In May and June of 2019, the provincial courts of appeal in Ontario and Saskatchewan ruled that the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Carbon Tax) was constitutional.
Having a certification would not only give you an edge in the accounting labour market, but it would also increase your earning capacity.
One of the most common issues seen when businesspeople find themselves in trouble with debt, is that they don’t actually know what they might actually be liable for.
Being able to see the world from others point of view is such a beautiful talent- don’t waste it.
Not everyone understands how to appropriate the use of social media when it comes to marketing.
Your small business can make a big carbon-cutting impact! The 6 steps to running a carbon neutral business and why it’s the must-make business move of 2019 – all explained here
On average, business people receive about 90 emails each day and send about 40
Email has been around since the ‘70s but it’s still our favourite form of online communication. Because of that, email newsletters are a great marketing tool and offer some of the best returns on investment in the industry. So how do you do it well?
A fifth of small businesses don’t have an accountant. As they grow, they’ll eventually want to get one. So how do you welcome those fresh young businesses into your practice?
Bruce Earle’s clients might not recognise the beanie wearing, craft-beer drinking, fan of “the Boss” (singer/songwriter Bruce Springsteen) outside of work days at his accounting practice. But Bruce has always been one do things a bit differently.
Instead of waiting for marketing agencies to do the work, it is time for companies to start branding themselves.
This article will be focused on how users can deal with cases of abusive emails.
The same things happen to everyone in different ways.
The three major forms of business activities are financing, investing and operating.
An audit report could be either summarized or lengthy.
Take stock of the assets you have and create a realistic plan to define your purpose, gather resources and develop market insights.
Over 5,000 firms rely on Xero Tax to lodge their tax returns
My nine most important lessons from investing over the past 35 years are that: there is always a cycle; the crowd gets it wrong at extremes; what you pay for an investment matters a lot; getting markets right is not as easy as you think; investment markets don’t learn; compound interest applied to investments is like magic; it pays to be optimistic; keep it simple; and you need to know yourself to succeed at investing.
Jason Blumer realised his creative talent would be curbed if he stuck to the traditional ways of running an accounting business. So when he was let loose to manage his father’s firm, he started experimenting and having fun.
A good succession plan can secure a business owner’s legacy, and their retirement. Why not help your clients come up with one? It could be one of the most important and enduring things you do for them. Here’s how to get the process started.
From small to large, accounting practices of all types can be effectively thinking ahead.
Cash Flow is what makes businesses live
It is essential to create a great first impression.
When a customer complains about your product, ask yourself first whether they have a point.
It’s not just personal data that are in jeopardy.
This blog article will help suggest a few things that you can do to make conferencing less of a hassle for business owners.
More than anything, companies must prepare their employees to be deeply knowledgeable but broadly adaptable.
Imagine that any email you send was given to every employee at your company. If this thought makes you nervous, and it isn't due to privacy laws, you may need to reevaluate your message.
The resources of every organisation includes among other things, physical, financial, time, information as well as human.
Understanding and articulating your company’s “why” is fundamentally important, but the “how” behind how you and your team execute drives your organization’s culture and ultimately, it's brand.
If you've ever thought of starting a bookkeeping business, now's the time. There are fewer barriers to entry than ever. Read our seven tips on how to get started.
Watch out for details of this new incentive to be released in the fall...
Consider whether an RRSP contribution should be made now in order to benefit from the tax deduction, while making equity available for a later home purchase. Funds withdrawn under the plan must be in the RRSP at least 90 days prior to the withdrawal...
CRA was asked whether the costs of installing a steam shower (sauna) and hydrotherapy pool could be eligible for the medical expense tax credit (METC)?
Interest rates on Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans will be lowered starting in 2019-2020...