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June 11, 2024

Beyond the Profit and Loss: Financial KPIs Every Ontario Small Business Should Track

Running a small business in Ontario is no small feat. You're juggling sales, marketing, operations, customer service, and likely a whole lot more. But amidst the hustle and... / Read more

June 3, 2024

Beyond Numbers: How K.K. CPA’s Financial Consulting Services Drive Your Business Growth

As a small business owner, you wear many hats – entrepreneur, marketer, salesperson, and even part-time bookkeeper. It's a juggling act that often leaves little time for the... / Read more

freelance tax advice ontario
May 27, 2024

Freelancers: Your Year-Round Guide to Financial Success

Tax season might be over for now, but as a freelancer, your relationship with the taxman is never truly finished. Proactive financial management and strategic tax planning... / Read more

May 21, 2024

Top 10 Cash Flow Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any small business. It fuels growth, covers expenses, and ensures smooth operations. Yet, even profitable businesses can falter if cash flow isn't... / Read more

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May 14, 2024

Pricing for Profit: Mastering the Psychology of Setting Your Rates

Setting prices for your services or products is one of the most critical yet challenging aspects of running a successful freelance business or small company. It's easy to get... / Read more

May 7, 2024

Tax-Deductible Vacations? Smart Strategies for the Self-Employed

Let's be honest, the idea of a tax write-off for sipping margaritas on a beach sounds pretty appealing. Especially for freelancers and business owners working hard... / Read more

May 1, 2024

Cash Basis vs. Accrual Accounting: Which is Right For You?

As a small business owner, choosing the right accounting method can have a significant impact on how you track income, expenses, and the overall financial health of your company.... / Read more

April 25, 2024

Last-Minute Tax Tips for Families

Tax season can feel especially chaotic for families. Amidst the demands of work, juggling school schedules, and managing extracurricular activities, it's easy for tax planning to... / Read more

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April 24, 2024

Tax Returns: Amending Past Mistakes (or Discovering Missed Opportunities)

As the current tax season winds down, it's natural for some taxpayers to start thinking about those past returns. Perhaps you discovered an error, realized you missed a crucial... / Read more

April 17, 2024

2024 Canadian Tax Deadlines: Don’t Get Caught Off Guard!

Tax season is a little like a looming pop quiz – you know it's coming, but that doesn't always make it easier! Whether you're an individual, a business owner, or both, getting... / Read more

April 16, 2024

Last-Minute Tax Tips for Online Sellers

The tax filing deadline looms, but if you sell products online, don't panic! Even with time running short, there are still proactive steps you can take to minimize your tax... / Read more

April 10, 2024

Freelancers: Don’t Miss Out on These Last-Minute Tax Deductions

Tax season can be particularly intimidating for freelancers and those in the gig economy. Unlike employees with regular pay stubs, your income picture might be more complex. The... / Read more

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April 9, 2024

Last-Minute Tax Hacks for Small Business Owners

As a small business owner, you wear many hats. Tax season shouldn't add to your burden. While seeking professional guidance early is ideal, even last-minute attention to detail... / Read more

April 3, 2024

Do Canadian Social Media Influencers Need to Pay Taxes?

Imagine yourself as an Instagram influencer with thousands of followers. You produce and share fashion-related videos on YouTube and Instagram to inspire your audience. It's a fun... / Read more

April 1, 2024

Bought a Home Last Year? Why a Tax Professional Is Your Secret Weapon for Tax Season

Whether you're a first-time buyer or have purchased a new primary residence, navigating the tax implications can be overwhelming. A tax professional is your key to maximizing... / Read more

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March 26, 2024

Why Small Businesses and Freelancers Thrive with a Tax Professional

As a small business owner or freelancer, taxes are a constant reality. While DIY tax software may seem tempting, relying solely on these platforms can lead to costly mistakes and... / Read more

March 25, 2024

Top 10 Reasons to Consider a Tax Professional for Your Personal Taxes

Filing your taxes can be a stressful experience. Between complex forms, changing tax laws, and ensuring you claim all eligible deductions, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. While tax... / Read more

March 20, 2024

Safeguard Your Small Business: Top 10 Signs a CRA Audit Might Be Coming

Every business or individual dreads a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) notifying them that they are going to be subject to a CRA audit. Approximately 60,000 such... / Read more

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March 18, 2024

Top Tax Time Tips for Rideshare and Delivery Drivers

The gig economy is booming, and with it, more and more people are considering becoming rideshare or delivery drivers to make extra money or even turn it into a primary career. The... / Read more

March 13, 2024

Don’t Let These Common Tax Return Mistakes Cost You Money

Do you want to save the most money on your taxes and avoid making the most common mistakes that people make when they file their taxes?  Or you have already filed your tax... / Read more

March 11, 2024

Hitting the Right Note: Top Tax Tips for Ontario Musicians

Being a musician in Ontario is a dream for many. The thrill of performing, the creative freedom, and the chance to connect with audiences—it's a truly rewarding pursuit.... / Read more

March 7, 2024

Essential Tax Tips for Airbnb Hosts: Managing Your Rental Income and Maximizing Your Profits

Is there a large spare room in your house that you're not using? Do you have a mother-in-law suite but no mother-in-law in residence currently? Have you converted your attic or... / Read more

March 4, 2024

The Capital Gains Tax Maze: Your Guide to Finding the Exit with More Money

Capital gains tax is a crucial concept for individuals and investors alike in Ontario and across Canada. It applies to the profit made from selling assets like property or... / Read more

February 27, 2024

First-Time Filing: Essential Tax Tips for New Canadians

Are you new to Canada? If so, welcome and congratulations on starting your new journey! As a newcomer, facing your first tax season in Canada can be daunting. The Canadian tax... / Read more

February 27, 2024

Tips and Your Taxes: What Every Tipped Employee Needs to Know

Tips are a way to express gratitude for a job well done, whether you work for someone else or for yourself. Tips are also often a real income booster for those who wait tables,... / Read more

February 19, 2024

Tax Tips for the Digital Age: A Comprehensive Guide for Online Entrepreneurs

In 2024, the market for digital services and content is booming. From e-books and online courses, NFTS to software and streaming services, the landscape is rich and constantly... / Read more

February 19, 2024

Should You Be Charging GST/HST?

Have you recently launched your own business? Congratulations! According to Statistics Canada, you are now one of the 3 million and counting Canadians who have chosen to work for... / Read more

February 16, 2024

Employee or Independent Contractor: Which Are You for Tax Purposes?

Your work status has an impact on your eligibility for employment insurance as well as your rights and obligations under other statutes, including the Income Tax Act and the... / Read more

February 13, 2024

Top 10 Benefits of Starting a New Tax Year with an Accountant for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs, the dawn of a new tax year is more than a flip of the calendar page—it's a pivotal chance to lay the groundwork for financial prosperity. While the allure of... / Read more

February 6, 2024

Essential Tax Time Tips for Restaurants and Cafes in Ontario

Successfully managing a restaurant or cafe in Ontario involves not just culinary expertise but also savvy financial management, particularly when it comes to... / Read more

February 5, 2024

Guide to Navigating R&D Tax Credits for Ontario Businesses

For businesses in Ontario, tapping into Research and Development (R&D) tax credits can be a game-changer. These credits are designed to incentivize innovation and... / Read more

February 2, 2024

Tax-Saving Strategies for Family Businesses: A Step-by-Step Guide

Small, family-owned businesses play a crucial role in the Canadian economy, driving job creation, economic growth, and innovation. Despite their significant contributions, these... / Read more

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January 31, 2024

Avoid CRA Drama: 6 Reasons Small Business Owners Need a Tax Pro in 2024

If you learned that millions of people attempt DIY-surgery each year, you'd be shocked, if not outraged, that anyone would take such a risk with something so complicated. Every... / Read more

January 30, 2024

Tax Essentials for Ontario’s Tech Startups: Credits, Deductions, and Incentives

With technology rapidly advancing and the marketplace evolving at an unprecedented pace, tech startups in Ontario are not only contributing to the economy but are also at the... / Read more

January 25, 2024

Small Business and Freelancer Tax Audits: What You Need to Know

According to the CRA, audits are required in order to ensure that Canadian tax legislation is followed. And it is not just very wealthy individuals or big businesses that can be... / Read more

January 22, 2024

Strategic Tax Deductions and Planning for Ontario’s Independent Consultants

Navigating the tax landscape as an independent consultant in Ontario involves more than just meeting deadlines and compliance. It's about strategically planning your finances to... / Read more

January 17, 2024

Smart Tax Strategies for Airbnb and Short-Term Rental Owners in Ontario

January 2024 marks the onset of another tax season, bringing unique challenges and opportunities for Airbnb and short-term rental landlords in Ontario. If you're part of this... / Read more

January 15, 2024

Tax Time Tips for Online Sellers in Ontario: Navigating Global Sales

In the digital age, platforms like Etsy, eBay, and Poshmark have revolutionized the way we sell and buy goods. For Ontario-based online sellers engaging in global commerce,... / Read more

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January 12, 2024

CRA Audit Triggers and How to Avoid Them

While an audit may appear to be an arbitrary and unfair punishment from the universe, there are actual justifications for why one company or person is chosen over another.... / Read more

January 8, 2024

Exploring Lesser-Known Tax Benefits for Hospitality Businesses in Ontario

For restaurants, cafes, and bars in Ontario, tax season can be a complex time with a myriad of financial considerations. While many are familiar with the standard deductions... / Read more

January 3, 2024

Navigating Capital Cost Allowance: Maximizing Tax Benefits for Your Business

What is Capital Cost Allowance? CCA is a vital tax deduction mechanism allowing Canadian businesses to write off the depreciation of tangible capital assets. Depreciation... / Read more

January 3, 2024

Top 10 Tax Deductions Small Businesses in Ontario Often Miss

Running a small business in Ontario comes with its fair share of challenges, and one of the areas where many entrepreneurs struggle is tax compliance. Understanding the available... / Read more

December 29, 2023

Top 10 Financial New Year’s Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

Here are the top 10 financial New Year's resolutions to consider making—and following through on—in 2024: Create a Detailed Budget When crafting a budget, consider not only... / Read more

December 20, 2023

Maximizing Tax Deductions: A Guide for Ontario Businesses Post-Holiday Season

As we wrap up another pre-winter holiday season, Ontario businesses might be reflecting on the recent holiday parties and gifts they offered to their employees. Such acts of... / Read more

December 17, 2023

What Tax Deductions Can Canadian Commission Employees Claim?

For commission-driven professionals, your income fluctuates alongside ambition. While this brings thrilling rewards, it also presents unique financial challenges. But fear not,... / Read more

December 9, 2023

Essential Canadian Tax Deductions and Credits in 2024

As the tax season rapidly approaches, it's crucial for Canadians to stay informed about their tax filing, particularly regarding available tax deductions and credits.... / Read more

November 27, 2023

Mastering Landlord Taxation: A Comprehensive Guide for Ontario Property Owners

In the dynamic world of property rental, whether you’re managing long-term rentals or short-term Airbnb properties, understanding the complexities of tax laws in Ontario is... / Read more

November 23, 2023

Juggling Multiple Income Streams: A Tax Guide for Diverse Earnings

In today's dynamic economic landscape, many individuals find themselves managing multiple sources of income. Whether it’s a combination of full-time employment, freelance work,... / Read more

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November 16, 2023

Navigating Taxes for Real Estate Agents in Ontario: A Comprehensive Guide

The world of real estate in Ontario is dynamic and competitive. For real estate agents, this environment not only demands expertise in the market but also a solid understanding of... / Read more

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November 9, 2023

The Art of Tax Minimization for Creatives: Maximizing Your Artistic Income

The life of an artist—whether a painter, musician, writer, or performer—is one of passion and creativity. Yet, when it comes to taxes, many creatives feel out of their depth.... / Read more

November 3, 2023

Cultivating Resilience: Smart Financial Strategies to Stay Afloat Amid Economic Shifts

In today's dynamic and ever-changing economic landscape, small businesses often find themselves in the midst of unexpected challenges. From market fluctuations to unprecedented... / Read more

October 27, 2023

Preparing for Year-End Accounting: Your Comprehensive Guide to a Smooth Financial Wrap-Up

As the year begins to draw to a close, businesses face the crucial task of wrapping up their financials in a way that sets the stage for a successful new year. This period, often... / Read more

October 20, 2023

The Tax Benefits of Incorporating Your Hobby: A Financial Guide for Passion-Driven Entrepreneurs

The line between passion and profession is increasingly blurred as many Canadians turn their hobbies into thriving businesses. Whether it's crafting, photography, or baking, what... / Read more

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October 13, 2023

6 Important Reasons to Keep Personal and Business Finances Separate

If yours is a young small business, while it may appear to be more convenient to maintain your personal and business funds in the same account, it is more efficient in the long... / Read more

October 5, 2023

The Rise of Remote Work: Understanding its Tax Implications

The landscape of the traditional workplace has seen a monumental shift, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote work, once a luxury or occasional privilege, has... / Read more

September 26, 2023

Navigating Cross-Border Small Business Tax Obligations

Expanding your Ontario-based small business into the United States can be an exciting prospect, offering access to a vast and diversified market. However, doing business across... / Read more

September 20, 2023

Is Your Small Business Audit-Proof? Tips from Accounting Experts at KKCPA

Especially in the nuanced financial landscape of Ontario, the last thing you want is to find yourself unprepared when the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) comes knocking. Here at... / Read more

September 13, 2023

Our Top Quick Tips for Managing Small Business Finance: The Ultimate Guide

If you're looking to keep your small business robust and profitable, financial management is a skill you can't afford to overlook. At KKCPA, we bring our years of expertise to... / Read more

September 6, 2023

Navigating the Tax Maze of Employee Gifts and Staff Parties

Employee gifts and staff parties are considered by business experts - and smart business owners - to be essential ways for Ontario-based businesses to show appreciation and build... / Read more

August 24, 2023

Protecting Yourself from CRA Scams: Essential Tips from KKCPA

In today's world, where mobile phones and the internet play a significant role in our daily lives, the risk of fraud has increased exponentially. Among these fraudulent... / Read more

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August 16, 2023

What Does It Really Cost to Hire an Employee in Canada in 2023?

Growing a business in Canada's dynamic market is an exciting journey, and adding new employees is often a vital part of that growth. But before you post those job ads, it's... / Read more

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August 10, 2023

Why Do Small Businesses Need Financial Statements?

"Why do we need financial statements?" is one of the most common inquiries an accountant ever hears from small business owners. It's a question that might seem straightforward,... / Read more

July 31, 2023

Navigating Payroll Pitfalls: Top Ten Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Journeying into the realm of small business entrepreneurship in the Waterloo Region, Ontario, carries more than its fair share of challenges. Among the myriad of tasks at hand,... / Read more

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July 24, 2023

Avoiding Common Accounting Mistakes: A Guide for Ontario Small Businesses

As a small business owner in Ontario, managing your finances effectively is crucial for long-term success. However, navigating the complexities of accounting can be challenging,... / Read more

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July 17, 2023

Understanding and Managing Your Business’ Current Liabilities

In the world of small business, effective financial management is the key to not only surviving but thriving in a competitive market. At the heart of this financial mastery is... / Read more

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July 10, 2023

Navigating the Fintech Revolution: Harnessing the Power of Technology for Your Small Business

As the world becomes increasingly digitized, financial technology, more commonly known as fintech, is revolutionizing the way businesses handle their finances. For Canadian small... / Read more

July 3, 2023

10 Cost-Effective Strategies for Ontario Businesses to Boost Advertising and Marketing Efforts

In today's competitive business environment, effective advertising and marketing are essential to achieving visibility and generating revenue. However, budget constraints often... / Read more

June 26, 2023

Cutting Costs for Success: Effective Ways for Small Businesses to Save Money this Summer

As the summer season unfolds, small businesses have ample opportunities to get creative with cost-saving strategies. Navigating the ebbs and flows of cash flow during this time... / Read more

June 19, 2023

10 Ways An Accountant Can Save Money for Small Businesses Beyond Tax Time

While most people associate accountants with tax preparation and financial audits, they offer a range of services that can save money for small businesses throughout the year.... / Read more

June 12, 2023

Small Business Accounting: Terms You Need to Know

Starting a small business can be an exciting and challenging journey. While accounting may not be the reason you decided to start your own business, it plays a crucial role in its... / Read more

June 5, 2023

Strategies to Offset Credit Card Processing Costs for Canadian Small Businesses

The rising costs of credit and debit card processing pose a challenge for Canadian small businesses. With average processing fees ranging between 1.5% and 3.5%, it is becoming... / Read more

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May 25, 2023

Outdated Financial Practices: The Hidden Drain on Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you are faced with many challenges that require thoughtful decisions and strategy. One area that requires particular attention, and can often be a... / Read more

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May 22, 2023

The Big Benefits of Engaging a CPA Firm for Small Business Payroll in Ontario

In the business ecosystem, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) serve as the backbone, accounting for a significant percentage of employment and economic activity. In... / Read more

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May 15, 2023

Ontario Employer’s Guide to Tips and Gratuities: Everything You Need to Know

Are you an Ontario business owner managing tipped employees? Deciphering the legal web of tips and gratuities can seem like a daunting task. Getting things wrong could not only... / Read more

May 8, 2023

5 Accounting Mistakes That Can Put Your Small Business at Risk

Working with an accountant has advantages that extend beyond the end results. Let's say that despite an increase in sales, firm X's turnover was $50,000 in FY2020 and only $30,000... / Read more

May 1, 2023

10 Essential Financial Ratios for Small Business Owners

Whether you're a budding business owner or an experienced entrepreneur seeking to elevate your company's growth, monitoring financial ratios can be crucial for assessing your... / Read more

April 24, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Organizing Your Receipts for Tax Deductions

As tax season has moved on, you've no doubt been thinking about the documents you needed to file your taxes accurately and avoid any potential issues with the Canada Revenue... / Read more

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April 15, 2023

How to Navigate the Tax Maze When Buying a Second Property in Ontario

For many Canadians, owning a second home can be an excellent investment. It could be a second home, a rental property, or an investment property. Of course, we might be... / Read more

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April 3, 2023

Reduce Bad Debts and Improve Cash Flow with Effective Receivables Management

As a small business owner, managing your receivables is a critical aspect of financial management. Receivables refer to the money owed to your business by customers or clients who... / Read more

March 27, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Employee Time Tracking in the Digital Age

In today's fast-paced business world, small businesses need to maximize efficiency and productivity to stay competitive. One essential aspect of running a successful operation is... / Read more

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March 21, 2023

Tax Planning for Canadian Small Businesses: Unlocking the Benefits

Tax planning is an essential aspect of financial management for small businesses. In Canada, the tax system can be complicated, making it all the more important for entrepreneurs... / Read more

March 13, 2023

Why Outsourcing Your Accounting Can Save You Time and Money

Let's face it: accounting is known as a boring subject in the business world. If you own a small business, you'd rather talk about your goods and services than your debits and... / Read more

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March 6, 2023

Moved for Work? Tax Deductible Relocation Expenses Explained

Moving at any time, for any reason, generally entails a wide range of worries, along with lifestyle changes and frequently significant financial expenditures. But can you claim... / Read more

February 27, 2023

Freelance Taxes in Ontario: What You Need to Know Now

As a freelancer, your friends and family probably often believe you that your life is much easier than theirs as an employee. No boss breathing down your neck, no long commute and... / Read more

February 7, 2023

Why You Need a Small Business Accountant All Year Long, Not Just at Tax Time

Small businesses often face the challenge of managing finances and keeping track of their expenses and revenues. While it may be tempting to handle accounting tasks in-house, it... / Read more

January 30, 2023

Love and Taxes in Canada: A Married Couple’s Tax Guide

If you got married or started a common-law partnership last year, you've probably already made some significant changes in your life. You've learned how to deal with problems as a... / Read more

January 23, 2023

K.K. Chartered Professional Accountant’s Big List of Small Business Tax Deductions

s a Canadian small business owner, you're constantly looking for ways to save or make money, all while dealing with the never-ending to-do list that comes with running a business... / Read more

January 9, 2023

Self Employed in Canada? What You Should Know About Taxes You May Owe

Increasingly Canadians are taking advantage of an increase in side job and freelance opportunities to boost their income while retaining the freedom to establish their own work... / Read more

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December 27, 2022

Financial New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

2022 is drawing to an end, and the holidays are almost done. If you're like the majority of Canadians, you'll be considering how to make new year's resolutions that will help you... / Read more

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December 20, 2022

Capital Gains and Taxes: What You Need to Know in 2023

The difference between the purchase and selling values of capital properties, as determined by the Canada Revenue Agency, is essentially what is meant by the terms "capital gains"... / Read more

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December 12, 2022

Biggest Tax Changes Canadians Need to Know in 2023

Tax season is approaching, and, as is the case every year, new changes have been implemented for the 2022 tax year that may affect your circumstances and your tax return,... / Read more

December 5, 2022

What Bloggers, Vloggers and Content Creators Need to Know About Taxes

Over the past decade there's no doubt that many content creators have made a transition by being considered 'hobbyists' to become serious, high earning professionals. With that... / Read more

November 28, 2022

Small Business Invoicing Guide and How to Send an Invoice

A vital component of the success of any organisation is the payment of the invoices they send. Many businesses issue invoices and bills to be paid to customers and clients, and... / Read more

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November 14, 2022

Top 5 Signs You Should Outsource Your Accounting Now

Should you outsource your accounting or not? That's a question all small businesses have to face sooner or later. If you're like the majority of business owners and managers, then... / Read more

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November 8, 2022

Top Tips for Keeping Business Receipts Organized

It's crucial to keep receipts for all expenses whether you're a small business owner, someone who is self-employed and deducting business expenses on your tax return or an... / Read more

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October 31, 2022

How – and Why – To Boost Your Business Balance Sheet

If you are a small business owner, growing your business is, of course always going to be one of your most pressing top of mind concerns. However, understanding just where your... / Read more

October 25, 2022

Popular Canadian Tax Deductions and Credits in 2023

Although the deadline to file is still months away, smart Canadians are already thinking about filing their taxes, and ways in which they may be able to reduce their tax bill... / Read more

October 11, 2022

9 Costs Small Business Owners Should Never Skimp On

If you run a small business or are a startup owner, you constantly have one eye on the balance sheet. It can occasionally seem as though you are tossing money into a black hole.... / Read more

October 3, 2022

How Small Businesses Can Save Money in Their First Year

Many entrepreneurs and new business owners quickly discover that the financial realities of running a business don't always meet initial assumptions when looking into their... / Read more

September 27, 2022

Why Hiring an Accountant for Freelancers Is a Great Investment

Taxation and death. There is nothing more definite in life than these two truths, but when it comes to paying taxes, there are lots of things you can do to make the process as... / Read more

September 20, 2022

Top Tips for In-House Vs. Remote Employee Management

In the past, most jobs were performed in-house for businesses. Employees came to work at a set time, spent X hours at their desk, went home at their appointed hour, and the cycle... / Read more

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September 13, 2022

Recurring Payments for Small Businesses: Should You Offer Them?

Does your small business do business with the same customers every month? Many small businesses do. If so, since the success of your business relies heavily on you, it makes sense... / Read more

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September 2, 2022

How To Pay Yourself as a Canadian Business Owner

You should give serious consideration to how you withdraw funds from your business enterprise. Usually, there are two options for doing that: a salary or an owner's draw. Let's... / Read more

August 24, 2022

Can You Afford to Hire an Employee?

Even if you have managed to run your business so far as a single person operation, the time will come when adding an employee, or employees, will become the best way to move it... / Read more

August 16, 2022

How to Use Invoice Payment Terms to Protect Your Business

Payment terms specify how, when, and how your customers or clients will pay your business. Or when they should, at least. Invoice payments are frequently accompanied by payment... / Read more

August 11, 2022

How to Effectively Follow Up on Past Due Invoices

Nearly all small business owners have experienced the stress of a past due invoice. According to research, more than a quarter of small firms report payment delays of more than 30... / Read more

July 25, 2022

Why Small Businesses Still Need to Practice Physical Financial Record Keeping

If you are starting and building your own business, there are literally a 1,001 things to do, and you certainly have lots of hats to wear. One of those is often part-time... / Read more

July 22, 2022

Understanding – And Preventing – Retail Card Not Present Fraud

The continuing rise of online shopping brings a whole new level of convenience to people’s lives, and enabling thousands of Canadians to run a retail business from the comfort... / Read more

July 1, 2022

Top 10 Common Credit Score Myths Exploded 

Far too many people don't really understand credit scores. Which is forgivable really, as they are not always easy to decipher. In addition to learning the facts about the credit... / Read more

June 28, 2022

Choosing the Right Payment Processor for Your Business in 2022

There is no such thing as an ideal payment processor. The best one for your business is influenced by your specific goals, priorities, and budget. But choosing the right one(s) is... / Read more

June 25, 2022

Days Sales Outstanding: What It Is and Why It Matters

The term "days sales outstanding," or DSO, refers to the typical number of days it may take a business to collect payment for a transaction. The majority of businesses should... / Read more

June 16, 2022

Reaping the Benefits of Keeping Managed Accounts

Every business needs three financial statements: a profit and loss (or income) statement, a cash flow statement, and a balance sheet. These documents, when combined, provide key... / Read more

May 30, 2022

Top Tips for Business Owners to Borrow Money With Confidence

It's critical to feel at ease with the lending process when you're ready to borrow money for your business. It's more than simply securing a loan when it comes to deciding which... / Read more

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May 18, 2022

Employee or Contractor – How to Tell the Difference

Are the people who work with you employees or contractors? It's critical to know the answer because getting it wrong can be costly and result in issues with the Canada Revenue... / Read more

May 9, 2022

The Pros and Cons of Petty Cash Systems

There are a few procedures small businesses can follow to ensure they’re managing petty cash expenses correctly. By following these steps, you can take full advantage of this... / Read more

May 5, 2022

How to Build and Establish a Better Business Credit Score

Establishing a strong business credit reputation is one of the most crucial components of the early stages of running a small business in Ontario. Furthermore, having good company... / Read more

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April 29, 2022

Should You Buy a Rental Property as an Individual or a Corporation?

It is critical for anyone seeking to accumulate wealth, attain financial independence, and/or retire early to develop streams of passive income, which are sources of income that... / Read more

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April 20, 2022

Credit Management – How to Get it Right Every Time 

Effective credit management is an important process that begins with getting to know your customers before selling to them and ends only when you've been paid. Here we are going... / Read more

April 5, 2022

Top 5 Cash Flow Mistakes Small Businesses Make

When small business owners experience unanticipated cash flow gaps or are unable to make invoices during sluggish months, it's a sign that they aren't keeping track of their cash... / Read more

March 28, 2022

Why You Should File Your Taxes on Time This Year

Don't worry if you still need to file your taxes this year; you're not alone. Even if you try not to file your taxes at the last minute, it's sometimes unavoidable - especially... / Read more

Crypto and Canada Taxes
March 14, 2022

What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency and Canadian Taxes

When Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies first became popular, many people saw their investments in them - and maybe their use of them - as something separate from the rest of their... / Read more

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March 4, 2022

Top Tips For Organizing Your Small Business Receipts

On top of the (many) challenges of running your own business, keeping track of your expenses and keeping records can feel burdensome. It may not be at the top of your priority... / Read more

February 21, 2022

Small Business Tax Deductions You May Be Missing Out On

In Canada, the average small business owner pays more than 42% of their revenue in taxes. To begin with, that's a substantial sum of money. Second, no one wants to pay the Canada... / Read more

medical expenses tax
February 17, 2022

Tax Deductible Medical Expenses – What You Can Claim

Here we are going to go over the basics as they relate to Canadian taxes and medical expenses for the 2021 tax year. What is Considered a Medical Expense for Tax... / Read more

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February 3, 2022

Tax Return Dos and Don’ts For New Canadians

New to Canada? Welcome! If you're new to the country, you can expect lots of friendly, welcoming faces, a strong enthusiasm for hockey, free healthcare, and, of course, our... / Read more

January 26, 2022

Your 2021 Tax Return: What You Need to Know

We are now entering what is technically the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this marks the second tax filing year that may see Canadians tax returns affected by the... / Read more