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October 16th, 2017

Working With Webinars

No matter how quick the pace, it seems keeping up with technological changes is one of the greatest challenges we face! Just as we get comfortable with one form, a new slew comes to town. It’s not essential to be…

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October 10th, 2017

Taking Back Time

Embarking on the journey as a small business owner may often feel like a one-person job. By building the best team possible, you may start to alleviate that stress and free up some valuable time. Building the team can feel…

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October 2nd, 2017

Social Care for the Customer

We’ve heard it before – listening and hearing are two very different things. If you are one of the growing numbers of businesses that are utilizing the advantages of social media, you should appreciate that it is vital to listen…

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September 25th, 2017

Mentoring 101 – Picking Your Partner

Small business owners run a perpetual to-do list, constantly checking things off and adding more just as fast. In doing what needs to be done in order to keep the business afloat, self-development and improvement can be overlooked. Choosing a…

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September 22nd, 2017

An Alternative to RESPs

Statistics Canada estimates that the total cost of a four-year university education is more than $80,000, including tuition, housing, food, books and additional fees. So it is no surprise that parents are looking for efficient ways to finance their children’s educations. Often…

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September 19th, 2017

Finding the Tax Advantage in Mixed Property Sales

When a sales transaction includes both depreciable and non-depreciable property, the seller and buyer must, for tax purposes, determine how they are going to allocate the purchase price between the two types of assets. The most common example is the…

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September 15th, 2017

Home is Where Your Social Ties Reside for Tax Purposes

When it comes to taxes, residence can be more complicated than just where you hang your hat on December 31. In fact, for several years the issue of province of residence has been among the top ten tax issues Canada…

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September 12th, 2017

Financing Education – Learn the Complexities of RESPs

Is your child starting or heading back to a post-secondary school this fall? You might be interested to know that while most parents in Canada contribute toward their child’s higher education (76%), students in Canada are the most likely in…

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September 8th, 2017

CRA Aims to Boost Services for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Small- and medium-sized businesses will be getting more help from Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) over the next couple of years. The tax agency recently unveiled plans to make its services for those businesses more helpful and easier to use. The…

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September 5th, 2017

CRA Suspends Audits on Charities’ Political Activities

Many Canadians are generous in their gifts to charity, and in return, they may receive tax benefits. In recent months, there’s been some loosening of the restrictions placed on charities, which may be of interest to contributors. While Ottawa was…

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