We were very honored to be asked to speak to this wonderful group of small business owners last night at the Ramada Inn in Cornwall. We were asked to present on how to minimize the tax liability that comes from disposing of income property or investment property. The crowd was very gracious and asked many informed questions… Peter wa [...]
New Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
This information was taken directly from the Live Safe! Work Smart! Newsletter – January 2014 Edition. If you want to subscribe yourself please click here.
Ontario has introduced a new training regulation to keep workers safe on the job. The Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Tr [...]
Well, it’s getting to be that time of year again… time to wrap up your books for the new calendar year! This means your bookkeeper will be issuing your company T4’s and in order to do that quickly and efficiently here are some quick items to have your employees verify with you:
1. SIN numbers
Nothing can derail a personR [...]
I hope everyone was able to dig out from the snowstorm yesterday. Myself, I live in the country with a very long driveway that I depend upon a local farmer to clear for me. He was busy keeping his commercial clients cleared out so I was effectively snowed in with my three kids…
In between making snowmen and gingerbr [...]
This is the decal they sent me!
Good Monday Morning everyone!
I came into the office today to find an envelope on my desk with the address hand-written… something that is not commonly done anymore but still affects me with the sender’s consideration. The letter was from my friends at VistaPrint who I have used on occasion and ins [...]
“One of these things is not like the other…”
We hear this question all the time: “Do I need a bookkeeper, or an accountant?” The answer is… yes.
Bookkeepers and Accountants are terms that are sometimes used interchangeably, and many of their skills and abilities do overlap, but there are some key difference [...]
Who doesn’t want free software? For those of you out there who do not know, there is an entire world of free software known as Open Source software. There are free versions of Microsoft Office (OpenOffice), Photoshop (Gimp), and – the topic up for discussion today – Quicken for Home Business whose general Open Source equiv [...]