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Calendars and Calculators: Canada Tax Deadline Dates to Know

Dec. 04, 2018

Many Canadians either don’t file their taxes or don’t file them on time. Businesses are just as likely not to file or pay on time. It’s hard to file on time if you don’t know the Canada tax deadline. For the upcoming tax filing season, there are a few dates you should keep in mind. …

5 Things to Know About Filing Business Taxes in Alberta

Nov. 07, 2018

Did you know that Alberta has some of the most generous tax incentives in Canada for small businesses? If you’re planning on moving to Alberta, or you’re just starting a business, here are some basics about filing business taxes in Alberta. While on a federal level your business tax obligations are the same anywhere, the …

Stop Fearing Self Employed Taxes! 5 Tax Tips for Freelancers in Alberta

Oct. 16, 2018

Experts say 45% of Canadians will be self-employed in the next couple of years. Around 47% of self-employed Canadians enjoy the flexibility that comes with owning a business and working on their own terms. Don’t let taxes spoil your experience: stay aware. Learn how to do self-employed taxes so you can enjoy the true perks …

5 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Bookkeeper for Your Alberta Business

Sep. 22, 2018

There will come a point in your entrepreneurial journey when you need to hire a bookkeeper. Even if you do great business accounting on your own, you won’t be able to effectively document your gains and losses by yourself. You still have the rest of your business to worry about. Today, most business owners debate between …

3 Ways a Small Business Accountant in Lakeland, Alberta Can Help Your Business Grow

Aug. 25, 2018

While there’s a lot that can go on with your expenses without the help of an accountant, those things can swing your way if you employ one. A small business accountant doesn’t have to be a full-time position. You could invite them to your offices once a week just to keep things in order. Here …

Your Guide to Balance Sheet Analysis

Jul. 20, 2018

Balance sheet analysis is critical to a healthy cash flow and forecasting for your business. It’ll help you find out where your money is really going – and how to better manage it. Even if you outsource your business financial management to an external chartered accountant, having a good idea of your monthly, quarterly, and …

5 Ways an Accountant Can Save You Money

Jun. 19, 2018

The days when getting an accountant was just to deal with your tax affairs are over. Accountants often are often an untapped source of valuable industry insights and business advice on a range of subjects for your business. It’s important to take advantage of your accountant’s knowledge! An understanding of emerging markets in your industry …

Tips for Your First Time Tax Filing in Canada

Mar. 12, 2018

Estimates indicate that over 300,000 thousand people move to Canada every year. These individuals often choose Canada for its career opportunities, social welfare programs, and beautiful scenery. While new immigrants to Canada enjoy many benefits, there is also a learning curve involved with becoming a Canadian citizen. For instance, new Canadians must learn how to …

Quiz: What Small Business Loan Is Right For You?

Nov. 20, 2017

  You probably got a loan, large or small, to start your business and you’re likely to be paying it back for quite some time. Your business won’t take a smooth trajectory from small business loan, to paying it off to rolling in profits: you might need another business loan or line of credit to …