Category Archives: bookkeeping

Case Study: Outsourcing accounting achieved huge tax savings and growth in Andrew’s companies

tax savings and growth

It had a positive domino effect on his whole business portfolio.

With three companies to run, Andrew’s accounting had become an afterthought. His books were a mess, he felt stressed about surprise CRA audits and he didn’t realize he was paying more than he needed to in tax. Here’s how we transformed his accounting and …

Using QuickBooks Time software to maximize workforce efficiency!

QuickBooks time software

Effectively managing employee time and integrating time tracking data with accounting processes is vital for operational success. The QuickBooks Time app (QBT) offers a comprehensive platform tailored to meet the needs of businesses seeking seamless time tracking, employee management, and integration with QuickBooks Online. Let’s explore the key features and benefits of QBT and how …

Streamlining Accounting with Shopify Connector by Intuit

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No one wants to spend time transferring data from app to app. In today’s digital world, integrating different platforms to streamline business processes has become crucial to managing your e-commerce business. One such integration that offers immense benefits is linking Shopify to QuickBooks Online. By utilizing the “Shopify Connector app by Intuit” in QuickBooks Online …

What is CPP2 and how will it affect my taxes?

CPP2 affect my taxes

Have you heard about the recent introduction of the Canada Pension Plan 2 (CPP2)? If you haven’t, it’s time to pay attention. Did you asked yourself, how will the CPP2 affect my taxes? The CPP rates have been revised and an additional rate has been introduced, which means your contributions and benefits may be affected. …

Why you NEED to tell your accountant before you take money out of your corporation

right way to take money out of your business

There is a right way and a wrong way to take money out of your business.

The “wrong way” is to simply withdraw cash from your business bank account. It’s not wrong because it’s punishable by the Gods or the law enforcers, but it can result in a punishingly high tax bill. It can also …

How to successfully set up your small business

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Ready to take the plunge and start your own business? Here are ten steps to successfully set up your small business:

 

  1. Register your business with the province of Ontario. Google “register a business Ontario” – make sure to use the ontario.ca page
  2. Think about setting up your systems for future growth now. It’s easier to

How to pay less personal taxes

how to pay less tax

Are you ready to start to pay less personal taxes? Here’s a summarized guide on how to achieve that.

Maximize your deductions: CRA specifically allows certain deductions to reduce your taxable income and help you pay less tax. The most popular deductions are:

  • RRSP and pension contributions
  • Childcare expenses
  • Moving expenses
  • Spousal support payments
  • Employment

What do I need to know about setting up my first payroll for my small business?

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Congratulations on hiring the first employee for your small business. It’s time to run your first payroll but where to start? Let’s talk about getting your new employee paid and how to fulfill your responsibilities as an employer. 

Here’s what you need to know to set up payroll for your small business:

  • As an employer,

How much debt is right for my business

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A growing business is a business that is usually consuming cash flow. Rapid expansion means investments in development costs, marketing, inventory, and accounts receivable, the time between your investment and receiving the money from your customer can stretch out for months.

Large construction projects can take forever! Additionally, we want to match the cash flow