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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 …

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

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

How to apply for a bank loan to expand your business

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Business is great, customers are excited about your product but you need more capital to service all of your new accounts. It’s time to think about bank loans to expand your business.

What to consider when applying for a business loan to expand your business

Start early! Banks are going to want to see two

How to apply for your first bank loan

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As business owners, we invest our experience and capital to service our customers, pay our employees and return a profit on our investments.   Capital can come from the owner in the form of equity investments and also your first bank loan.

At a certain point, your business may need more investment to continue to grow.

How to automate your accounting

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The old onerous ways of bookkeeping and accounting have gone the way of the dodo bird! We’re great at helping shoe box clients but we can do so much better. Cloud accounting means that a lot of the drudgery in accounting has been eliminated. The marriage of cloud-based accounting and open architecture have enabled third