5 Tips To Improve Cash Flow For Your SaaS Business

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Are you having a hard time making sure that you have enough money in your SaaS business account to pay the bills? Cash flow is a consistent problem for many businesses that follow this model, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Cash flow can easily be improved by following a few specific guidelines.    If you’re ready to … Read More

2022 Canada Tax Filing Deadline & What You Need To Know

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Are you already in the midst of prepping for the Canadian tax filing deadline for 2022? Make sure that you stay on top of things this tax season so that you aren’t hit with penalties for filing after the due date. At Compass Accounting in Winnipeg, we want to help you manage this stressful time of year by explaining the … Read More

Tips To Keep Your Business Finances In Order

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Keeping your business finances in order is a challenge that most companies face. Fortunately, there are a few essential steps that you can follow to make things a bit less confusing at the end of the year. Don’t wait until it’s too late to get started with organizing the financial health of your business. Take a few of these proactive … Read More

Costly & Common Bookkeeping Mistakes

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  Every business owner knows that keeping up with their books is essential to maintaining an accurate financial picture of their company. Unfortunately, bookkeeping can sometimes be a tedious process that gets pushed to the wayside. Many people encounter issues with their books, and these errors can cost you a lot if you aren’t careful. These five common mistakes can … Read More

What types of small businesses should use PADs?

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Does your business involve collecting recurring payments from customers, clients, or tenants? Do you have a payroll? Do you sell big ticket items and give customers the option of making several payments? Do you make large or recurring purchases for your business? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, there’s a great way to automate transactions, cut … Read More

A Beginner’s Guide To Cash Flow Forecasting

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  Do you know how much money enters and leaves your business in a given period? Many business owners struggle to maintain a grip on their finances. They need a tool to help them better predict what they will need to spend and what they will bring in over the course of several months or even years. This is where … Read More

The Importance Of Tax Planning

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The idea of paying taxes makes some people cringe. Many have no idea how to calculate what they will owe at the end of the year or how to make the most of tax deductions. Tax planning is something that may never cross their minds, even though it could save them some serious cash. Tax planning is an essential part … Read More

Accrual Accounting VS. Cash Basis Accounting

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  Accounting methods can be extremely tricky for business owners who are new to keeping their records. Cash basis accounting and accrual accounting are both very common practices, but which one is right for your business? You need to know the ins and outs of both types of accounting to determine what the right move is for your business finances. … Read More

What Does It Mean To “Close The Books”?

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  It’s becoming more and more rare to use actual books for your accounting – almost everyone has gone digital (it’s a lot easier that way). Nonetheless, the phrase “close the books” remains – in the same way, we say “hang up our phones” or “dial a number”, though places to hang your receiver and phone dials are both long … Read More