Why Is The Canada Emergency Response Benefit Being Extended?

Analyzing the political, social, and economic reasons that a government would introduce or extend a policy is a complicated affair. Analyzing exactly why governments do what they do during a pandemic that’s been called unprecedented so many times that it’s become cliché, is daunting. To fully understand the impact of the CERB will take years, if not decades. Entire theses … Read More

6 Habits To Help You Use Your Credit Wisely

You’ve probably heard the old saying “money makes the world go round”. That may be true to a certain degree, but when you look at the spending habits of individuals, businesses, and governments, you might come to a different conclusion. An alien looking down at our species might say “credit makes the world go round” – using your credit wisely … Read More

Top 4 Ways To Increase Your Business Efficiency

There are a lot of important traits for any business to have. An important mission, a culture that benefits employees, a great leader – all of these qualities and more are essential to success. One of the most important qualities to have, though, is efficiency. A process is made efficient when it can be accomplished in less time and with … Read More

Tips To Get Your Start-up On Track

Your start-up is moving towards great things – at least, you want it to be. During all of the inherent chaos that comes with starting a new business, you may have become distracted from your goals. We know you want to push your start-up to be the best it can be; here are a few ways you can get yourself … Read More

How Can An Accountant Help Your Small Business?

Running a business isn’t easy. You constantly have to be running cost-benefit analyses, and you don’t necessarily have the resources to delegate everything you’d like to. It’s tempting, when possible, to do everything yourself. Remember, however, that your time is money, and any time you spend doing something outside your area of expertise is time not spent doing what you’re … Read More

Summer Marketing Ideas For Small Business Owners

Summer is finally here. The trees are in full bloom, the birds are singing, and dandelions are everywhere. We still seem to be fairly mosquito-free (for now), but the itch to find great summer marketing opportunities is here. To get your creative juices flowing, we have a few ideas you can use as a springboard for your own summertime sale … Read More

Income Tax 2020: Everything You Need To Know To File

Before we get into the meat of this article, we must confess that it doesn’t contain everything you need to know to file; we’d need to know your exact financial situation to help with that. Rather, this is a quick overview of some of the most relevant tax changes in 2020. New Deadline This might be the most important change, … Read More

Adjusting For COVID-19 In Business Valuations

The value of your business may face significant changes due to COVID-19. To be blunt, these changes will mean a decrease in valuation for many businesses. Nonetheless, it’s important to keep your business valuation and projections honest. There are a number of things to consider when re-evaluating your business due to COVID-19. Remember that business planning is an ongoing process, … Read More

Accounting Considerations Related to COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought about a lot of changes, and changes are likely to continue as time goes on. We may see gradual re-openings and re-closures as governments try to balance the health of the economy with the health and safety of people. There are many accounting considerations for businesses these days, too many to enumerate in this short article, so … Read More

Remote Work: Tips & Tools For Working Remotely

Long before COVID-19 hit, remote work was on the rise. Millennials love freelance work, and more and more companies have begun to accommodate remote work. Given our current circumstances, it’s safe to say remote work is at its highest rates in – well, probably all of history. There are so many tools and tips to list on this subject but … Read More