The Holiday Season is often described as a time of giving, and there’s no better gift for your small business than the gift of education. This December we’re decking the halls of Small Business BC with a packed education calendar featuring 19 new and returning seminars and webinars, as well […]
As a small business owner, it’s extremely likely you use your car for business. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) allows you claim back a portion of your business mileage as a deduction on your taxes, so it’s important to ensure you’re accurately tracking your mileage throughout the year. Short Term […]
Ceridian’s Payroll Audit Survival Guide provides you with the information you need to survive an audit
Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by the wildfires across British Columbia. During this difficult time, there are several resources available to business owners to help with managing the day-to-day situation, as well as planning for the rebuild. Below, we detail answers to some of the most common questions […]
Spring is the perfect excuse to hunker down and learn new skills for your small business. This month’s focus is on digital marketing, business planning, financing, understanding legalese and selling your business. So, what are you waiting for?
As entrepreneurs start to think about expanding their product acquisition beyond Canada, they often find themselves trying to do it all on their own to save money. But international trade can be complicated. While some goods are easy to import and classify, others may require an advance ruling done […]
If you’re a small business owner, chances are that you’re a fan of the do-it-yourself lifestyle. After all, you went into business for yourself. But while many small business owners love the freedom that owning their own business brings to them, it also means that expenses need to be kept […]
Strategy and planning are always a key focus area for any small business. From an accounting perspective, there are a number of simple, but effective ways in which small business owners can optimize their tax planning approach. 1. Income Splitting In Canada, taxpayers are subject to a system […]
Accounting can be an intimidating and often dreaded part of business for many entrepreneurs. To make it harder, there are many false facts flying around the internet that it can be hard to distinguish the facts from fiction. To help dispel some of those myths, here are four of the most common myths, BUSTED.
It is essential when starting out that you are aware of all the relevant tax rules for your business, locally, provincially and federally.The best way to avoid this issue is to stay on the offensive – always be as educated as possible about the applicable tax laws.