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Business Valuation Models – The What and Why

Is the ‘whole’ greater than the sum of its parts? Having devoted time, money, and energy on starting and growing a business often creates a set of expectations for an owner on the value of their business that is skewed.

Double-Dipping and Matrimonial Matters

What is Double-Dipping in the Context of Marital Breakdown? When I first heard this terminology at work, I was instantly reminded of the Seinfeld episode when George Costanza got into an argument over the social acceptableness of “double-dipping the …

2022 Federal Budget Commentary

On April 7, 2022, The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, delivered Budget 2022 – A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable (Budget 2022). This budget is the first federal budget since the 2021 …

To Buy or Sell Shares or Assets That is The Question?

Our clients often ask us this question when they are looking to purchase or sell the ownership interests in a company “should I purchase/sell the shares of a company or the assets?” Generally speaking, when selling a business, the preferred deal …

Important Information - Ontario Annual Information Return

New Ontario Business Registry The new Ontario Business Registry (the “registry”) is an online platform that digitizes many of the services provided to organizations that carry on business in Ontario. The registry allows businesses and not-for-profit …

5 Tax Tips to Consider Before You File Your 2021 Return

It’s officially tax season! Before you file your 2021 tax return, consider these tax tips to help maximize your benefits.

Preparation and Planning Key to Selling a Dental Practice

Setting your dental practice up for a potential sale should ideally start about three to five years in advance. This will give you enough time to develop more value in your business. Planning for things like staffing costs, expenses, and large …

Tax Considerations of Incorporating Your Dental Practice

Is it time to open your own practice or revise the structure of your existing dental practice? As with other professions, opening a dental practice can be done through three main structures. Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, or Professional …

Business Valuation 101: Fair Market Value

In completing valuation reports, Chartered Business Valuators (CBV) are guided by the principle of fair market value. Fair Market Value (noun) The highest price available, in an open and unrestricted market, between knowledgeable and prudent …

Sleepless In Our Cities

On February 25th, SB Partners’ Nick Simonetta, Raffaele Ruberto, and Mike Ervin will be sleeping in their cars to raise awareness for local poverty as a part of the United Way Halton & Hamilton (UWHH) Sleepless in Our Cities event. Please join us in …

Net Working Capital and the Sale of a Business

Before discussing how to minimize the impact of the Net Working Capital issue, it is important to understand what we mean by Net Working Capital and the significance of Net Working Capital to the structure of a transaction. To start, it is important …

Alignment and Intentional Partnerships lead to success at Youth Inspire Community Day

On November 19th, 2021, Dare to be You hosted their first Youth Inspire Community Day. Speaking with founder Shannon Tobin and the Director of Development, Drew Simon, we were thrilled to learn that as the first sponsors to come on board for the …

Navigating Vehicle Delivery Through the Proposed Luxury Tax

Who pays? The Luxury Tax will apply to registered and non-registered persons or vendors as follows. Where a non-registered person (consumer) purchases a specified vehicle, e.g. an automobile from a dealership, the Luxury Tax would be paid by the …

Valuation Considerations other than COVID?

The magnitude of the impact climate change will have on the value of particular business will vary depending on the industry in which it operates.  However, all businesses are being, or are expected to be, impacted by climate change.  The impact may …

ONCA Provides More Options to Not-for-profit Corporations in Ontario

ONCA Has Arrived…Finally On October 19, 2021, significant changes to the regulations governing not-for-profit corporations (NPCs) in Ontario came into effect when the long-awaited Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act, 2010 (ONCA) was brought into …
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