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The Perfect Storm for Fraud
Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, many companies are operating in a different manner and environment than their historical norm. Our new normal consists of businesses that quickly moved from an office environment to home office work …
Capital Gains
What is it? A capital gain is a gain realized on the disposition of capital property for tax purposes. Capital gains benefit from a one-half inclusion rate. For example, for a $100 capital gain, only $50 is included as taxable income. Proposed …
Small Business Job Credit
Receiving money from CRA and don’t know why? If you are a business owner that has recently received a cheque from the Receiver General, do not be alarmed.
Economic Outlook for 2015 - What’s Ahead?
Attending a wealth management conference this past weekend, I had the opportunity to hear two (2) interesting economic forecasts from TD Bank and National Bank.
Cross-Promotion can Draw More Customers
Effective cross-promotion is a great way for even the busiest of business owners to bring in more customers. The simple fact is that when you team up with other trustworthy businesses that also reach your target market, you will be able to access  …
Basic Stages to Starting a New Business
Government regulations aside, it really isn’t that difficult to start a small business if you progress through the appropriate stages. Most challenging is the planning and market research you should do ahead of time to ensure your business will be …
Trounce Your Competitors with Disciplined Plans to Expand
When entrepreneurs are running a successful small business, extra available time is scarce due to the various demands. Understandably, they rarely take the time to evaluate the future growth of their company in a disciplined manner.
What Makes a Good Business Plan?
On March 20, 2012, I had the opportunity to present to a group at the Burlington Chamber of Commerce on the topic of business plans. I thought that the content of my presentation may be of interest to the followers of the SB Partners blog so I’ve …
New Disbursement Quota Rules for Registered Charities
The Federal budget of 2010 introduced changes to the disbursement quota rules for registered charities. In order to retain their charitable status, registered charities have to meet their disbursement quota. Prior to the 2010 budget, the …
Fair Value Election and the New Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises
Canadian private corporations are in the process of adopting the new Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (“ASPE”). There are many elections available for private companies but one of the elections is of particular interest since it …
What is the Value of an Audit?
I imagine many of you have wondered about the genuine value of an audit. Traditionally, an audit not only costs more than a review engagement, but it also consumes more of your staff’s time. As assurance service providers, we often struggle to …
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Banking Covenants
Do You Have Banking Covenants? If so, are you aware of the impact the new accounting standards for private enterprise will have on those banking covenants? If not, now is the time to start thinking about it and have discussions with your bank and …
New Financial Reporting Landscape for Not-for-Profits
As we approach the end of March, most not-for-profit organizations are preparing for their year-end. This means a very busy time for organizations as they finalize their annual reporting and prepare for their annual general meetings. The end of this …
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