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INSIGHTS, NEWS & EVENTS

Our team is always up to something. Read our latest insights, news and updates here.

Investing in Property?

House or condo purchases made for the purpose of renovating to increase value and imminently sell for large profits is commonplace. Too often, however, there’s no consideration regarding tax implications. Everyone seems to know someone engaged in speculative real estate transactions to make quick profits, often moving houses as part of the plan. Here’s what’s … Continued

Canada 150

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, we asked our team to share in one word, “what does Canada mean to you?” From all of us at SB Partners, Happy Canada Day!      

B Corps: Redefining Success in Business

There are over 1,200 Certified B Corporations (B Corps) in 38 countries including 110 in Canada. Most successful business owners understand the importance of looking beyond the spreadsheet. Factors such as environmental performance, corporate social responsibility, and strong values can influence and impact buyer decisions, employee morale, and reputation. Now, a new designation is available … Continued

2017 Federal Budget Commentary

On March 22, 2017, Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the 2017 federal budget (“the Budget”) and, as anticipated, it projects a deficit. Instead of planning to eliminate the deficit as previously proposed, the government says it will maintain a balanced net debt-to-GDP ratio of around 31 per cent over the next five years.  The deficit … Continued

Client Portal Tutorials

Learn how to use SB Partners’ client portal with these helpful video tutorials. View our video guide below.

SB Partners Rebrand Press Release

On January 31, 2017 SB Partners unveiled a new corporate identity and tagline that reflects the basic essence of what they do ‘Accounting for Our Community’, together with a new, easier-to-navigate website supporting the company’s evolution as Burlington’s leading full-service accounting firm. The rebranding process took place over months of consultation and integration with valuable … Continued

Two Hockey-Focused Entrepreneurs Avoid Skating on Thin Ice

Remember that old joke, “How many kids in Canada play hockey?  Almost all of them!” Capitalizing on the popularity of the sport and finding an as-yet, untouched niche in the equipment market, Kayla Nezon and Emily Rudow co-founded Oneiric Hockey. Congratulations on filming a segment on Dragon’s Den! Tell us about your experience? What advice … Continued

John Chisholm Named CPA Ontario Fellow

SB Partners is proud to announce that John Chisholm, CEO and Partner, has been named as a Fellow to CPA Ontario. This prestigious honour, designated by the initials FCPA, FCA, formally recognizes leading accounting professionals whose achievements in their careers or community leadership have earned them distinction and honour to the profession. FCPA’s are nominated … Continued

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)

Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP) are offered by the Government of Canada for individuals who are receiving the Disability Tax Credit. These tax credits are available to people with ‘severe or prolonged’ mental or physical impairments that markedly impact an individual’s ability to perform basic activities.     The RDSP is a tool to help … Continued

New Reporting Requirements for Principal Residence Claims

Skyrocketing housing prices in the GTA and Vancouver have been all over the news with record-setting sales difficult to ignore.  Over the years, the government has tried a few different strategies to try and calm the market but to no avail. Last week the federal government tried again. Currently, when a person sells their principal … Continued