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Tax-Effective Estate Planning Requires Will Power

Estate planning is basically the process of taking steps to ensure that: Beneficiaries maintain as much of your estate as possibleYour estate ends up go…

What Taxes Will be Applied to Your Assets When You Pass Away?

When we think of estate planning, it’s crucial not to overlook the tax consequences. So, in part one of our two part series on estate planning, we…

Selling Your Business When You’re Operating Through a Corporation

If you’ve made the decision to sell your business, it’s important to do some serious planning first to minimize your overall tax hit. Today, we…

Now That You’ve Incorporated, How Should You Pay Yourself?

Salary vs Dividends One of the common conversations we have with our clients is the topic of, “How do you compensate yourself?” It’s a…

Deducting Home Office Expenses: The Traditional, Salaried Employee’s Guide

“Am I able to deduct home office expenses?” It’s a question we hear a lot from traditional employees, the ones working for a company on a stan…

Effects of COVID-19 on Professional Services

To varying degrees, the pandemic has created challenges for all businesses, including ours. Whether they’re temporary or permanent, these issues can …

The evolution of the audit specialty

Generalists, armed with a broad array of skills, used to be a mainstay within small and mid-sized accounting firms. But in a progressively dynamic field, w…

Many Canadians are intrigued by the idea of being their own boss

Many Canadians are intrigued by the idea of being their own boss.  Starting your own business is an exciting concept but setting it up can be compl…

The LinkedIn Gurus – Everyone’s An Expert

An increasing number of chartered accountants market themselves as gurus or experts. When encountering a person like this – in person or online …

What to look for in an accounting co-op employer

Co-op placements are exciting times for accounting students. Along with often being a first taste of real-world work, they’re also a valuable resource fo…

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