Business Tips

Would You Like Your Receipt?

We get them all the time, they end up in our car, our purse, our pocket, crumpled in a ball with coffee spilled on them, piled in a tray on your desk and used as scrap paper. It’s not until you get an audit from CRA that you really take notice of what...

In good company (Abridged)

As you know, we work with a lot of start-ups and new businesses. This is a topic which causes some confusion. So time for another public-service blog to clear it up… There’s a lot more to this, but here are the highlights. A lot of people use the...

Taking the Plunge

So, you’ve decided to be your own boss. Congratulations – seriously. People become self-employed at different stages in life, for different reasons. Some people are born entrepreneurs, who can’t imagine how terrible it would be to have a boss. For...

Business Valuations

What’s it worth? As you know, we work with many business owners who are in the early years of their businesses. Quite often, their growth involves buying a business – or at least some equipment and maybe a book of clients – from a retiring business...

This Changes Everything- Part 2

  This changes everything – Part II So…. I’ve written about how the accounting profession serves its clients. Or, frankly, often fails to. I also wrote about the three key features of the new cloud-based systems that have recently appeared....