No Beige Here

So You Want to Buy a Building

  You’ve had your business for a while and you’re paying rent to a landlord. Rent and occupancy costs are likely one of your highest costs next to payroll. Why not pay rent to yourself and purchase a building? There are lots of things to consider...

Work-from-Home Write-Offs

It’s me again, Jaclyn, the original Hawkins & Co work-from-home warrior. You may remember me from my original blog “Are you wearing pants today?” which I wrote after starting my new remote lifestyle and all about how I made the transition work...

Ontario COVID Program Updates

We hope that all our friends and clients are healthy and safe. Clearly, we all hope that the second lockdown is as short as possible – subject to keeping everybody safe. This is a short blog post to make sure that our Ontario clients are aware of...

CEBA expansion is here!

The government has just announced the long-trailed expansion of the CEBA loan facility.  To remind long-suffering readers: CEBA (Canada Emergency Business Account) is the interest-free $40k loan, of which $10k is potentially forgivable if $30k is repaid...

COVID: Second wave – and more updates to government support

We hope you remain safe. Clearly, we’re all concerned with the resurgence in COVID cases, that have required our governments to tighten controls again. Fingers crossed for that vaccine. There have been numerous updates and changes to the benefits available...