Income Tax

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...

Latest Tweaks

The government has made more tweaks this week that are worth bringing to your attention. 1.Broadening eligibility for CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) The government has broadened the criteria. Previously, you had to declare NO income from (self-)employment...

The New Normal – filling in the gaps

(UPDATES as of April 14th, 2020 in red) So…. As always, we hope everybody remains healthy. This was the week for us when things start to hit home. At H&Co, this was the week we first learned that COVID 19 has struck people we know personally. We’re...

The Best & Worst of Times…

Given the events of the last week and how COVID-19 is affecting the world I wanted to put out some thoughts about how to manage your business through these unsettling times. I’ve broken this down into 3 sections… The big picture Key questions for...

Taking the trauma out of the tax return

Yes, it’s that time of year again…cue music – “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Nobody enjoys doing their taxes. Although, personally, I like one thing about this time of year: I...