HST Remittance for Small Business

Have you begun a small business and are finally making those self-employed dreams a reality? Awesome! It’s probably taken you a long time to get where you are, and by now, you know the ins and outs of your trade. It’s the tax side of things…
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How To Use Charitable Receipts - And Why You Should

Have you given to charity in the past year? The government doesn’t count loaning your brother a twenty as charity, but if you’ve made a donation to a registered organization, you can claim it at tax time.   Any charitable gifts can…
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Budgeting an Emergency Fund for Extreme Weather

We often budget for the things we can anticipate because it’s easy to work towards a tangible goal. Unexpected calamities, however, can catch people when they’re most vulnerable financially, and leave them with bills they’ll struggle to…
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Budgeting for the Holidays

For many people, the holidays - whether it’s Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any random days off in between - are a time when budgets seemingly go out the window. As everyone pushes to buy the biggest turkey, the best centrepieces, and the most…
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Teaching Your Kids Financial Responsibility

Money shouldn’t be a stressful subject to bring up with your kids. It’s natural to feel like it is because it’s one of those “off-topic” dinner conversations, but money and financial responsibility are important life lessons your…
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Payroll Deductions 101

As an employer, it’s up to you to ensure you’re deducting the correct amounts from your employee’s income and sending it to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on time. While you have obligations, taking the time to understand what you have…