The Accounting Zone – December 2016

The December 2016 edition of The Accounting Zone newsletter has been released. In this issue: Happy holiday greetings from the team Record keeping & the law!  What you need to know All the accounting resources you ever needed Subscribe to our monthly newsletter today and never miss another accounting tip!

The Accounting Zone – November 2016

The November 2016 edition of The Accounting Zone has been released. Click here to read the latest Accounting Zone newsletter. In this issue; Are all employee leaves of absence the same? What the heck are preferred shares anyway? Furious! Employer not charged in employee’s death while at work. Make informed financial decisions – Financial Literacy Month … Read more

Employment Standards Act, Part 3

Written by: Gwyneth James, MBA CPA, CGA, Senior Partner This month we finish our review of the rules found in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) which is managed and enforced by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. These rules provide direction with respect to paying your employees, but there are certain individuals and organizations that the … Read more

Preferred Shares? What are those?

Written by: Suzanne Cody, CPA, CGA, Senior Partner Preferred shares are a hybrid investment having both the characteristics of owner’s equity and fixed income. These shares represent an ownership interest, do not have a maturity date, do not generally have voting rights, and have a par value (the value as declared in writing by the … Read more

The Accounting Zone

Our latest newsletter from The Accounting Zone is now available! In this issue; Top 5 signs you are an “Anti-preneur” Is your marketing budget giving you the ROI you expect? Introducing the Cody & James team.  Meet Pam – baker extraordinaire! 8 Things every student needs to know about their taxes….NOW! Does WSIB Bill 119 … Read more

Accounting Advice & More!

Our September Newsletter is hot off the virtual press! Click here to read the latest issue. Click here to subscribe from our home page.

Employment Standards Act – Part 2

Written by:  Gwyneth James MBA CPA, CGA, Senior Partner This month we continue our look at the rules found in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) which is managed and enforced by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. These rules provide direction with respect to paying your employees, but there are certain individuals and organizations that the … Read more

Accounting Advice & More!

Our August Newsletter is hot off the press! Click here to read the latest issue. Click here to subscribe from our home page.

Should You Earn Investment Income in Your Corporation?

 Written by:  Suzanne Cody CPA, CGA, Senior Partner A question often asked by people is whether they should own their investments personally or hold them in a corporation to delay paying income tax.  Remember!  There is no avoidance in paying the tax only careful planning to minimize the damage. The government strives to equalize the … Read more

Employment Standards Act – Part I

Written by:  Gwyneth James MBA CPA, CGA, Senior Partner As a society we have developed laws and rules which are generally designed to address fairness and safety. All of the rules involving paying your employees in Ontario can be found in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) which is managed and enforced by the Ministry of … Read more

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