Month: June 2016

Advantages & Disadvantages of Incorporation Continued

Written by Suzanne Cody, CPA, CGA, Senior Partner Running your own business takes time, effort, and requires informed decision making.  Incorporation  is one of those decisions that should never be made hastily.  You need to do your homework and weigh the pros and cons. One immediate advantage for a profitable small business is a potentially … Read more

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HST Basics for the New Entrepreneur

Written by:  Gwyneth James MBP CPA, CGA, Senior Partner The most common questions I get from new entrepreneurs are about HST. A quick online search will provide most of the basic information and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has good resources in plain English, but here are a few pointers: You can register for HST as … Read more

Why Should I Incorporate?

Written by:  Suzanne Cody CPA, CGA, Senior Partner Let’s start by defining a corporation. By definition, a corporation is a separate legal entity formed by application to either the Federal, Provincial, or Territorial governments. In plain English, a corporation can be thought of as a separate person responsible for its own debts, obligations, and acts. … Read more

Gwyneth James Named Peterborough’s Businesswoman of the Year!

It is with extreme pride that we announce Gwyneth James has been named the 2016 Businesswoman of the year at the Peterborough Examiner’s 14th annual Women in Business awards ceremony last night.  A testament to her unwavering integrity as a business leader in our community. Click here for the full article and photos of the … Read more

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