Written by Gwyneth James MBA CPA, CGA Senior Partner If you have been a little busy lately managing work, kids, or other responsibilities you may have missed a few changes to tax- and employment-related rates for 2019. Here’s a quick recap: The maximum rate per kilometer that an employee or shareholder is allowed to claim … Read more
Written by: Gwyneth James MBA, CPA, CGA Holiday Bonuses! Don’t give out bonuses to your employees before reading this! At this time of year, you may be wondering about the rules for giving your employees bonuses and gifts for Christmas or year-end. The CRA has specific rules about giving employees gifts and bonuses that determine … Read more
Written by Gwyneth James MBA CPA, CGA Senior Partner Okay, I know…accounting is the farthest thing from your mind right now, but hear me out. There are just a few items that you need to take care of while you sip your glass of eggnog. If you have a business, don’t forget to take an … Read more
Cody & James CPAs Donates More than $1,000 to the YES Shelter Our fall shredding fundraiser was a win for everyone. The YES Shelter won because we raised over $1,100 to support youth and families. “YES works to reduce and prevent homelessness by providing shelter, education and transitional supports to youth and families in Peterborough and … Read more
Do I need to keep records when I have hired an accounting service? According to the law, you must retain and protect any records related to your personal or business tax returns even if you hired Cody & James, or another third party to prepare your tax returns or provide other accounting services. During a … Read more
Do you have piles of paper collecting in your home or office that you’ve been meaning to deal with? Sensitive information that you don’t want in the trash and should be properly shredded? Well now is the time! Throughout the month of September, bring your boxes and piles of documents to be shredded into our … Read more
Once again this year, we’ll be participating, as an exhibitor a the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Love Local Expo. This year, the expo will be on Wednesday October 3rd from 12pm to 7pm at the Envinrude Centre. Hope to see you there!
Media Release – September 5, 2018 Business partners Suzanne Cody and Gwyneth James are pleased to announce that they have joined Porter Hétu International, a Canadian-based organization of accounting firms. Cody & James CPAs, a local firm that provides full-service accounting for small to medium-sized businesses, will now be able to provide assurance engagements (reviews … Read more
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Written by: Suzanne Cody CPA, CGA Senior Partner Have you set up your shares? One of the most important things you need to do when creating a new corporation, in addition to preparing Articles of Incorporation, is to set up share classes. Do you really own your corporation? Unless it is restricted by its articles, … Read more