“When businesses work together, great things happen.” Indeed!
We’ve re-opened our office to the public, but you will notice some changes. Not unlike other businesses in our area, your experience when visiting us will be different, but these measures are in place to keep our staff and our clients safe. Just dropping documents off? You may come into the reception area (maximum 3 … 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
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
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Written by: Suzanne Cody CPA, CGA As busy as you are when you are just getting things going, it is important to be mindful of Tax issues. There is a great deal of juggling going on with so many puzzle pieces to put together when setting up a newly formed corporation. If you want to … Read more
Written by: Gwyneth James MBA CPA, CGA Senior Partner It’s your first day on the job and you’ve been handed a pile of paperwork to complete and sign plus the employee policy manual to read and a Health & Safety video to watch. In the midst of the chaos, you probably don’t understand – or … Read more
Written by: Suzanne Cody CPA, CGA Senior Partner When you need equipment you don’t necessarily have to buy it, you have options. You could lease it instead. Leasing is often a good alternative to applying for a loan. Equipment financing is designed specifically for the purchase of business equipment. There are three main options for … Read more
Written by: Gwyneth James MBA CPA, CGA Senior Partner The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership-driven association that advocates on behalf of the Peterborough business community. Members of Chambers across Ontario, including yours truly, loudly and firmly stated their displeasure with one aspect of their government’s Bill 148 which introduced several updates to … Read more