5 Reasons a Bookkeeper Can Save You Money

If you’re a small business owner, chances are that you’re a fan of the do-it-yourself lifestyle. After all, you went into business for yourself. But while many small business owners love the freedom that owning their own business brings to them, it also means that expenses need to be kept […]

Year End Tax Planning Strategies for the Small Business Owner

Strategy and planning are always a key focus area for any small business. From an accounting perspective, there are a number of simple, but effective ways in which small business owners can optimize their tax planning approach. 1. Income Splitting In Canada, taxpayers are subject to a system […]

Accounting Myths vs. Facts

Accounting can be an intimidating and often dreaded part of business for many entrepreneurs. To make it harder, there are many false facts flying around the internet that it can be hard to distinguish the facts from fiction. To help dispel some of those myths, here are four of the most common myths, BUSTED.

4 Financial Obstacles for Business Success

It is essential when starting out that you are aware of all the relevant tax rules for your business, locally, provincially and federally.The best way to avoid this issue is to stay on the offensive – always be as educated as possible about the applicable tax laws.

How to Create Business Cards that Leave a Lasting Impression

While it may be easy to brush of your business cards as an afterthought, your card will say a lot more about your brand to the person receiving it than you may realize. Luckily, there are plenty of options available for you to create a unique and memorable business card.

Guided GST Registration

Do you know if you need to register your business for GST? If your gross annual revenue exceeds $30,000, you’re required by law to register your business for GST. A Small Business BC business advisor can help guide you through this process. Even if your business isn’t required to register, […]

How to Register for GST/PST

Find out the essential steps you should consider before registering for GST/PST and the useful links and resources to help guide you through the process.

Is Your Small Business Ready for the Return of PST in April?

Are you one of the estimated 70,000 businesses that still need to register for PST in order to start collecting the tax on April 1? Find out how to register online and what resources are available.