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CRA Updates for August 2018 august cra

On July 27th, 2018 the federal government released draft legislation related to sales and excise taxes and related to income tax, including extended reassessment periods. Canadians are invited to comment by September 10th, 2018.

Best Managed Companies Focus On People passion led us here

We have been hearing a lot recently about the Best Managed Companies and what it takes to be labeled so, and while it’s a great subject to follow and learn from, I believe the list is different for a small company from a large one. Except for the one thing – a tireless focus on people.


Don’t believe you can afford the financial hit of a full time CFO!  Let’s consider the value of the CFO and look to a practical option for small to medium size businesses (SME’s) to take advantage of the value that CFO’s can offer through considering the affordable strategy of part-time CFO

Tax Information From CRA for 2018 CRA

CRA announced that EFile and NetFile will be available starting February 26, 2018 for filing 2014 to 2017 personal tax returns.

How to pay your crypto and bitcoin profits with CRA bitcoin

So you invested in BitCoin or some other really cool cryptocurrency and the value keeps going up and up! You move things around in the ‘bit space’, using BitCoin to buy other currencies as they come onto the market. It’s been fun, interesting and it looks like you are going to make a killing at some point financially. You can even use your cryptocurrency to make some purchases (though its early days).

Copetti & Co. announce a new service to get digital access to your minute book for better corporate governance. minute book

Maintaining corporate records may be the last thing on a business owner's mind. Business owners are focused on the day to day running of their business and making sure their venture stays profitable, they don’t have the time generally to worry about the updating of the corporation’s minute book. This task usually falls on the director’s shoulders at the most inappropriate time when they realize how much work has to be done. The physical minute book has to be acquired from the corporate lawyer or accountant and then any changes and activities need to be updated accurately.

What’s New for the tax year 2018 tax info image

The TD1 forms for 2018 are available from Canada Revenue Agency.  If there have been changes which will affect tax exemptions, you should ensure that you or your employees complete these forms so that the employer (or other payer) will deduct the appropriate amount of income tax from the employment income or pension income.

External Help for Small Businesses outsource

Successful emerging businesses have a team of outsiders that help them achieve their potential: accountant, lawyer, business advisor, etc. They also leverage their customers, suppliers and sometimes their competitors in their pursuit of success.

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