Federal Budget Report 2019

Federal Budget Report 2019

Mar 19, 2019
The 2019 Federal Budget, entitled “Investing in the Middle Class.” First-time homebuyers, farmers and First Nations communities are among the top priorities in Canada's 2019 federal budget.

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5 Ways a Health Spending Account Can Help Your Business Save Money

5 Ways a Health Spending Account Can Help Your Business Save Money

Mar 13, 2019
A Health Spending Account is allows a business owner to pay for health and dental expenses with pre-tax dollars. Setting up a Health Spending Account (HSA) is an affordable way for Canadian small business owners to minimize their medical expense costs.

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Manitoba Budget Report 2019

Mar 08, 2019
The 2019 Manitoba budget contains several tax measures affecting individuals and corporations. The 2018-2019 deficit is estimated to be $470 million. The budgeted deficit is estimated to be $360 million for 2019-2020, with revenues projected to increase by 1.4% and expenditures projected to increase by 0.3%.

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How the US Tariff War is Affecting Canada’s Agriculture Industry

How the US Tariff War is Affecting Canada’s Agriculture Industry

Mar 06, 2019
U.S. tariffs on imports have caused negative shifts in the global agricultural supply. As a result, Canadian farmers have become innocent bystanders, hit by China’s retaliatory trade strikes against the United States.

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Thinking About Getting A Loan? 5 Things To Consider Before Going To The Bank (Calculator)

Thinking About Getting A Loan? 5 Things To Consider Before Going To The Bank (Calculator)

Feb 27, 2019
Many businesses find it difficult to reach the next level after a growth plateau without taking out a small business loan. Before committing to borrowing money, there are some calculations you can do to determine if a small business loan is right for you.

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Amortizing Loan Calculator

Amortizing Loan Calculator

Feb 27, 2019
Use the amortizing loan calculator to calculate your loan amount based on your desired payment. Or, enter in the loan amount to calculate your monthly payment. You can examine your principal balances by payment, total of all payments made, and total interest paid.

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What Do You Need to Know About ROEs As An Employer?

What Do You Need to Know About ROEs As An Employer?

Feb 20, 2019
A record of employment (ROE) is the single most important document in the Employment Insurance (EI) program. As an employer, find out what your responsibilities are to ROEs and your employees.

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How Businesses Can Manage Cash Flow

How Businesses Can Avoid Legal Problems in Their Cash Flow Management

Feb 06, 2019
Manage your cash flow with contracts outlining payment terms, limit your expenses, and find new products and services for slow periods. Our cash flow calculator can help.

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What Are Your Obligations to T4 Slips as an Employer?

What Are Your Obligations to T4 Slips as an Employer?

Jan 24, 2019
The average small business owner spends 5-10 hours a week on their own books. There are benefits to outsourcing your bookkeeping and payroll, giving more time back to you to work on your business.

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Advantages of Operating a Home-Based Business for Income Tax Deduction

Advantages of Operating a Home-Based Business for Income Tax Deduction

Jan 16, 2019
If you operate a home-based business in Canada, there are a large number of deductions you can claim that will help reduce your taxable income.

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