Over the last several months, many Canadian small business owners and independent contractors - including farmers and truck drivers - have likely noticed that the nation seems to be in a bit of economic distress right now.
Tax planning has to be an integral part of your day-to-day operations. If you're not taking steps year-round to minimize the amount you'll eventually have to pay in taxes, then you're costing your business huge amounts of money that you'll never get back.
Your calendar revolves around the planting season, not government program deadlines and taxes. This quick reminder of important dates for the year will help keep you growing and ensure you don't miss any tax deadlines which could incur interest and penalities.
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. — Steve Jobs