Successful, happy & wealthy small business owners & their accountants
How do small businesses achieve high profitability? When small business owners who had achieved substantial success in growing their business either through acquisition, inheritance or as a start-up were asked about the key resource that led to their achievements, mostly…
The dividend series – Dividends, Investment Income & Taxation – Part B
For taxation years beginning after December 31, 2018, all Canadian controlled private corporations (CCPCs) earning investment income must consider a new set of complex rules relating to their refundable dividend tax on hand (RDTOH) balances.
The dividend series – Dividend, Investment Income and Taxes – Part C
The Federal Dividend Tax Credit in Canada If you are a shareholder in a Canadian corporation, you may earn dividend income, which should be reported on your tax return. Typically, you also may be eligible to receive the federal dividend…
Top Traits of a Successful Small Business Accountant
When surveyed about key factors that led to their success, most small business owners singled out the selection of a good accountant as the most important asset. This resource was found to be a common factor for businesses that were…
Canadian Tax Year 2018
As 2018 draws to a close, it’s a good time to meet with your accountant and have an informed discussion about maximizing tax savings for the past year. Small business owners, in particular, have many opportunities to save on their yearly taxes, so take a few minutes to review your options with an expert before 2018.