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 – Dividend, Investment Income & Taxation – Part A
We will commence with some key definitions for a better understanding of the contents. Ask any Canadian what a dividend is and, if they don’t know, they’ll at least say it’s something positive. For the most part, they’d be right. Dividends are distributions of a corporation’s…
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…
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.