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Why Hire An Accountant?

There are many reasons to hire an accountant for both personal or business purposes. From a business perspective it makes sense to hire a professional accountant as it is necessary for your business survival. As a business owner, if you

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A List of Deductable Business Expenses

During the course of being in business, you will incur some business related expenses. For example you may decide to advertise on Google or Facebook, you pay rent if you have a physical location, there will be purchase orders for

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HST in Ontario: An Overview

HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) came into effect in Ontario on July 1, 2010 and is applied on most supplies of goods and services. The amount charged in Ontario is 13% which consists of 8% provincial portion and 5% federal portion.

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A List of Deductible Vehicle Expenses

One way to increase your small business profitability is to claim all of the deductions available to you. If you are using your motor vehicle for business purposes it is in your best interest to keep track of your expenses

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Self-Employed Tax Tips

If you’re self-employed, you will be required to file a tax return which includes your income as well as your expenses. Depending on the type of business you own, you will be able to claim a variety of expenses to

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10 Reasons Why Jim Walker is Different

You wouldn’t buy the first house you see. You shop around for your electronics. It only makes sense that you want to hire an accountant who meets your business needs. As a business owner you want someone who understands what

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Should I Pay an Employee In Cash?

As a small business owner it is sometimes tempting to want to pay a part time or sometime employee in cash. When you hire a shop girl to work 5 to 10 hours a week, it can seem like a

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