TAX CHANGES IN 2017

By |February 1st, 2017|

Each new year brings changes to the income tax act. In general the changes are usually adding new credits while removing others. Such is the case with the child fitness and arts credits. These credits are being eliminated as the govt is increasing the monthly child tax benefits it pays out. There are a number [...]

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS??

By |November 10th, 2015|

If you are considering selling your business there are a few things that you need to prepare. Consider the following: 1. Ensure that you have a team in place that can run the business without    you 2.  Stage your business for sale -just like staging your house for sale your        business also [...]

CAN YOUR BUSINESS SURVIVE WIHTOUT YOU?

By |September 30th, 2015|

One person, means limited capacity. In order to make your business grow, you have to let your business work without you. To do that, you need to have systems, checks and balances built into your business so that you know that employees are providing your customers with the same great service and trust that they [...]

CPA CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT

By |July 13th, 2015|

As of June 24th 2015 the three accounting bodies have merged to form Chartered Professional Accountants of BC. This means that there should be no further consfusion in the marketplace between what services are provided by a progessional accountant as we are now all goverened by a single professional body. This also means that there [...]

BETTER YOUR BUSINESS

By |December 28th, 2014|

BETTER YOUR BUSINESS FOR GROWTH            FOR SUCCESS                 FOR SALE  There are a number of reasons to grow your business. If you aren’t planning on growing your business how do you maintain or improve your current lifestyle? We are a team of seasoned, multi-disciplined professionals that provide tailor-made solutions , and  not  a cookie cutter solution, for business growth. In [...]

ARE YOU READY TO SELL???

By |November 25th, 2014|

So you have operated your business for a number of years, you have continued to focus on the business and you have worked with advisors to ensure that your corporate documents are properly prepared, yet your company is likely NOT ready for sale. The due diligence process is very specific. If you are seeking a [...]

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS

By |October 27th, 2014|

Preparing to sell your business is similar to preparing to sell your home. The business MUST BE staged and properly presented for sale. This means that Balance Sheet accounts must be reviewed, that personal items must be removed, that the potential purchaser does not get any surprises when they begin their due diligence process. 99 [...]

SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS TRANSITION

By |June 2nd, 2014|

What makes for a successful business transition? 1. PLANNING Preparing your business for succession is something you generally do only once. The ONLY way to be successful is to PLAN the transition and the earlier you begin the more successful you will be. There are a number of succession options in the marketplace understand which [...]

WHAT’S YOUR BUSINESS WORTH TODAY?

By |May 20th, 2014|

Many business owners are asking themselves this question as they look to transition into other life activities. What you want from your business may not be what you can get in the marketplace. Knowing what your business is worth today is a good start to moving your business to where you want it to be [...]

What do you NEED from your tax preparer??

By |March 16th, 2014|

Approximately 50% of Canadians have someone file their income taxes for them. Be sure you are receiving the tax advice that you need. For some, basic preparation services is all that is required. Our firm provides more. Prior to preparing your return we speak to our clients and ask about what happend in their world [...]