pro-accounting

What Do You Know About Gift Card Accounting?

Check out how to account for gift cards when you do double-entry bookkeeping. Learn how to note gift card sales and redemption in your client's books. Review some provincial and federal gift card rules, and find out what happens when your clients give gift cards to their employees as bonuses or gifts.

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business

Which Canadian Province Has the Most Businesses?

Look at how many businesses Canada has. Compare the number of independent contractors to businesses with employees. Learn about the country's top industries. Find out about some of the details collected by Statistics Canada, and review examples for how to incorporate that research into your business planning.

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pro-taxes

Do You Know How to Treat Sales of Cryptocurrency at Tax Time?

Get tips on how to report bitcoin or other cryptocurrency sales on your clients' tax returns. Review the difference between sales that constitute capital gains and sales that lead to business income. Read about some of the elements the Canada Revenue Agency takes into account when assessing the difference.

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starting-business

Canadian Companies Recycling Waste Into Profits (And Why You Might Want to Follow Suit)

Check out how companies ranging from large corporations to small operations are using waste in innovative ways and read about the idea of recycling waste into profits. Get ideas for how your company can use recycled waste in interesting ways to save money and improve your reputation.

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starting-business

How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser in Canada

Learn how to launch your new career as a real estate appraiser, and decide if this type of certification might benefit your current business. Review the requirements to get certified through the Appraisal Institute of Canada and the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers.

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pro-taxes

Understanding British Columbia’s Property Tax Deferment Program

Read about the property tax deferment program in British Columbia. Review the eligibility criteria for participants, and learn which properties can qualify. Start to determine if your clients may benefit from this program. Get tips on helping your clients apply for this deferral, and find out exactly how it works.

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pro-taxes

Claiming Corporate and Personal Yukon Tax Credits

Look at the tax credits available to corporations and individuals in the Yukon. Find out how your corporate clients can claim credits for political contributions as well as research and development. Look at the requirements for claiming territorial tax credits on manufacturing and processing profits in the Yukon.

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firm-management

How to Tell Your Client You Made a Mistake

Get tips on how to tell your clients when you made a mistake. Review the importance of honest, timely communication, and get ideas on how you can soften the blow in some situations. Learn how to report tax return errors to the Canada Revenue Agency through the Voluntary Disclosure Program.

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