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  • So you’re ready to start your own business, but don’t know your “Inc.” from your “LLP.” Relax, we’re here to more »
  • As most parents know, finding a good daycare spot can be an Olympian task. All across Canada, tens of thousands of kids languish on waitlists for a quality spot. Parents can only wait so long though, more »
  • A partnership is an unincorporated business operated by two or more people who share and control the assets. Partnerships carry many of the same — or similar — advantages and disadvantages of a sole more »
  • Nobody wants to hear the words "The CRA will be conducting an audit." After all, who wants a Canada Revenue Agency auditor going through all of their books and records, possibly finding errors and more »
  • Corporations are the most popular type of business structure in Canada. As with any model though, there are both advantages and disadvantages. A corporation is its own legal entity separate from the more »
  • What’s in a name? A fair amount of legal detail, as it turns out. You likely want your business to have a creative, interesting name that really stands out and conveys what you do. But it’s also got more »
  • A sole proprietorship is possibly the most basic, yet difficult business more »
  • As with almost anything tax-related, the question of when to register for and charge GST/HST can be confusing. Here are the more »
  • If you’re a small business owner or self-employed you’ve likely had anxiety over the taxman contacting you about your business more »
  • In some industries, an ex-employee represents a risk. They may possess valuable confidential information or client relationships, so employers try to minimize that risk with a contractual agreement more »