KWB Blog

The latest financial news and accounting tips from KWB.

Jan 14 2021
The CRA may owe you money

Most of us daydream about receiving a surprise notification that we have suddenly received some unexpected money Although it may not qualify as a windfall, there is a chance that […]

Jan 8 2021
Introducing Cash Flow Planner from QuickBooks Online

One of the reasons we really like and recommend QuickBooks Online (QBO) is that like us, Intuit is always looking for new ways to help business owners improve their business. […]

Jan 4 2021
EDC Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) Guarantee for Canadian Businesses

One of our goals this year is to show you how having control over your business cash flow will help you to reach your cash flow goals sooner. Cash flow […]

Dec 18 2020
December 2020 – Updates to the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant

If you applied for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) in April or May, you could receive additional funding from the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant. At KWB, our […]

Dec 14 2020
Every Success Story Starts With a Dream

If I asked you what you love the most about living in Canada, what would your response be?  Would it be our culturally diverse society?  Our beautiful mountains and lakes?  […]

Dec 8 2020

Starting on Friday, December 4, 2020, eligible businesses facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are able to access a second CEBA loan of up to $20,000 […]

Dec 4 2020
Alberta Fire Code Occupant Load

On Site Fire Protection recently contacted us to inform us of the new occupant load restrictions due to the COVID pandemic.  We believe that many of you will benefit from […]

Nov 24 2020
Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Brings Relief to Small Business Owners

The new rent subsidy for businesses will bring welcome relief for many of our business clients affected by COVID-19. Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations, or charities who have seen a drop […]

Nov 17 2020
4 Reasons Why Your HVAC Business Needs Jobber

At KWB, we are passionate about QuickBooks Online (QBO) and the apps that integrate with it.  We are equally passionate about treating you as a business partner by sharing valuable […]

Oct 29 2020
Tracking Your Mileage

If your business involves any driving, you should be tracking your mileage by using a mileage tracker like Triplog.  If you’re thinking that you’re already drowning in paperwork and don’t […]

Oct 21 2020
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) Explained

“The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they must care for their child under 12 years old or […]

Oct 20 2020
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) Explained

“The Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they are sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19, or […]

Oct 17 2020
Temporary Changes to EI (Employment Insurance)

As of September 27, 2020, there are some temporary changes to the EI program to help you access EI benefits. These changes will be in effect for 1 year. Go […]

Oct 8 2020
An Introduction to QuickBooks Online (QBO) and the Apps we Recommend

A KWB client event – 25 November, 2020 @ 3pm (MDT) on Zoom KWB clients – join us for an hour of information, tips and advice regarding QBO (Quickbooks Online) […]

Oct 6 2020
October Charity Event: CIBC Run for the Cure

Every year, thousands of people across Canada come together to raise money for the CIBC Run For the Cure, in support of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). This year about […]

Oct 2 2020
CERB has ended – What happens now?

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has ended for many participants.  So what happens now?  Transitioning from CERB to Employment Insurance Those who have not yet hit the 28-week maximum […]

Sep 25 2020
Reminder – CRA Extended Filing and Payment Deadlines

Filing and payment deadlines have been extended to September 30, 2020 The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced earlier this year that they would extend payment due dates for 2019 individual […]

Sep 23 2020
An Introduction to QuickBooks Online (QBO) and the Apps we Recommend

KWB CLIENT EVENT – 28 OCTOBER 2020 @ 3PM (MDT) KWB clients – join us for an hour of information, tips and advice regarding QBO (Quickbooks Online) and the Apps […]

Sep 22 2020
13th Annual KWB Bunnock Championship Cup 2020

September is one of our favourite times of the year – not only is the weather great but it’s also when we host our Annual KWB Bunnock Championship Cup. Throwing […]

Sep 17 2020
Save Money with a Health Services Plan

Save Money with a Health Plan How can you save $100’s and maybe $1,000’s in taxes in one simple step? Are you an employee of your own company and do you have significant medical expenses each year of $2,000 or more not covered by a health plan? Then creating a “Private Health Services Plan” (PHSP) as soon as possible could save you big dollars.

Sep 8 2020
6 Steps to Increase Your Business Cash Flow

Your company’s sales and revenue may look healthy, however, if the money you have to pay out leaves your business before the money you are owed comes in, this will […]

Aug 21 2020
Your “Unexpected Death” Checklist

Death, specifically your own death, is a subject that is tough to talk about, however having the conversation today will save a lot of stress tomorrow should the unexpected happen. […]

Aug 18 2020
How the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Contacts You

The CRA website was recently a victim of a cyber attack.  In response, the CRA shut down its website and various portals to lower the security risks. As of the […]

Aug 11 2020
Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chain disruption has already occurred due to COVID-19 and it’s likely to get worse before it gets better.  Measures that exist to avoid a reintroduction of the virus and […]

Aug 4 2020
An Introduction to QuickBooks Online (QBO) and the Apps we Recommend

KWB CLIENT EVENT – 19 AUGUST 2020 @ 3PM (MDT) KWB clients – join us for an hour of information, tips and advice regarding QBO (Quickbooks Online) and the Apps […]