The Top 3 Things You Need to Know from the 2022 Federal Budget in Canada

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Summary of the 2022 Federal Budget Canada released the 2022 federal budget on April 7, 2022. As in past years, the focus of this year’s budget is on building a stronger, more resilient economy leading to long-term fiscal sustainability, and to reduce the federal debt-to-GDP ratio to pre-pandemic levels. The 2022 federal budget also aims […]

Edmonton Economic Action Plan Grant

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The Economic Action Plan Grant by the City of Edmonton is meant to help create a more resilient, diverse, and equitable local economy through matching reimbursement grants of up to $25,000 for projects and programs that support the outcomes of the Economic Action Plan. The Economic Action Plan aims to create jobs, attract investment, and […]

RRSPs vs. TFSAs | How Should You Invest Your Money?

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What Are RRSPs Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are retirement savings plans that are registered with the Canada Revenue Agency and that you and/or your spouse or common-law partner can contribute to. When you contribute money to your RRSP, that money can grow over time through investments. Contribution room is based on 18% of your […]

CEBA Loan Repayment Deadline Extension

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The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) program has provided interest-free, partially forgivable loans to almost 1 million businesses and non-profit organizations to help navigate the ongoing pandemic. To support short-term economic recovery as the pandemic continues, the Canadian government has announced that the repayment deadline for CEBA loans to qualify for partial loan forgiveness is […]

Business Coaching to Guide You to Success

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Business owners are experts at the products and services they offer, but you may need extra help when it comes to improving your business’s performance and realizing its potential. Monthly Business Coaching To create the business and lifestyle you dream of, start receiving monthly business coaching on topics that will help you improve efficiencies, operations, […]

What to Look for in an Accounting Firm for Your Business

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When researching and selecting an accounting firm for your business, you should consider a firm that does more than preparing your year-end financial statements and tax returns to ensure compliance with the Canada Revenue Agency. The Right Accounting Firm for Your Business The right firm can provide so much more value to you, and the […]

Restrictions Exemption Program Implementation Grant for Alberta Businesses

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If your business is participating in Alberta’s Restrictions Exemption Program, you may be eligible for a one-time payment of $2000 to help offset the cost of implementing the program. To be eligible, an Albertan organization must be: on the list of eligible in-scope operators (restaurants, bars and hotels are the most common of these) implementing […]

Improve Your Business’s Bottom Line with Jobber

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Abe’s Door Service is a third generation family owned business in Edmonton and a client of KWB for over 25 years. Since 1979, they’ve grown and operated their business successfully in part by adopting new technologies and processes. Since implementing Quickbooks Online and integrating it with Jobber (a scheduling and invoicing app designed for trades […]

Canada Revenue Agency Audits to Resume in September | How to Prepare

Beginning in March 2020, many audits performed by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) were paused or suspended as our government adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and focused energies on supporting Canadians through economic uncertainty. In July 2021, auditors began to communicate that work on these files would resume in September this year. If the audit […]