2024 Canadian and Albertan Tax Brackets and Rates

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What Are Tax Brackets?                                      The Canada Revenue Agency collects federal income taxes using a marginal tax rate system. A different tax rate is applicable to each level of income, and these levels are called tax brackets. Tax brackets are structured so that low-income Canadians pay a lower percentage in taxes than high-income Canadians. Changes are […]

How to Generate More Cash and Achieve Greater Profit for Your Business

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As a business owner, you know that maintaining and improving your financial health is key to the success of your business. Whether you’re looking to minimize your personal and business taxes or increase your profits, working with an advisor who specializes in profit improvement strategies can be a game-changer. If you’re looking to increase your […]

EI Premium Reduction Program – What You Need to Know

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With the Government of Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) Premium Reduction Program, you can both increase your bottom line and improve employee welfare. In addition to protecting unemployed individuals, Service Canada’s Employment Insurance program provides benefits to employees who face various life challenges and changes including illness, injury, or the joyous arrival of a new family […]

Integrated Tax and Financial Planning for Your Business and Yourself

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The overall financial health and success of your business will be greatly improved through integrated planning that considers your current circumstances, your long-term goals, and the opportunities that are available to you. Experience elevated accounting and advisory support that offers you meaningful financial reporting and guidance to optimize your tax savings, profit, and income. With […]

How to Get Started with QuickBooks Online | QBO Optimization for Business Owners

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What is QuickBooks Online? QuickBooks Online (QBO) is an accounting software platform created to help business owners efficiently manage bookkeeping, accounting, and administrative processes, and to provide reliable and meaningful reporting and information. QBO helps simplify your accounting processes by automating the flow of financial information, and gives you more accurate results that you can […]

CRA Instalment Payments: Interest vs. Penalties

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Required Tax Instalments for Individuals To avoid interest charges, you have to pay tax instalments to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) if your net tax owing in either of the two previous years was more than $3,000. This can happen if your income does not have the appropriate amount of tax withheld, or if you are […]

Electing Out of CPP Payments: Important Considerations

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Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions are mandatory for working Canadians between the ages of 18 and 64, but are optional from age 65 onward. Electing Out of CPP Payments If you’re between the ages of 65 and 70 and are still working, you can elect to stop making CPP contributions. This election can be filed […]

Cloud Accounting Migration Support for Business Owners

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Staying ahead of your competition and saving time, energy, and money is a result of making strategic decisions to improve efficiency and performance. One such decision is migrating your accounting systems and processes to the cloud. What is Cloud Migration and Accounting? Cloud migration is the process of moving your accounting systems and data from […]

Highlights from Canada’s 2023 Federal Budget Update | Impacts for Business Owners

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The federal government released Canada’s 2023 Federal Budget update (Budget 2023) in March, which has three main focuses: making life more affordable, stronger public health and dental care, and growing a green economy. As a business owner, it’s important to stay up-to-date with changes in the Canadian federal budget that can impact your operations. Here […]

Budgeting and Forecasting for Your Trades Business

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Budgeting and Forecasting for Your Business A budget is a financial picture that typically covers a 12-month period. It is used to determine what you can expect for revenues and expenses over the course of the year, factoring in operational activities that you anticipate implementing. Budgeting is a valuable practice that allows you to see […]