Small business still concerned in spite of tweaks to tax changes, Morneau hears.

Two weeks after announcing a major overhaul of his controversial small-business tax changes, Finance Minister Bill Morneau is being told his plan still faces strong opposition. Mr. Morneau appeared on Wednesday before the Senate's national finance committee, which has been holding hearings on the topic for weeks and intends to continue its work on a [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:43:16+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Acquisitions, Financial, Taxes|0 Comments

Five financial facepalms small businesses should avoid

For many small business owners, it’s difficult enough keeping customers happy without thinking about the stuffy world of finance. But money management isn’t something you can afford to ignore. Doing so can easily send the company off the rails. According to Industry Canada, 3,116 businesses turned off the lights in 2014 because of insolvency. Here [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:53:05+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Acquisitions, Financial, Governments|0 Comments

CRA not tracking billions in potential taxes lost each year

It's no secret that many wealthy Canadians are squirrelling away fortunes offshore to avoid — or even evade — taxes. What is secret is just how much money it's costing fellow Canadians and the national treasury each year. That's because unlike many other countries, Canada fails to disclose or even track the full size of [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:24:23+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Acquisitions, Financial, Governments, Taxes|0 Comments

Year-end tips to make life less taxing for business owners.

Business owners are facing all types of challenges today – including the pending tax changes that Finance Minister Bill Morneau has announced, and is in the process of finalizing. Given the proposed changes, and the fact that Dec. 31 is approaching, here is a list of tips to consider before the year's end that could [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:24:33+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Acquisitions, Financial, International|0 Comments

A Study of 1,100 Employees Found That Remote Workers Feel Shunned and Left Out

When it comes to virtual teams, if you’re out of sight, you’re also out of mind. While more and more people are working remotely, our recent study suggests that unless we take extra measures to build trust and connection with colleagues, we pay dearly for doing so. Long gone are the days when most teams [...]

By |2017-11-14T13:27:31+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Acquisitions, Financial, International, Taxes|0 Comments