What are “Minute Books?” Your corporation’s Minute Book is an official record of your company’s activity including: Documentation that proves your corporation exists. The names of all shareholders, officers and directors that have been in the company since incorporation. Share transfers and insurance. Proof that every step was taken to activate the corporation after incorporation. … Continue reading Minute Books: Why They Are Essential For Your Business
If you are planning on incorporating your business, hiring an experienced accountant is one of the best investments you can make! An accountant will give you 1 on 1 tax planning advice and give you a proper corporation structure based on your and your family’s tax situation. Once your accountant knows of your tax situation, … Continue reading Benefits of Using an Accountant to Incorporate your Business
Canadian-Controlled Private Companies (CCPCs) currently enjoy a low business federal tax rate of 10.5% for profits below $500,000. Profits that exceed $500,000 are taxed at a higher federal rate of 15%. Provincial tax rates are extra. Previously, the Conservative Government planned to reduce the low federal tax rate (10.5%) to 9% over four years. However, … Continue reading How the 2016 Budget Could Affect CCPCs in Canada.
Do you own a small corporation in Canada? Did you know that you could receive tax-free benefits from your corporation? In this video, I will highlight 3 types of tax benefits that you can get – A company car, medical expenses, and pension.
TAXATION Crowdfunding is a new way to raise money; however, be careful of the tax implications. One of the latest means of raising money to start a new business, raise operating funds, or tackle costly research and development projects is to make a broad-based appeal for funds with crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is not new; it was … Continue reading Crowdfunding
The Rise of Transfer Pricing Disputes Many multinational companies are using techniques to either avoid or lower their taxes by taking advantage of the fact they have a parent company or subsidiaries in other countries. The CRA, IRS, and other tax authorities are auditing taxpayers with greater scrutiny in regards to transfer pricing issues so … Continue reading The Rise of Transfer Pricing Disputes
With the end of the year approaching, business owners must make important decisions quickly to reduce their business taxes for the year, one of which is paying out bonuses. Read further to figure out what decision is best for you.
Much of the political rhetoric surrounding the Liberal Party’s win in the Canadian Federal election was centred on this notion of ‘change’, a promise of progressive changes that Canada needs in order to escape from the shadows of its Conservative predecessor. While looming issues such as the United Nations Climate Change Conference, the Trans Pacific … Continue reading Why Canada Needs Corporate Tax Reform