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Small Business Guide to Canadian Sales Tax Rates

Small Business Guide to Canadian Sales Tax Rates

Which one should you charge your customers, GST, PST, QST, RST, or HST? Pretty confusing, isn’t it? Don’t worry. We’ll explain them all!

Small Business Grants in Ontario

Small Business Grants in Ontario

Whether you’re planning to grow your business, hire or train new employees, or even conduct essential research, Ontario has grants to accommodate your goals.

12 Ways to Make Money Online in Canada

12 Ways to Make Money Online in Canada

You have so many different options to creatively make money online. It’s likely that at least one or more of these options will be appealing.

How to Register Your Business Name

How to Register Your Business Name

Great business names are hard to come by, and just about anything you think of is taken by another company. That’s why it’s important to spend the time to select a business name that is both meaningful and authentic to you.

How to Register a Trademark for Your Business

How to Register a Trademark for Your Business

In this guide, we explain what trademarks are, how they compare to business names, and the scenarios where you need to trademark.

Advice from RestoHub: Restaurant Startup Costs

Advice from RestoHub: Restaurant Startup Costs

The cost of launching a new business – particularly in the restaurant industry – can feel daunting. Our friends at RestoHub have shared a full breakdown of costs required to open a restaurant so you can take it one step at a time.

Local SEO Tips for your Business

Local SEO Tips for your Business

When the marketplace is packed with choice, how do you get a consumer to notice your business first? Boost the online visibility of your business to potential customers with strategic local SEO.

Best Website Builders for Canadian Businesses

Best Website Builders for Canadian Businesses

The quick and simple way to build a website for your business today is by using an online website builder. We look at the top ten factors that decide if a website builder is right your business.

5 Ways to Fund Your Business

5 Ways to Fund Your Business

A major challenge in starting a business is figuring out how to fund it. From your savings to taking a bank loan to courting investors, what are the options to finance your business?

Reasons Why Sole Proprietors Incorporate Their Business

Reasons Why Sole Proprietors Incorporate Their Business

When is the right time to incorporate your sole proprietorship? What trigger points should encourage you to think about incorporating your sole proprietorship? Here we’ll take a look at three different businesses to help you think through this decision.

The key role of cloud accounting software & accountants in your business

The key role of cloud accounting software & accountants in your business

How do businesses benefit from managing their finances with cloud accounting software? How do professional accountants bring their expertise and strategic advice to a business that uses cloud software? Learn about all this and more in this blog.

Accounting vs Bookkeeping: What’s the Difference?

Accounting vs Bookkeeping: What’s the Difference?

In this first instalment of a two part series on managing business finances, we look at the practice of bookkeeping and accounting, and help breakdown everything you need to know to make informed decisions.

Why Is Accounting Important For Your Business

Why Is Accounting Important For Your Business

Scaling up a business takes time and consistent effort. But it also needs the eyes of an accountant. Here’s Future Balance CPAs sharing with us why it makes business sense to involve an accountant in your business.