FINANCE

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.

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.

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.

A Guide: Filing Your First GST/HST Return

A Guide: Filing Your First GST/HST Return

If you’re a first-time business owner? Here’s a guide to help you file your first GST/HST return and some basic rules.

Advice from Wave: Five common bookkeeping mistakes

Advice from Wave: Five common bookkeeping mistakes

Ownr has teamed up with Wave, an RBC business banking partner and Ownr Perk, to help save you time. Here’s 5 common bookkeeping mistakes you can avoid.

GST/HST Basics for Your Business

GST/HST Basics for Your Business

Understanding the GST and HST registration requirements can be confusing. Here’s our guide to help you navigate the rules.

Year End Checklist for Small Businesses

Year End Checklist for Small Businesses

Just because Christmas is distant memory, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep on checking your list….we mean your annual business list, that is. Here are four areas to help you achieve success.

5 Reasons to open a business bank account

5 Reasons to open a business bank account

Like divorced couples or Church and State, here are 5 key reasons to keep your finances separated and open a business bank account.

How to Market Your Business on a Shoestring Budget

How to Market Your Business on a Shoestring Budget

Here’s 4 ways to build awareness for your business, and make the most of your marketing budget.