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7 Reasons to Hire A Tax Preparer

Written by Jenny Okonkwo Seven key reasons why owner managed businesses (OMBs) should consider forming a long-term partnering relationship with a dedicated tax preparer instead of “walking-in” to a “shoe-box” accountant for their T1 General return: 1) Incomplete Business Records … Continue reading

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The Paperless Home Office

Written by Jenny Okonkwo Record-keeping, the ‘bug-bear’ of the owner-managed business, becomes critical in the period leading up to the preparation of your corporate income tax return. Incomplete, or missing records, can lead to under-recovery of business expenses, unnecessarily increasing … Continue reading

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Does a small business really need help from an accountant to file their tax return?

By Jenny Okonkwo Last Updated: March 10, 2015 Arguments against (“Waste of Money”) •User-friendly software packages widely available •Cost-saving self-sufficiency imperative in a small business •Little perceived added value •Ultimate responsibility remains with the business owner •.. AND OTHERS Arguments … Continue reading

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10 Things to know when preparing your tax return

By Tim Cestnick I came across this article which gives useful advice and tips to help you prepare your return: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/tax-matters/10-things-to-know-when-preparing-your-tax-return/article2393523/ The one difference of opinion I have with the author is the comment expressed in Tip No 5 recommending … Continue reading

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6 Stress Busting Tips for Self Employed Business Owners

Written by Jenny Okonkwo For many small businesses, the income tax filing process is an overly complicated, time consuming process due to the following reasons: Poor Record Keeping What cannot be supported or proved, gets added back to taxable income. … Continue reading

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