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The Business Owner’s Guide to Employment Insurance and The Canada Pension Plan

William Wedlock, Senior Manager
Accounting , Advisory
01 Mar 2024

Promote financial well-being for your employees with the help of Employment Insurance (EI) and The Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Remember...

Tax Tactics: Navigating Shareholder Loans in Canada

David Reine, Partner
Tax , Advisory
16 Feb 2024

Understanding Shareholder Loans and Their Tax Implications in Canada Shareholder loans are common practice in the world of business in...

AI & Robotic Process Automation: A New Era in Accounting Technology (Part I: Harnessing RPA for Enhanced Financial Management)

Shubhdeep Singh, Senior Accountant
Technology
01 Feb 2024

Accountants play a pivotal role in providing a wide array of essential services that contribute to the financial health and...

Why You Should Outsource Your Finance Department (Part III: Make Smarter Business Decisions About Technology)

Shubhdeep Singh, Senior Accountant
Technology
23 Jan 2024

Access a wide selection of accounting software when you work with an outsourced tax and accounting department. Picture a world...

Why You Should Outsource Your Finance Department (Part II: Be Prepared for CRA Audits)

Shubhdeep Singh, Senior Accountant
Accounting , Advisory
03 Jan 2024

Prepare for possible CRA audits with the help of your outsourced tax department. Ah, the CRA – the wizards behind...

Employee Ownership Trusts: A New Path for Canadian Business Succession

Shawn Rosenzweig, Partner
Advisory
19 Dec 2023

Updated December 2023 Business succession planning can be a daunting task for Canadian business owners. But fret not! A new...

Why You Should Outsource Your Finance Department (Part I: Save Time and Money)

Shubhdeep Singh, Senior Accountant
Accounting , Advisory
20 Nov 2023

Your business means the world to you. You invest many hours in crafting business strategies, devising marketing plans, overseeing your...

Understanding the Impact: Changes to the Alternative Minimum Tax System for Canadians

Frank Bilotta, Tax Partner
Tax
14 Nov 2023

As of January 1, 2024, significant changes are set to be introduced to Canada’s Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) system. These...

Saving for a home? A First Home Savings Account (FHSA) might be right for you!

SBLR Team
Advisory
17 Oct 2023

The FHSA is a new tax-free registered plan available to any prospective first-time home buyer. With a FHSA, first-time home...

Why Written Shareholders’ Agreements are a Must-Have

SBLR Team
Advisory
17 Oct 2023

Great news: you’ve just taken the plunge and officially established a business with several shareholders. Congrats! While incorporating your business...

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Managing Partner - Massey Capital

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