Category Archives: Business Consulting

Ontario Ministry of Labour: Tips and Gratuities New Rules

Starting June 10, 2016, it will be illegal for employers to keep a portion of employees’ tips and other gratuities, except as permitted by the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). These rules affect employers and employees covered by the ESA … Continue reading

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Ontario Provincial Stat Holidays

General holidays, also referred to as statutory or “stat” holidays, are federally or provincially legislated holidays where employees in Ontario receive a day off, a day off with pay or compensation in lieu of time off. However, Civic Holiday* in … Continue reading

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How long do I keep my business and personal records?

The purpose of today’s note is to provide information to persons who are required by law to keep books and records in Canada.  A person in the context of this note includes, in addition to individuals, a corporation, a trust, … Continue reading

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More advise from Business Owners from PROFIT Magazine (Part 2)

As promised, here is more food for thought.  These experiences and others are good advise that I use in discussions with new clients, so think about what they mean to you and your prospective small business. “Be willing to commit … Continue reading

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Starting up a company is, simply put, hard work

The advise contained on the title is well known to all entrepreneurs.  The Canadian magazine PROFIT asked its PROFIT 500 list of business leaders to share some of their often hard learnt lessons. The following are some quotes from them … Continue reading

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Minister Findlay launches the first-ever Canada Revenue Agency Mobile App

On Thursday, August 21, 2014, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, will launch a mobile app to help make remembering business tax deadlines a lot easier. Launching DateThursday, August 21, 2014    

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