GTA Accounting Insights

How to Apply for Employment Insurance Benefits and Worker Fund – Canada 2020

The federal government provides $ 82 billion in financial assistance to Canadians whose work has been affected by the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced additional economic measures on Wednesday, stating that “the government will spend up to $ 82 billion, including $ 27 billion in direct support to Canadian workers and enterprises.” The…
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Is Hiring a Professional Tax Preparer Good or Bad?

The tax season is fast approaching. Much depends on how you approach this; do you pay taxes yourself or use the services of an expert. In order to grow your business, tax preparers can promise you big returns, some of which will be valid, and others may be not. Read on to find out what…
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When to Outsource Bookkeeping for Your Business

Outsourcing your bookkeeping to an accounting firm is an important decision for any business. Below are few of the factors to consider: Filing a tax return based on wrong financial statements may lead to CRA’s penalties. So as a rule of thumb when your business grows, decide for outsourcing of bookkeeping to a professional. Your…
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6 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Bookkeeping

It is an important decision to outsource the bookkeeping to an accounting firm especially when you don’t have the in-house accounting expertise for your business who can professionally handle bookkeeping issues for your business. For any organization, it is important to assess as to what extent the bookkeeping services can be outsourced. In order to…
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New Tax Rules for Income Splitting for 2020

The tax on split income is like an escape room where people can’t find easy exit. The federal government has expanded Tax on Split Income (TOSI) rules on January 01, 2019. What is income splitting from the CRA’s point of view? It is defined as; “An income-splitting technique that shifts income received from an incorporated…
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Merits & De-Merits of Incorporating a Business in Canada

Incorporating a business is not a legal obligation in Canada but it can bring legal protection to your business. As, personal taxes are high in Canada, it is recommended to incorporate a business so that you may potentially reduce your tax liability. The primary benefit of becoming a corporation in Canada is the separation of…
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