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Relevant tax, accounting, and finance news for businesses, business owners, and professionals.

20
Sep

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Small-business owners are scrambling to figure out what actions to take right now, if any, in light of Ottawa's controversial tax changes and proposals. The Globe spoke with tax planning experts about some strategies businesses may want to consider in the weeks ahead. Income splitting The government wants to restrict the ability of business owners to

19
Sep

Why you don’t need marketing automation


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You've likely received the e-mails – the spam disguised as genuine personal interaction. They're often casual and friendly and might refer to an item you recently purchased or content you downloaded. They usually address you by name. But they're not sent by a friend – or even a human, for that matter. They're the product of marketing automation

15
Sep

Morneau vs. business: How Ottawa created its tax troubles


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The tax-avoidance quagmire that federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau wants to clean up via proposed small-business tax changes is one Ottawa helped create – more than four decades ago, when another Trudeau was prime minister. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was only a few days old when a broad package of tax reforms enacted by the government of his

14
Sep

A budding marijuana tourism industry comes north


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Canada's red-and-white tourism branding could turn a shade greener in the coming years with the legalization of recreational marijuana opening the door to cannabis-based travel businesses across the country. Federal legislation for recreational use is still a year away, and many legal questions surrounding advertising and distribution remain, even with the government of Ontario clarifying some rules

14
Sep

Accountants, financial planners brace for hit from tax changes


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Financial professionals are bracing for a drop in revenue if Ottawa goes ahead with proposed tax changes for incorporated small businesses. If the rules change, accountants and financial planners who prepare the books and invest for these business owners say their clients will be discouraged from using their corporations which, in turn, means less work for those

14
Sep

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Accountants, financial planners brace for hit from tax changes Financial professionals are bracing for a drop in revenue if Ottawa goes ahead with proposed tax changes for incorporated small businesses. If the rules change, accountants and financial planners who prepare the books and invest for these business owners say their clients will be discouraged from using