9 Ways To Delegate More Effectively

9 Ways To Delegate More Effectively

9 steps for delegating work more effectively. A major pitfall for many growing businesses is the owner’s inability to let go and delegate responsibility to employees. In effect, the limitations of the entrepreneur become the limitations of the business.There’s no...

Tax Matters

TAX MATTERS Six tips employees should consider before year-end to save on taxes Some employees have it rough. At Shinmei Electric Co. in Shanghai, employees used to be fined the equivalent of about $8 if they reported for work late – the first time – and were fired if...
Can You Loan Me a Dollar?

Can You Loan Me a Dollar?

CAN YOU LOAN ME A DOLLAR? This is all too often how we deal with debt. 48% of Canadians would be in financial difficulty if their paycheque was delayed by one week according to The Canadian Payroll Association. As Christmas is just around the corner, try to be...
Are you Having a Christmas Tree Dilemma?

Are you Having a Christmas Tree Dilemma?

Dad cutting Christmas tree via Save The Environment, Chop Down A Real Christmas Tree | Michael Rosen. At this point, the annual debate over buying a real or fake tree is older than the Charlie Brown Christmas special. People who like real trees talk of tradition, the...
Best Business Practices Tips

Best Business Practices Tips

We all know that running a business can be hard but following these tips can help our business be successful. Pay yourself first! try to stick with a reasonable amount each month and avoid taking all the money in the account. Let your business run for several months...

Maintaining Positive Cash Flow

Having more money in the bank than what goes out will keep you ahead of other small businesses the fail every year!  Here are some tips to keep you on the right track. Don’t spend all of your investment money!  You don’t need to buy “New” all the time or purchase the...

Not ‘just bookkeeping’…

I haven’t yet gotten into blogging on my website but an article I just read has pushed me to put fingers to keys and speak up. I don’t define myself as a bookkeeper exclusively but I do a lot of bookkeeping in my business and have done so for many years as...

Accounting by Industry: Consultants & Trainers

Each business industry comes with its own guidelines and recommendations for accounting, taxation, and even insurance. Though many are the same for most service only businesses, there are differences that you should be aware of. How and where you provide your services...