Concerned About the Cost of Benefits?

Is it time to start looking for a benefits plan for your employee(s), but you find yourself concerned about the cost of benefits?  Today’s group benefits are all about choice and flexibility. Benefits providers are aware of this, and putting together a suitable plan to fit your budget has never been easier.  Here are four…

Reopening Your Business: Supporting Your Employees

Making the shift from remote work back to a physical workplace may be a source of anxiety for employees and employers alike. What will the new work environment look like? And how will workers be kept safe from COVID-19?  Part of Canada’s economic recovery involves returning to physical workspaces. Safely opening up will require a…

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Why it matters

Over the past several years, many businesses are actively focusing on improving diversity within the workplace. Research has shown that gender diversity, as well as ethnic and cultural diversity in the workplace, can be extremely beneficial for your business. Not only is it important to have a diverse workplace, it’s also important to ensure that…

Capacity for More Billable Hours

As you take on additional team members or larger bookkeeping tasks as your business expands, necessary tasks like payroll and filling various tax forms can consume a lot of time and impede on the goals that you would like to work towards as a business owner.  Although it is an exciting journey to take your…

How to Tip Out Properly

If you’re an employer of an establishment that facilitates tipping, it’s important to stay up to date with best practices.  Today, we’re going to explore types of tips, some foundational rules associated with tipping practices, and how to ensure you’re staying fair and compliant as a business when it comes to the distribution of tips. …

Payroll Taxes In Québec: What You Need to Know

Taxes are an inevitable part of being an adult. Whether you’re an employee working for a business or an employer yourself, you have to pay taxes.  Of course, location will always affect the taxes you pay and the regulations you have to adhere to. For those who live in Québec, there are five main types…

Generating Passive Income For Your Small Business

One of the most important streams of revenue for any business is passive income; it requires no ongoing effort on your part, while generating lasting income for your business. What’s not to like? But passive income can affect your overall financial picture (especially if your business qualifies for the small business deduction). As such, you’ll…

Reopening Your Workplace: Preparing Your Space, Safely

As restrictions loosen across the country, you may be ready for your employees to return to the workplace. Of course, there are various things you need to think about as your workers transition from remote work to working on location again.  Before you open your doors, you’ll likely need to make a few changes to…

Hiring Your First Employee – Employers In Quebec

As a business in Canada, hiring your first employee involves the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  If your business is based in Quebec, you’ll need to get familiar with Revenue Quebec. Especially if you’re planning on hiring your first employee.  So let’s break it down.  Register Your Business With Revenu Quebec  If you haven’t already, you’ll…