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How to Keep Your Business Running in an Emergency

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Articles |

Business owners need to prepare for the unexpected. Here’s what you can do to ensure your company can keep going when you’re not around. You were hit and killed by a bus last night.  How does your business look today?  Will it keep running now that you’re no longer around to oversee it? Are your business, business associates and family facing a chaotic mess? “That all depends on whether or not a business owner or partner has planned for an...

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Taxation Update 2017

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Articles |

Proposals impacting private corporations   On October 16 and 18, 2017, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau released new measures designed to counterbalance the proposals that were previously announced on July 18 of this year. This summary contains highlights of these new announcements and modifications to the previous proposals, which are not yet law. Clients should contact their Investors Group Consultant for information on how these...

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New Incorporation Rules and the Impact on Your Business

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Articles |

The government recently announced that it wanted to change some long-standing tax rules on incorporated business. Here’s how these changes might impact you and your business. Should you incorporate? Until recently, the answer was fairly simple: if you needed to use all the income you made in a given year, then there wouldn’t be much of a tax benefit to incorporating. If some money wasn’t needed for personal use, but rather could be kept inside...

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Reconsidering Passing Down The Family Business

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Articles |

Handing over your company to your kids may sound like a good idea, but in many cases it’s not. Here’s why you may want to consider another option.   After decades of sweat and stress, many business owners would love to pass the family business on to loved ones. But having a spouse or kids take over shouldn’t always be part of the succession plan, says Michael Louie, a partner with D&H Group, a Vancouver-based accounting firm. When one...

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Make Retirement Work for You

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Articles |

Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you have to stop working. You could be one of the many Canadians who have found fulfillment by turning passion into prosperity.   Many retirees aren’t ready to call it quits. In fact, plenty of people use their retirement years to pursue business opportunities they could never find the time to start up while they were working a 9 to 5 job. Now that you’ve made the decision to retire, it could be the...

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