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Intellectual Property; What is it?

Intellectual Property; What is it?

Intellectual property We’ve all heard of intellectual property or IP.  We have some vague notion about it, but it seems rather difficult to grasp.  And if it’s difficult to grasp as a concept, how do we know if we own any; if we do, how […]

The Cost of Lawsuits

The Cost of Lawsuits

Lawsuits – Avoid, if possible Over the last year, I have written on several topics for the benefit of business owners and managers.  The topics varied from employment law, government regulation in the form of CASL and privacy, and contract law. My goal is to […]

Income tax changes: Interim strategies

Income tax changes: Interim strategies

Income tax changes : Interim strategies By now, you are probably sick and tired of hearing about the government’s proposed Income tax changes. I can’t blame you. I’m tired as well. But… this is the most significant change to the tax act in decades, so, I […]

Effects of proposed tax changes

Effects of proposed tax changes

Federal Government proposed tax changes By now, you have undoubtably heard that the federal government is considering substantial changes to the way they tax corporations.  In this post, I will only briefly outline the proposed changes.  I’ll spend more time discussing the practical implications of how […]

Family trusts – contrarian view Part I

Family trusts – contrarian view Part I

Family trust pitfalls ** The Canadian government announced in July of 2017 that it is considering important changes to the Income Tax Act.  The ability to multiply the LCGE will most likely be eliminated.  Read my blog posts here and here for more information ** […]

Incorporating options: costs

Incorporating options: costs

  Most small business owners will, at some point, consider incorporating their business.  The decision to incorporate involves quite a few considerations.  Does the business generate enough revenue?  Does the business operate in an area where liability is a real risk?  What are the costs? […]