income tax corporations

Incorporation and Taxation

Canada is one of the best places in the world to open a business!!!!

What makes Canada such a great place to do business?

Across all Provinces and Territories of Canada the corporate tax rate is one of the lowest available around the world.

Whether you are a domestic or foreign entrepreneur looking at starting a business, Canada is open for business and offers each and every business owner the availability to establish, operate and grow a business at a resounding low tax rate.

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Fraude hypothécaire : courez-vous des risques?

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Du fait de la hausse des taux d’intérêt et des nouvelles simulations de crise imposées par le gouvernement fédéral, il est plus difficile pour les Canadiens et Canadiennes, par rapport à l’an dernier, d’économiser pour constituer un paiement initial ou d’être admissibles à un emprunt hypothécaire. Cela pourrait stimuler la fraude hypothécaire. Une récente étude d’Equifax Canada révèle que le nombre de fraudes hypothécaires a augmenté de 52 p. 100 depuis 2013, et que 67 p. 100 du total des demandes d’hypothèques frauduleuses au Canada provenaient de l’Ontario. De plus, les acheteurs ne sont pas les seuls à commettre des fraudes relatives aux hypothèques. Les professionnels qui interviennent dans le processus d’achat résidentiel peuvent profiter de l’anxiété des acheteurs.

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Mortgage fraud could cost you

Mortgage Fraud: are you at risk?

Rising interest rates and the new federal government “stress test” are making it harder for Canadians to save enough for a down payment or qualify for a mortgage compared to last year. As a result mortgage fraud may be on the rise. A recent Equifax Canada study found that the incidence of mortgage fraud has risen 52 per cent since 2013, and that 67 per cent of all fraudulent mortgage applications in Canada originate in Ontario. And homebuyers aren’t the only ones who commit mortgage fraud. Professionals in the home buying process can profit by taking advantage of anxious buyers.

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new business tips

Tips for starting a business

If you have decided to start a business, congratulations on taking steps to putting your future in your hands. There are a number of things to do before you start a business and of course it involves doing your homework and putting yourself out there.

Research, research research!!!

Whether you are starting a dog walking business, becoming a contractor, opening a storefront, the best and most important beginning to a successful business is to do your research.

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brand strategy

Brand…. Think big!!!

Branding your business name or idea is so important and often people do not think of this as an intrinsic element to a business success or failure. I have been assisting individuals to start their businesses for over 25 years and I have seen my share of amazing, catchy, unique business names but most unfortunately offer nothing to make the business stand out in the marketplace.

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blogging for your business

Does Your Small Business Need a Blog?

When you first start out as a business owner, there are a seemingly infinite number of things you need to take care of. Between registration paperwork, setting up your website, hiring people and, oh yeah, trying to make some money, things can pile up pretty quickly. So, if someone comes along and says you also need to have a blog, it’s easy to dismiss them as someone just trying to make your job harder.

Well, that’s not quite true. They’re actually trying to make your business better. The reality is that as a small business, a blog can be a very valuable tool to help you connect with customers and to grow. To give you a better idea as to why you need a blog, consider the following:

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making business decisions

Do You Need to Incorporate a Business?

There is no quick answer to whether you need to incorporate a business. In this article, lets talk about why people in general lean towards incorporation over simply registering a business.

Intending customers

A factor to consider is who will your customers. We hear from individuals who are incorporating with us because they are coming into a contractual agreement with an existing business that is requiring them to set up their business as an incorporated company. If you are intending to establish a contract position with another business, you may want to speak to the business prior to setting up the business to ensure there are no restrictions on which form of business set up you establish.

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