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News and resources for Canadian small businesses and startups covering the economic and business insurance landscape.

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    How Does Your Side Business Affect Your Taxes?

    The money earned from your side hustle is considered taxable but there are many ways to lower your tax bill. Here’s how to do that.

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    What Is a Good Profit Margin for Your Small Business?

    A profit margin is an amount that shows how profitable your business is by dividing income by revenue (also called sales). There are also different types of margins you’ll need to understand and ways to improve them.

  • A business owner calculating their tax bill

    7 Tax Filing Tips for Sole Proprietors

    The deadline for Canadian sole proprietors and other small business owners to file tax returns is fast approaching. Find out what you can do now, and start doing for next year, to reduce your tax bill and avoid potential pitfalls.

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7 Tax Filing Tips for Sole Proprietors

By |May 18th, 2022|

The deadline for Canadian sole proprietors and other small business owners to file tax returns is fast approaching. Find out what you can do now, and start doing for next year, to reduce your tax bill and avoid potential pitfalls.

How to Start a Jewellery-Making Business

By |May 16th, 2022|

Although the jewellery industry is highly competitive, it has low barriers to entry. If you’re keen to dazzle the world with your artisan, handcrafted treasures, now may be the time to strike gold. Here are the steps you need to take.

How to Become a Life Coach

By |May 13th, 2022|

If you’re thinking of becoming a life coach, consider your strengths and passions to help pick an area of expertise. But being a life coach also means you need to think like a business owner.

Small Business Essentials

7 Tax Filing Tips for Sole Proprietors

By |May 18th, 2022|

The deadline for Canadian sole proprietors and other small business owners to file tax returns is fast approaching. Find out what you can do now, and start doing for next year, to reduce your tax bill and avoid potential pitfalls.

Small Business Insurance

Financial Business Tips

7 Tax Filing Tips for Sole Proprietors

By |May 18th, 2022|

The deadline for Canadian sole proprietors and other small business owners to file tax returns is fast approaching. Find out what you can do now, and start doing for next year, to reduce your tax bill and avoid potential pitfalls.

Cybersecurity

Your Small Business May Be Vulnerable to Cybercrime

By |February 28th, 2022|

An online presence is more crucial than ever before for small businesses in Canada to pivot and survive the challenges the pandemic has presented. But putting so much emphasis on digital practices has left us vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Find out how you can protect your small business.

Business Startup Tips

How to Start a Jewellery-Making Business

By |May 16th, 2022|

Although the jewellery industry is highly competitive, it has low barriers to entry. If you’re keen to dazzle the world with your artisan, handcrafted treasures, now may be the time to strike gold. Here are the steps you need to take.

How to Become a Life Coach

By |May 13th, 2022|

If you’re thinking of becoming a life coach, consider your strengths and passions to help pick an area of expertise. But being a life coach also means you need to think like a business owner.