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Simple Strategies To Reduce Small Business Taxes

Kazim Qasim- Small Business Deductions

Small strategies make big impacts when it comes to figuring out the year’s deductions. Sadly, many small business owners never get the help they need because they’re simply unaware of the many tax deductions available to them. This is where a good, knowledgeable CPA is invaluable. And since you’re hiring your CPA to help you organize and prepare your taxes – he or she becomes a deductible business expense, too. Tons of little-known, obscure strategies will help pull you out of the hole come tax time; it’s just a matter of discovering what they are and how best to take advantage of them. If you want to shave money off what you’ll owe the IRS next year, give these strategies a try. You’ll be surprised at how much of your hard-earned cash you’ll be able to legally keep.

Deduct the Cost of Help

Hire an expert. We’ve already discussed the wisdom behind hiring a professional accountant to help keep your books in record shape, but there are other pros out there who could make your life easier while building up your deductibles, too. Everyone from the copy writer who pens your social media posts to the team who cleans your office are fair game. So long as they’re helping you run your business and you pay them for that purpose, the money you pay them is tax deductible.

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Small Business Tax Rule Changes & Risk Assessment Tools for Canadians in 2018

The proposed small business tax rule changes are expected to be in place January 1, 2018 and will impact incorporated small businesses in Canada. These laws will hit those splitting income in families and saving assets inside corporations. To help our clients assess their exposure we have developed a Risk Assessment Tool (RAT). We hope you find the name amusing.

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Salary or Dividend – Compensation Strategy For Incorporated Business Owners

Are you an incorporated business owner wondering whether you should pay yourself salary or dividend?

It is not a simple straight forward question and there is no one-size-fit-all answer to it.  Due to the introduction of eligible and non-eligible dividends and the changes of the gross-up and dividend tax credits in the past few years, the simple rules of thumb that used to work in the past do not apply any more.  You should consider the following five factors based on your own specific circumstances to tailor-made your own salary-dividend strategy.

Annual Spending

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