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Hello All, I have a consulting practice that often takes me to the US to meet/work with clients. For simplicity sake, I would like my consulting practice (incorporated) to provide me with a per diem for meals. It would save on the receipts. Does anyone have any experience with paying themselves a pe...

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I have a sole proprietorship, with a registered business name. Just wondering what the best way to change owner to my wife would be? Would I 'sell' the business to her? Just want to make sure that I don't screw up and make CRA angry come tax season, when a chunk of my income is removed, and my wife'...

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Hey guys, So we are at the stage of our business where we need help. We posted an ad for Driver/Dental lab helper. Many people applied, some interviews scheduled. My question is this: this is CONTRACT position that will turn into full time contract or permanent in early 2019. We offered an hourly wa...

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Hey guys, I am just looking for some advice that i had electronic’s business in Toronto area and now i closed it and moved to Ottawa. I have the the inventory of electonics like phone cases,chargers, tempered glass,phone mount,car chargers,dash camera and many more stuff like retail for $70000 and i...

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Does anyone know how the new US Tariffs work. If I have an assembly that goes inside a steel or aluminum box, but the box represents a small amount of the total "get up" do I have to pay tax on a proportionate amount of value ----- or is there a de minimus test?

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Dear all, I have a little question, would like to know if someone can give an answer. Thank you in advance. I'm have a small software program and I put it on a website for sale. I have registered a personal enterprise with GST and QST with Quebec Gouv. There is a client who makes a PO with the Billi...

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I am looking at a business idea manufacturing a specific product, and shipping is killing me. In the initial phases of the company, I intend to do some online sales... but the quoted shipping rates I've received for sample orders are outrageous. A 1lb package of product will sell for ~$16.00, of whi...

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I opened a business account and the bank asked me to complete the above form. I have an active corp doing business in BC only. Here's what I wrote: Part 3 - Active NFE - Active Business (The entity is engaged in ~" Part 4 - Is your entity a US entity? No. Is this entity a Canadian Financial Institut...

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There are only a few places that offer the service, almost none outside major urban centers. So if you know of others please list here and I will research them and post a comparison table and a searchable map. Chit Chat express Stallion Express ??

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I am looking to import a specific fruit from south asian country(under 1000kg). Not sure what is the process? Does any one know what type of import permits do I need? Do i need a broker to import? appreciate some help if any one has done this is past. Thanks

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Should we be worried? Our website has seen a lot of visits from ".us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com". 1 Page visits constantly. A quick search yields inconclusive results, anywhere from harmless to hacked. Any experience with this type of behavior? Thanks. ec2-54-245-50-160.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.jpg

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In the car of Uber. When you sign up as a driver you input your bank info and get direct deposits. Same with Jiffy, Massago, Eden. If the business is the middle person between connection. How does one set this up for their business? Thanks in advance

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I am looking to setup a realty investment company funded by investors. What would be the steps to create such company, which will be using 2 streams of income, rental and buying/selling properties ?

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We incorporated early last year in BC with 3 directors / shareholders. Now one of us needs to leave as the business did not quite work out as expected. I am familiar with how to add or remove Directors using CorporateOnline but have not found out how to update the share structure of the corporation....

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I am looking to setup a realty investment company funded by investors. What would be the steps to create such company, which will be using 2 streams of income, rental and buying/selling properties ?

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We own a condo unit in a plaza for our business. The adjoining unit had a suspicious fire, resulting in damage and gut of our unit. They are stalling with the restoration and repair process in their unit, which is impacting when we can make repairs to our unit. What kind of lawyer/legal action do we...

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Dear all, I have a little question, would like to know if someone can give an answer. Thank you in advance. I'm have a small software program and I put it on a website for sale. I have registered a personal enterprise with GST and QST with Quebec Gouv. There is a client who makes a PO with the Billi...

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We want to create a contract with the employees for their employment at our business. Who can we go to to help us write it? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Hi all, I am looking for some investment opportunity. I have a friend who is willing to work as Manager/Partner for the food franchise. He is not able to get franchise ownership given his financial situation. Is it possible that I can be franchise owner but store will be operated by my partner? Any ...

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Hello, I am starting an online e-commerce business which will be live in both Canada and US. How will incorporation work in this situation? Do I need to incorporate the company twice in the two countries? Im very confused, please help.

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Arranging to open a take out place, I researched that almost everyone doesn't accept credit card over the phone or online for take out places. Why is that? Is it risk of cancelled charges? Thank you in advance.

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Hi All, Currently looking for a courier that has great rates and delivers same day within the Toronto. Preferably someone who has a mobile app. UBER had something similar to this called UBER rush but they recently discontinued this project. Currently using Peace of Mind Couriers but they are increas...

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I was in Ontario and collecting and remitting HST 13%. So I created one tax in Wave called HST Now I am in Manitoba and the kind of work I do only applicable tax is GST which is 5% Now I can not modify the tax % on the invoice when I create new invoice. If I select HST it defaults the tax rate to 13...

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Hey guys, I'm trying to be competitive but shipping seems to be a killer. For example, if i want to ship a mug (4x4x4 box) from Montreal to Vancouver, it's showing that it will cost over 15$ of shipping... Am I missing something? I a lot of people on Amazon who charge 5$ shipping on their mugs. Any ...

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Hey guys, I'm trying to be competitive but shipping seems to be a killer. For example, if i want to ship a mug (4x4x4 box) from Montreal to Vancouver, it's showing that it will cost over 15$ of shipping... Am I missing something? I a lot of people on Amazon who charge 5$ shipping on their mugs. Any ...

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Hi Everyone, Looking for some basic legal and tax direction here, maybe a link or something. I've already done a google search and checked the CRA website but I'm not a tax accountant so I couldn't really find what I was looking for. I am looking at buying a website from a broker and transferring it...

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I have an incorporation ( I am an IT consultant). I do not have much need of money so I only withdraw salary once a year( or twice max) I know that I have risk of being classified as PSB, what I do is , I withdraw approx 80% to 85% of revenues as Salary in one shot in the last month of my financial ...

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States can now force online retailers to collect sales tax from every customer they sell to regardless of where they are located and then remit that to the state. The exra administration this will require for small businesses is mind boggling. Did The Supreme Court Potentially Bankrupt Tens Of Thous...

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... restaurant with few employees. Which software is the best at doing sales, expenses, taxes, cash flow, costs and payroll? I read up on few options: 1. Quickbooks / Sage 50, traditional software, seems the default for a lot of small businesses. 2. Wave / Mint cloud based, there are mixed opinions, ...