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It is truly accurate when they say some of the best ideas come to you when walking or taking a shower... Taking a walk this evening, an idea came to mind for what to get my 10 year old nephew for Christmas: his own website! I figured he already has all the stuff he wants , be it clothing, electronic...

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... slow start and we take it more as a learning experience so we still want to make sure we do things right. Assuming that we make $5000 CAD this yr 1) Do we need a register our business? If so, I am assuming we should be "Sole proprietorship" or "partnership"? 2) Do we need to register a GST #? ...

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Hi, wondering if anyone can help with places/companies that supplies food, supplies, etc. to restaurants? We have been using Flanagan but things are not going very well these days.

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Hi, wondering if anyone can help with places/companies that supplies food, supplies, etc. to restaurants? We have been using Flanagan but things are not going very well these days.

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Trying to create a contract and the the party identification, I want to write myself as " This exclusive management agreement (“Agreement”) between Joe Smith, a British Columbia sole proprietorship, dba CompanyX (“CompanyX”) and..... Does that look right?

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I'm looking to start a small call centre business outsourcing the agents overseas that will work from home. Right now, I will only support 1 company with one support agent overseas. The support agent does not have a Canadian PR, citizenship, and working visa. Since the expected gross income ...

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Shorty story, I am not happy with my accountant/bookkeeper as he takes days to respond and during these times when my business is struggling, I need someone who can advise me If I can take advantage of Government COVID relief (i dont qualify for CEBA since no payrole last year and since I work from ...

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any suggestions guys? looking at 30 packages a day, delivery time 2 business days or less currently using Canada Post, kind of expensive

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Hi, I have a question about the legality of this... I see lots of private households putting FOOD up for sale on facebook. (home baked goods, etc). It seems that the majority of these home hobbyists are illegally operating - I doubt they have kitchens that would pass inspection, insurance, etc.. Are...

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Trying to create a contract and the the party identification, I want to write myself as " This exclusive management agreement (“Agreement”) between Joe Smith, a British Columbia sole proprietorship, dba CompanyX (“CompanyX”) and..... Does that look right?

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Hi, I have a small business corporation and paid myself in small chunks last year. I was wondering if at all I would be able to now register a payroll account (I have a business number) and submit that as a payroll salary? I was going to file it as dividends but I was curious if putting it as a payr...

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Alaska borders British Columbia and Yukon and "looks like it is in Canada" - so maybe Canada Post or Fedex Ground would be cheap to there? Anyone ever shipped to Alaska before? Would the items first have to go South of Canada to the US and then back up North to Alaska or can it just travel straight ...

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Hey I work for my family company, small incorporated painting contractor. I have been taking a more prominant role in the day to day operations over the past few years. Neither of us are very informed about accounting and tax matters altho I am trying to learn. A few years ago he said he wanted to m...

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I have a few side hustles where I get paid in USD and I was wondering how to minimize expenses to receive my funds here in Canada. Here is what I already have: Tangerine USD savings account RBC USD savings account Side hustles: Get paid through amazon Consulting work using Paypal at the moment Affil...

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I have hundreds of video games I’m planning on selling via eBay. They meet the requirements for Canada Post Lettermail in a bubble mailer for ‘non standard between 100-200g’ which costs $3.19. How many stamps do I put on the bubble mailer for $3.19? I’m a total mailing noob. Looking to do this cost ...

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I have a small business (Sole Proprietorship) and since a have a significant amount of revenue to be received in December I thought it would be better to incorporate going forward and pay myself dividends or a small salary as my personal expenses are not too high and the corporation I will get taxed...

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... you were a member or a person related to you" Since we founded our company and therefore issued shares for the first time less than 24 months ago (1.5y), I am not entirely sure if this is still applicable to us? Does anyone know if this condition applies for company with less than 24 months of ...

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Hi all, Question regarding CEBA: -self-employed and don't have payroll go get my income from business (don't have T4, just keep dividends) -non-deferrable expenses for 2020 are close to $40,000 but can I claim/add the New Business income (which is in fact my salary) in order to qualify for CEBA? TIA

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I have hundreds of video games I’m planning on selling via eBay. They meet the requirements for Canada Post Lettermail in a bubble mailer for ‘non standard between 100-200g’ which costs $3.19. How many stamps do I put on the bubble mailer for $3.19? I’m a total mailing noob. Looking to do this cost ...

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I have hundreds of video games I’m planning on selling via eBay. They meet the requirements for Canada Post Lettermail in a bubble mailer for ‘non standard between 100-200g’ which costs $3.19. How many stamps do I put on the bubble mailer for $3.19? I’m a total mailing noob. Looking to do this cost ...

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Hi all, Question regarding CEBA: -self-employed and don't have payroll go get my income from business (don't have T4, just keep dividends) -non-deferrable expenses for 2020 are close to $40,000 but can I claim/add the New Business income (which is in fact my salary) in order to qualify for CEBA? TIA

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Hello, what is the tax rate for Federal corporation and Ontario corporation? I mean how much tax one would pay if he incorporated federally or provincially Thanks

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Looking to create a very basic website for my small business. Is something like Wix the way to go, or any other suggestions?

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Hi, I have a question about the legality of this... I see lots of private households putting FOOD up for sale on facebook. (home baked goods, etc). It seems that the majority of these home hobbyists are illegally operating - I doubt they have kitchens that would pass inspection, insurance, etc.. Are...

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Hi everyone, Does anyone have suggestions for advertising to the Canadian market when in the Kickstarter phase of a project? We were funded in only two days but progress has slowed. Has anyone used any of crowdfunding-specific ad agencies? We've been researching a lot on Reddit and it seems very hit...

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Hey guys Is there any website where we can check established businesses up for sale? Am looking to buy and wanted to see if we have some websites like we have for real estate listings etc. Thanks

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Just looking into this, I assume it is the T2 Short form? Long story short, family business ran out of money and hasn't operated in years. With some outstanding debts (phone/internet bill type thing) lawyer saw I can't just dissolve the company since it is owing money. Was told to wait several years...

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I've been working for a US client which is zero rated tax on invoice for a couple of years. I have now referred another IT Consultant and rather than going through the additional vendor onboarding they would like me to just take him under my contract. I cannot take him on as an employee as he is an ...

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Hi, I'm with RBC for my personal bank and I just incorporated myself, I was wondering if there was any advantage from one to another or should I just stick with what I'm familiar with. Thank you

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... its a residential address. So my idea was to do a UHAUL rental, take a friend and do the loading myself. Each of my consignments will be around 1 to 3 CBM in size and on pallets. My questions is.. How do i remove the pallets and load my boxes into the truck? And how do i discard the pallets? ...