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Get Paid Faster with QuickBooks Payments

Get Paid Faster with QuickBooks Payments

The easier you make it for clients to pay, the quicker you’ll receive that payment.   QuickBooks Payments adds a “pay now” button so your client can pay directly from their invoice. Clients can pay via credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover) or Apple Pay....

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How to Set Up Recurring Invoices

How to Set Up Recurring Invoices

If a client’s invoice is always the same amount every month/week/year, you can set up recurring invoices that will automatically be sent to your client. This will save you a lot of time so you don’t have to recreate the same invoice each time.  If you have...

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10 Reasons to File Your Tax Return On Time

10 Reasons to File Your Tax Return On Time

The simplest way to ensure you keep receiving government benefits is to file your tax return on time. Even if you don’t have a tax balance owing, it is always advantageous to file a tax return.  Filing a tax return is the first step to applying for various...

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Sales Invoice vs Sales Receipts in QuickBooks Online

Sales Invoice vs Sales Receipts in QuickBooks Online

For each sale you make either a sales invoice or sales receipt should be created. A sales invoice or sales receipt tracks your income and HST so this is vital information that affects your financial statements. You do not need to create both, it's one or the other. ...

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Common-Law and Filing Your Taxes

Common-Law and Filing Your Taxes

Taxpayers in a common-law relationship should be aware of how their relationship status affects their income tax filing. To begin, let’s review the definition of living common-law according to the CRA: This person has been living with you in a conjugal relationship...

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Why You Should Read your Notice of Assessment

Why You Should Read your Notice of Assessment

Anytime you file an income tax return, you will receive a Notice of Assessment (NOA) from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). It serves as a confirmation of your completed return and contains important details about your return.  We are most familiar with the NOA...

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Staycation in Ontario and Receive a Tax Credit

Staycation in Ontario and Receive a Tax Credit

If you’re itching for a break, the Ontario government has introduced a temporary tax credit on eligible accommodations for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2022.  The Ontario Staycation Tax Credit provides a 20% personal income tax credit on accommodations...

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