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What is the best way to price the job and bill your client? When billing a client, it is common to set an hourly rate, multiply that by the number of hours worked on the file and bill the client accordingly. But technology is reducing the time needed to do many jobs while increasing the......

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On April 12, 2018, the Avisar team, along with thousands of people in BC, wore their jerseys in support of the Humbolt Broncos and all those affected by the team bus crash that has claimed 16 lives and injured many others.  #JerseysforHumbolt #HumboltStrong #Broncos ...

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Dear friends, clients, and business associates, As many of you know, Avisar Partner Steve Krause’s youngest son Jesse was diagnosed with cancer one year ago.  This was an extremely difficult time for the Krause family and also impacted the Avisar team deeply. We are pleased to report that Jesse is approaching his nine month check......

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When employers accommodate the disability, they benefit from the ability. Disability is a loaded word. Is a disability a real mental or physical impairment, or is the “disability” a blockage to useful employment created by the failure of society to accommodate? For example, is a person in a wheelchair disabled, or has society failed to......

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Good record keeping today can prevent CRA penalties tomorrow. We live in a digital world where everything is captured electronically in real time. Paper financial statements have become relics from the past; unfortunately, the requirement to produce evidence for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for GST/HST or income tax has not. As explained on the......

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2018 Federal Budget Highlights Released February 27, 2018 When it comes to providing accounting services and business advisory services, developing a solid business relationship and understanding clients’ needs are key to obtaining successful results. At Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants, providing personalized, value-added service is the top priority. Clients rest assured in the knowledge that the......

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The 2018 BC Budget was released last week!  Below we have included some of the relevant matters that may impact you or your corporation as a BC taxpayer. Income Tax Act Infirm Dependent Credit and Caregiver Credit Replaced with a New BC Caregiver Credit Effective for 2018 and subsequent tax years, the caregiver tax credit......

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On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 and in partnership with Covenant Family Wealth Advisors and McQuarrie Hunter LLP, Barristers & Solicitors, Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants is proud to participate in an informative session on Board Leadership for Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations.  This workshop will feature three experts to highlight different aspects of being on a board and will......

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Follow your passion! Turn your hobby into a business! Be your own boss! It’ll be fun, they say. Many entrepreneurs believe that they can do everything themselves. Or maybe more specifically, that they have to do it all themselves. However, those who succeed in business will affirm that a team is vital to success. You......

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Consider your external Chartered Professional Accountant when preparing internal financial statements. To run an owner-managed business successfully, it is not enough just to track the movement of funds in and out. Statements providing the type of information needed by your external CPA are also essential because the external accountant is the intermediary between your business......

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