Avisar News

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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Like many entrepreneurs, the decisions you make are all about the bottom line. While pouring yourself into growing the business you’re passionate about, you spend hours behind the scenes managing accounting and bookkeeping requirements to protect your cash flow from any added expense. Soon enough, you have run out of hours in the day, the......

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WhatsApp provides users with an easy-to-use secure communication tool with a few minor drawbacks. It was not so long ago that mobile phones were used primarily for making voice calls. The ability to send and receive short message service (SMS) text messages was effectively a bonus feature that became immensely popular, thanks to clever foresight......

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We are pleased to announce that Joyti Singh has accepted a co-op accounting student position with Avisar from January to April, 2018. Joyti is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Accounting program at BCIT. She values strong customer service and has been recognized while employed at one of Canada’s largest banks for her exceptional sales......

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New legislation facilitates workplace stress claims. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety defines workplace stress as the “harmful physical and emotional responses that can happen when there is a conflict between job demands on the employee and the amount of control an employee has over meeting these demands.” The growing recognition of the......

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With the end of the year and holiday season quickly upon us, we want to take a moment to sincerely thank you for your business in 2017.  At the end of the day, our clients, business associates and team are among the most important parts of Avisar’s success.  Your support, referrals and positive reviews help boost......

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Make your 2017 RRSP contribution before March 1, 2018. The 2017 RRSP contribution limit is 18% of your 2016 earned income to a maximum of $26,010. (For those who have not topped up every year, this is the additional room now available.) Earned income includes self-employed net income, net income from a partnership, payments from......

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Jet Lag

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Despite the ease and relatively low cost of modern telecommunications, it is still necessary for business people to travel to be onsite. This is especially true for business owners who want to grow their businesses internationally and need to meet suppliers and customers to establish the personal connections that will be the foundation of future......

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Avisar has partnered with the Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization (ELO) since 2010 and has been a silver sponsor of the Vancouver conference since 2011. We are excited to partner with ELO this year as they equip, connect and celebrate marketplace leaders at their upcoming event on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. At Avisar, we are passionate about......

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