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2019 Federal Budget Highlights Released March 19, 2019 When it comes to providing accounting 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 professional......

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Automating an owner-managed business entails more than purchasing a new piece of equipment. The most successful transition requires a careful analysis of existing production process, an understanding of where and when change is required, staged rather than wholesale transition, targeting repetitive employee tasks that can be automated, integration of production changes with business systems, involvement......

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The high cost of equipment demands that owner-managers have an in-depth understanding of the cost of owning and maintaining specific types of equipment, to ensure that it contributes to a positive return on investment. Factoring the significant costs of equipment ownership into a pricing formula could increase your sales figures and at the same help......

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The normal procedure for business transactions follows the tried-and-true method of selling a product or service and recording the income. The income earned is taxable as earned income. Rather than use the traditional approach, many individuals and businesses may decide to barter their products or services. Did you know that good business practice would suggest......

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CPA Canada calls for a review and possible overhaul of our country’s tax system to boost business and better serve Canadians.   The article can be found on the CPA website: Tax system review will boost business, better serve Canadians...

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Creating a loyal customer base is about more than providing products and services. Business needs to consider all the issues that may impact customer loyalty, while ensuring that they understand customer expectations and proactively address them to avoid bigger problems down the road. Owner-managers work hard to build a client base. So losing a client,......

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We are pleased to announce the promotion of Katherine Macadam to the position of Senior Accountant.  Katherine joined Avisar in 2011 and has served in the role of Accountant serving clients in a variety of roles; bookkeeping, controllership, administration, management, etc. This promotion recognizes the contributions Katherine has made to Avisar during her tenure with the Practice.  Clients frequently......

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We are happy to announce the most recent addition to Avisar, Chaman Dhaliwal, who joins our team as a Client Administrator.  Chaman’s role will provide outstanding client service and administrative functions to clients of the Private Company and Tax Group.  Chaman comes to Avisar with previous experience as a Data Entry Clerk/Administrative Assistant for a......

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According to Psychology Today: “Stress generally refers to two things: the psychological perception of pressure, on the one hand, and the body’s response to it, on the other, which involves multiple systems, from metabolism to muscles to memory. Through hormonal signaling, the perception of danger sets off an automatic response system, known as the fight-or-flight......

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Fundamentally, there are four avenues that the average Canadian may consider over their lifetime: Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) Non-Registered Investment Account (NRIA) The first three account types are registered with taxation authorities and as such are accompanied by rules and regulations that must be......

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