Surviving COVID: How Businesses Can Maximize Opportunities

Eight months after the COVID-19 shutdowns, many businesses are still struggling to get back to their usual revenues and continue to need a hand up from various government programs to keep their businesses operating and staff employed. When Canwest Accounting professionals meet with business owners who are struggling in today’s economy, we go through with [...]

By |2020-11-13T20:28:51+00:00November 13th, 2020|Tips|0 Comments

Giving ‘Thanks’ by Supporting Local Businesses

While Canwest Accounting has seen most of its clients’ businesses reopen, many are slower than usual, and none will recoup the losses experienced during the lock-down phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in B.C. That’s why Sharlane Bailey, owner of Canwest Accounting, is urging everyone who can to “give thanks” by supporting local businesses as much [...]

By |2020-10-26T20:49:28+00:00October 26th, 2020|Tips|0 Comments

Intuit account – Why now for QuickBooks Desktop?

Improved user experience and security protocols are being introduced for the QuickBooks® Desktop software user by requiring the Company owner to log in to an Intuit® account when opening the Company file. Having an Intuit account provides a secure, single source login for access to all of Intuit’s powerful offerings, including owned QuickBooks Desktop software [...]

By |2020-10-20T17:07:24+00:00October 20th, 2020|Tips|0 Comments

Putting back the pieces: How to reconstruct financial records after disaster

Stronger hurricanes, heavier and longer rains, raging wildfires. Natural disasters seem to be happening more often, but the loss of life is, of course, much more important than any other aspect of our home or business. While it currently seems that businesses and our economy have more than enough to deal with during COVID-19, natural [...]

By |2020-10-10T04:50:51+00:00October 9th, 2020|Tips|0 Comments

6 tips for people starting a new business

When starting a new business, you may be so overwhelmed to hit the ground running, or so immersed in the day-to-day operations, that you neglect important tax responsibilities as a small business owner. Doing so not only can lead to crippling implications for your business, but also hold it back from saving money and growing [...]

By |2020-09-25T21:17:27+00:00September 25th, 2020|Tips|0 Comments

Tax Considerations for Back to School

Many post-secondary students heading back to school this September are either experiencing physical distancing in classrooms, libraries, and labs, or are taking their courses online. Tax considerations for back to school such as students that are able to continue to live at home while studying, online studies could save them rent and transportation fees, reducing [...]

By |2020-09-29T22:42:14+00:00September 19th, 2020|Tips|0 Comments
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