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Archive: March 2012

  • About Jonathan Sears

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    Hi Everybody. I am John Sears from Sears Chartered Accountants and today we are going to talk a little bit about me. And basically 3 advantages I would like to talk about that I can argue I have perhaps over your current accountant or other accountants out there. First one I would like to consider […]

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  • Should I take dividends or should i take a salary out of my corporation?

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    Hello everyone. I’m Jon Sears from Sears Chartered Accountants. Today we are going to talk about an important topic: “Should I take dividends or should I take a salary out of my corporation?” The biggest thing that you need to consider is whether you want to maximize your RRSP contribution every year. Right now if […]

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  • Everyone Wins

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    Co-operation, thrift and efficiency are the best ways to keep a small business going. Owner-managed businesses rely on their employees to meet the demands of customers. Indeed a driving force for many owner-managers is ensuring that sufficient business is in place to provide employment for both themselves and all their employees. Any employer will tell […]

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  • Scan it Anywhere

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    Scanning is no longer confined to the desktop. There are times in any business when you’re out of the office and away from your scanner but you still need to make a digital copy of a paper document or business card. When you’re at the office, chances are you have either a standard desktop scanner […]

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  • Ethical Behaviour

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    A strong corporate ethic has effects deep into the stakeholder community. Owner-managed businesses are under increasing pressure to ensure that their conduct as corporate citizens and the conduct of their employees as private citizens meet certain standards of ethical behaviour. It is all too easy for owner-managers to forget, however, that even though their business […]

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  • I Hate Paying Income Tax

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    Penalties for income tax evasion can range from heavy fines to imprisonment. Who doesn’t hate paying their income tax? However, most Canadian taxpayers, including owner-managers, understand that paying their fair share of income tax is simply the price of living in Canada with its many benefits. It is not surprising that those who do pay […]

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  • I’m A Doctor – Should I Incorporate?

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    Hello everybody. I am Jonathan Sears from Sears Chartered Accountants. The topic today is I am a doctor. Should I incorporate?. It seems to be making more and more sense for doctors to incorporate. There are still a few doctors that it doesn’t make sense for, and I’ll tell you why it doesn’t make sense […]

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