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8 Questions to Ask an Outsourced Bookkeeper

Finding the right bookkeeper can be a challenge. Make sure you ask the tough questions to ensure you get the best service.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Accelerate Your Growth With Accountability

No doubt there's a lot that goes into growing a successful company. You build a great product or service that people love. You have an awesome team and culture. You have processes to deliver consistent results. But one of the most important and often overlooked elements to growing a successful business is having someone to keep you accountable to your goals.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Jan 7, 2019

What Does a Bookkeeper Do (in Canada)?

What does a bookkeeper do? We break down the answer. Learn what a bookkeeper does for you in Canada and why they are important for your business.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Feb 18, 2018

What Are My Bookkeeping Options For My Small Business?

Do the bookkeeping yourself? Hire someone? We break down the costs, pros and cons of your options.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Mar 11, 2018

Canadian Small Business Bookkeeping Guide

Bookkeeping doesn’t have to be difficult. This step-by-step guide will give you all of the information you need to make bookkeeping easy for your Canadian business.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Mar 7, 2019

How to Claim Meals and Entertainment Expenses

I feel like I’m part of a cool club when I get to charge my restaurant or pub bill to the company card. Big tip? Sure, why not - it’s a write-off anyway, right? Well, those probably are eligible business expenses, but there are a few quirks when claiming meals and entertainment expenses. Tell us more you say? Ok, strap in because it’s about to get wild! ... or at least educational.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Oct 8, 2018

7 Reasons to Hire an Online Bookkeeper

This article will explain how online bookkeeping works and what the benefits are when hiring an online bookkeeping service.Online bookkeeping is a term that covers a wide variety of online bookkeeping services.  We’re still talking about the usual bookkeeping tasks, but this time you won’t be dropping off a stack of papers at your bookkeeper’s office.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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May 9, 2019

Our Top Ten Xero Bookkeeping Tips

We have spent a lot of time testing out various accounting software applications, and Xero is our software of choice when working with small to medium sized businesses.  Let’s take a look at our top Xero bookkeeping tips that will help you out regardless of whether you’re just getting started in Xero, or if you’ve been using it for years.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Apr 8, 2018

What Are Bookkeeping Services?

Let’s have a look at what a bookkeeping service is and how it’s different from just hiring someone to enter transactions into a computer. We’ll explain what exactly a bookkeeping service does and how it benefits your business.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Apr 17, 2019

Tips for Collecting Accounts Receivable

Having trouble with customers withholding payment, or just not getting back to you? It's a big problem with accounts receivable, and you're not alone in this struggle. Here's how to approach the situation, and how to prevent it in the future.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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May 31, 2021