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What is a Group RRSP and How Does It Work?

This article will explain what employer group RRSP savings plans are, how they work and how to set up a plan for your employees.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Jul 27, 2022

Do I Need to Register with WorkSafe BC?

You’ve likely heard of WCB coverage, or WorkSafe BC as it’s now called in British Columbia. This short article will explain three things about WorkSafe BC: When you need to register for WorkSafe BC coverage, How to register for WorkSafe BC, and What your reporting requirements are once registered.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Oct 31, 2018

What's the Difference Between an Employee and a Contractor?

This article will explain the difference between employees and contractors and how to tell which type of worker you have hired.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Oct 21, 2018

Employer Health Tax (EHT) BC: What Is It and How Does It Affect Businesses?

The Employer Health Tax, or EHT, was introduced in British Columbia on January 1, 2019. This article will explain what EHT is and how it affects you as a business owner. We’ll also look at what you need to do to register for the Employer Health Tax.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Apr 9, 2019

Social Activities for Remote Working

At Avalon, we have been working remotely from before it was “cool”. During this year especially, having work social events has been a great way for our team to connect with one another, stave off the boredom of quarantine, and even have fun at work! (Who knew it could be done at an accounting firm?!)

Samantha Close
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Dec 1, 2020

How to Get the Most Out Of Your People

Whether it’s your first, your second, or your twentieth hire, bringing in the right people and helping them achieve their highest potential takes careful consideration. Here’s how to ensure you are creating an environment that helps your employees thrive.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Jul 22, 2021