Monthly Archives: July 2014

Success through Cooperation

One of the first decisions that any business owner has to make when starting a new business is choosing the business structure for their operation. The three most well-known business structures include the sole proprietorship, the partnership and the corporation. … Continue reading

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The Five W’s of Business

Before starting your own business, it’s important to take some time and reflect on what needs to be done to get a successful business off the ground. The planning stage is crucial, and will set the stage for how efficiently … Continue reading

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Running With the Big Dogs

When starting your business, one of the most important things you can do, and one that is often overlooked, is to ensure that you have a way to distinguish yourself from your larger, pre-existing rivals. The business you are starting … Continue reading

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HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) for Small Business Owners

Taxes can be a tricky subject, especially for a new small business owner. By now, most of us are at least somewhat familiar with the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). It was implemented in 2010 to combine both the provincial sales … Continue reading

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