Pay Your Sloan Bill Online

SECURE PAYMENT CONCEPT

We are excited to announce that Sloan Group now offers you the ability to pay your Sloan invoice online using a secure online payment page. You can now make your payment in full from the comfort of home. Which Payment Methods are Accepted? Credit Card – Pay with Visa or MasterCard. ...

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10 Reasons to Use Cloud-Based Accounting

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Generally when people hear the word ‘accountant’ they immediately think of year ends, taxes, CRA and shoeboxes filled with receipts and bills. But now, accountants fulfil a more valuable role for small businesses with the help of cloud-based accounting technology. So what is a cloud-based ...

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Client Spotlight: Common Accounts – “We work wherever our laptops are” New Territories for Design and Architecture

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Anyone who has ever been in a business partnership knows that it’s not always a walk in the park. Differences in management style, personalities, and long-term vision can be damaging to a working relationship. Spend a little time with Common Accounts co-directors Miles Gertler and Igor ...

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US Tax Reform 2017: New Pain for US Citizens owning Canadian Businesses – The US “Transition Tax”

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The US Tax Reform enacted in December, 2017 made sweeping changes.  In addition to reducing the US corporate rate to a flat 21% in most cases, the law proposed to transition the US to a system of taxing foreign corporate holdings based on the residency of the foreign corporation.  To get there, ...

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Own an Inactive Corporaton? There’s a Tax Write Off for That

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Many business owners and former business owners have inactive corporations. For example, a corporation was created but never used, the underlying business or property of the corporation was sold, or the business is inactive. Besides saving the annual costs to file tax returns, if you are ...

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Tax deadlines for 2018

The countdown to the end of the Tax Year. Ensure you file your tax forms and take advantage of any tax breaks or allowances that are available only within the current tax year. Isolated on white. Good copy space.

With tax season fast approaching, here’s a list of deadlines to keep in mind which can help you file your personal tax returns: April 22nd, 2018 Deadline to set up a pre-authorized debit payments for 2017 to avoid interest charges. April 30th, 2018 Filing due date for 2017 tax returns for ...

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Interns Bring Talent and Drive to Sloan Partners

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The spirit of Sloan Partners resides in its people, and we are always looking for ways to cultivate emerging talent. We have a dynamic internship program that brings multiple interns to join our team throughout the year. Our interns come from different backgrounds and fill a variety of roles ...

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Why the age of retirement is generally accepted to be 65?

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In 1889, Germany became the first country to adopt a national pension program under the leadership of its first Chancellor,  Otto von Bismarck — the Iron Chancellor. The German system initially was intended for those 70 and older, but the starting age was later lowered to 65, according to ...

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Implications of new tax reforms

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Jerry Paskowitz, partner at Morison KSi member firm Sloan Partners, says 2018 is likely to be a good year for business owners to invest in productivity improvements, although he accepts that uncertainty around interest rates movements is a concern. “In January, the Bank of Canada increased the ...

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Canada federal budget 2018 commentary

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The Federal Government’s 2018 Budget touts Canada’s strong economic growth over the past two years, including real GDP growth of 3.2 per cent since the second quarter of 2016, an unemployment rate of 5.9 per cent, and significant improvements in average weekly earnings, consumer confidence, and ...

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