Client Spotlight: The Accountant’s Coach

Client Spotlight - Frank Kreze

One of Sloan Partners’ valued clients is also their valued advisor and management training partner. LMI Canada is a coaching and leadership organization, focused on improving communications, productivity and goal setting. In a win-win situation, LMI Canada came to realize that their financial ...

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Ontario Budget Commentary – How Will You Be Affected?

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Contents Overview Business Income Tax Measures Personal Income Tax Measures Estate Administration Tax Other Measures Overview The Ontario Government plans to spend more than they’ll earn in revenue during 2019-2020 resulting in a deficit of $10.3 billion. There are no changes in corporate or ...

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Cervélo Cycles: Riding Entrepreneurial Success

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The story of Cervélo Cycles is not unlike many other entrepreneurial success stories, whose founders combined a deep-rooted passion and a killer work ethic to succeed against the odds to create a meaningful business. Long-time Sloan Partners client Anna Dopico left behind her career in finance ...

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Canadian Cycling History

To Make Riders Faster

  In 1995, Phil White and Gerard Vroomen met in a composite materials lab while pursuing advanced engineering degrees at McGill.  In 1996, they founded Cervélo Cycles Inc.  Cervélo was a significant disrupter and innovator while developing breakthrough technology and became one of the ...

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Client Spotlight: Introducing the Magic of Opera to Children

Client Spotlight - Ken Hall

Ken Hall admits that he doesn’t run with the toughest crowd.  As the Managing Director of the Canadian Children’s Opera Company (CCOC), Ken has the pleasure of working with some of the most talented children in the Greater Toronto area.  And let’s face it, opera-loving children don’t conjure up ...

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Update: TOSI (The Tax on Split Income)

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In July of 2017, the Department of Finance sent the Canadian tax community and business owners into a turmoil when they announced radical changes to the taxation of businesses and owners while most people were away for vacation.  One of the initiatives which survived in a modified form was the ...

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1994 Capital Gains Election

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1994 Capital Gains Election (a BLAST from the Past) Recently, we have prepared a number of personal tax returns for clients who own property acquired before 1994. Property includes cottage property, artworks, securities and rental property.  Way back in 1994, the government eliminated the ...

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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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Cyber-security Affects You (Yes! You!)

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On June 18, 2015, Bill S-4 (the Digital Privacy Act) came into force in Canada and finally introduced mandatory data breach reporting and notification requirements by amending Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act known as “PIPEDA”.   The glaring deficiency in PIPEDA ...

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Client Spotlight: Nick Lee Career Change Pays Off for Entrepreneur

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The world of work has changed significantly over the last few decades.  Where once landing a job and growing with a company was the norm, today more and more people stop and change direction midway through their careers; others successfully reinvent themselves several times throughout their ...

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