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Confused about Canadian Government Benefits for COVID-19? Here’s a Plain Language Guide

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Last week, Prime Minister Trudeau introduced an $82-billion dollar stimulus package to help Canadians through the uncertainties of COVID-19. While grateful for the financial assistance, the many government announcements have also led to confusion among Canadian individuals and business owners ...

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COVID-19 and Life Insurance: Do It Now…Rates are going up!

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As an accountant and financial advisor for over forty years, I have preached and continue to preach the need to constantly evaluate and mitigate risk.  That doesn’t mean I would advise a client to not to take any risk, but to assess risks and their potential benefits. I believe in insurance, ...

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Canadian COVID-19 Relief: Temporary Wage Subsidy For Employers

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The government continues to release information on how businesses and individuals can access the financial assistance being produced for all of us financially impacted by COVID-19. Details on how to access the Temporary Wage Subsidy for employers can be found here. Small businesses, charities, ...

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Selling a Property? Make Sure to Complete the CRA’s Real Estate Questionnaire

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Selling your investment condo or even a principle residence?  Involved in real estate deals or claiming the HST New Housing Rebate? Be prepared to answer some questions. The CRA is sending target taxpayers a real estate questionnaire to make sure the sale of real estate was properly reported ...

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Transition Tax Relief

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If you have paid US Transition Tax or GILITI for a Small Business, you may be in a position to get some or all of it back   On December 24, 2019, the US District Court handed down a momentous ruling allowing a lawsuit against the Treasury Department to proceed.  The suit alleges that ...

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Take Control of Your Money: Three Personal Finance Tips: 

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In the world of personal finance, there are a few things that everyone should be doing to ensure fiscal health and longevity.  If more people would take a few simple steps like evaluating their spending habits, reducing their personal debt-load, and saving up a few months of living expenses, ...

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The 2019 CPA Final Exam Results are In!

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The 2019 CPA final examination results were released on January 7, 2020. Sloan Partners LLP is very pleased that our two candidates, Eric Mui and Allison Ho were both successful in passing this difficult milestone in their professional careers. Eric and Allison left our Firm in December 2019 to ...

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Inside the Firm: Meet Our 2020 Co-op Students

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  Sloan Partners is proud of its dynamic co-op program that brings multiple students to our team throughout the year. Our co-op students come from different backgrounds and fill a variety of roles within the firm. All our current co-op students are Accounting and Financial Management ...

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Four Business Credit Card Mistakes to Avoid

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Many businesses make use of business charge cards or credit cards. With a business card, companies are able to track expenses and categorize those expenses by date, type, and location. Business cards can be a powerful tracking tool for companies as they expand, helping them never miss out on ...

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Do I Need a GST/HST Number?

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If you’re thinking of starting your own small business, you may have heard that the first thing you need to do is register for a GST or HST number. Registering is the easy part, but what exactly is a GST/HST number and when do you actually need to get one? What is a GST/HST number?...

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Halloween Celebrations at Sloan Group

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Sloan Group celebrated Halloween by hosting a costume contest where everyone voted for their favourite costume. Employees had a freaky fun time with creative costumes and the party ended with a festival-themed lunch. Check out all the best moments from the fun afternoon.      

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Do you have a real financial plan?

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You have an accountant who diligently prepares your tax returns, and if you have a business, your financial statements, a financial advisor who recommends appropriate investments, and a lawyer who prepared a Will and advise on estate planning matters. But chances are they don’t know if the ...

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