To Incorporate or Not to Incorporate? – That is the Question.

So you are thinking about incorporating your small business in Alberta.  Maybe you have just started the business or maybe it has been around for a while.  If you are like most others, someone that you trust, like Uncle Sid or your sister Jane, has told you that you need to incorporate.  So what do Read More

By |March 25th, 2012|SmallBiz Builder|

Canadian Retail Inventory – The Cost of Goods Sold Challenge

This is the story of Backstop Bob. Backstop Bob owns and operates Backstop Bob’s Baseball Emporium. Backstop Bob sells baseball bats. He thinks that he has been very successful.

Every month, Bob reviews his financial statements with his accountant. Each month, he is told that he is making money. At the end of the year, he Read More

By |March 11th, 2012|SmallBiz Builder|

Canadian Business Meals – The Receipts Puzzle

So you have just landed the largest contract ever over lunch. Your customer is happy, you are happy, everyone is happy. You merrily pick up the check thinking all is well. The waiter hands you your credit card back along with your receipt. You then leave the restaurant confident that all is well.

A few days Read More

By |March 2nd, 2012|SmallBiz Builder|