Taking care of business.
Full Cycle Bookkeeping.
From start to finish, we can take care of all your business accounting needs. We offer Full Cycle Bookkeeping to ensure that all entries are posted accurately. Monthly statements are prepared to ensure you have a full picture of your financials at your fingertips. Yearend financials are sent to your yearend Accountant to file your Corporate Tax Return (or Personal Tax Return if you are a Sole Proprietor) – which saves you money.
You may not always need to see the statements but when you do, it is comforting to know they are at hand. Whether you are strategizing for budgets, forecasting or looking to make a large business purchase, knowing what your business financial picture looks like at any time gives you peace of mind!
Maintaining cash flow is the most important aspect of any business. Timely invoicing and prompt follow up to ensure customers pay on time is one of the many services we offer. Collection services are also available.
Your vendors work hard for you just as you work for your customers. Timely payments to your vendors keeps them happy and ensures they are there to assist you with your next task as needed. If you offer EFT payments, we can take care of that for you and set up payments on your schedule.
Payroll services are available for all frequencies whether you have employees paid weekly, bi-weekly or semi-monthly. We ensure timesheets are complete, accurate and payroll is prepared on time. Monthly remittance of Source Deductions are set up so that payments are made on time to CRA.
Bank Reconciliations / Deposits.
No time to get to the bank? As part of Accounts Receivable, we record the cheques as they come in. Let us take care of your deposits to ensure the money is in the bank. Bank reconciliations are a part of every month end procedure to ensure that all the monies in and out of the bank account are accounted for.
Does your company sell a product that requires an Inventory control? Maintaining inventory can be a tedious task to some but we can set a system in place utilizing QuickBooks to take of this for you. Having a timely and accurate count of your inventory helps to reduce inventory loss.
PD7A – Statement of Account for Current Source Deductions (Payroll remittance).
If you have employees, you have payroll. This means the source deductions withheld for CPP, EI and Income Tax must be remitted to CRA each month. We ensure that you do not miss these deadlines. By keeping your books up to date, payroll is processed and remittances are paid on time. Whether you are a business with one employee or 30+ employees – the payroll remittance is due by the 15th of each month (following).
T4 – Statement of Remuneration.
Filing of the annual T4 for employees to CRA is a task that is so important and timing is everything. Deadline for filing is February 28th every year.
T5 – Statement of Investment Income.
If you pay out Dividends and Interest from loans in your company, T5 must be reported to CRA. We can take care of this for you to ensure the paperwork is done correctly and on time. Deadline for filing is February 28th every year.
T5018 – For the construction industry.
If you are an individual, partnership, trust, or corporation involved in construction activities which provide your primary source of business income and you make payments to subcontractors for construction services, you must report amounts paid or credited (whether by cheque, cash, barter, or offset against an amount owing) by filing a T5018 Information slip.
If more than 50% of a business’ income-earning activities are derived from construction, its primary activity is deemed to be construction. T5018 information can be reported on a calendar-year basis, or based on your fiscal year end. Once you choose a reporting period, subsequent returns must be filed for the same reporting year. The T5018 information return is due within six months of the reporting period chosen.
You should be registered for GST regardless of how large or small your bottom line is. We maintain the process of recording all the GST that is remittance to CRA. We also maintain the process of the GST Input Tax Credits.
When the PST was restarted in April 2013, there were some changes to the rules. You may need to be registered when once you were not. We maintain the process of recording all the PST that is remittance to The Ministry of Finance. The deadline will vary depending on the volume of sales – quarterly or monthly.
You are legally required to register for insurance coverage with WorkSafeBC if you are an employer who hires one or more workers and pays them on a full-time, part-time, casual or contract basis. WCB remittances are due annually or on a quarterly basis (as determined by WCB). Coverage rates are determined by WCB based on industry standards.
Peace of Mind – When you’re covered by WorkSafeBC insurance, you’re protected against lawsuits from injured workers. If a worker is injured or contracts an occupational disease while on the job during the course of employment, WorkSafeBC covers the worker’s medical and wage-loss costs.
Foreign Exchange Conversions.
If you are an international industry selling across the border or around the world, we can help with the foreign exchange conversions to ensure that at the end of the day – you know how much money you actually have.
Client Background checks and/or criminal checks.
We can set you up so that you can get the criminal record checks done quickly and efficiently. If you need credit checks done on potential new clients to allow terms for payment, we can do that too.
Full filing system.
What to do with all that paperwork once it has been recorded? We offer a full filing system, colour coded, to keep all the paperwork organized. There will always be a time when you need to find a receipt and knowing that you can find it easily gives peace of mind! Having an organized filing system saves you time and money.
On & Offsite bookkeeping.
Onsite – We will set up and maintain a proper filing system so that your paperwork is always at your fingertips.
Offsite – Your transactions are input into our computer system, so you don’t need to purchase a computer or accounting software. No need to deal with the installation of the hardware or software or subsequent upgrades. Benefit from the advantages of computerized bookkeeping without the associated cost or learning curve. No need to provide the working space and resources for an additional person.