Tax Issues for FInancial Businesses
Operations for Financial Businesses
Insurance broker, day trader, mortgage broker, investment advisor, digital currency investor – Can only be operated as a sole proprietorship. Can consider operating a management corporation alongside the financial business. Ask us.
Business Deductions for Financial Businesses
- Home office and office expenses
- Automobile expenses
- Memberships and Professional Fees
- Referral Fees
- Professional Insurance
- Courses – You can include your tuition expense as a tuition credit on your personal tax return (Schedule 11, to be more specific). or you can include your tuition expense as an actual Expense on your personal tax return (T2125) – ask us.
- Software and licences
- Gift and meals to clients
- Events and conferences
Operations are HST Exempt. Digital currency investor: report income correctly, capital gain or business income – ask us
Accounting Issues for Financial Businesses
Use a Cloud-based Accounting System, ask us about your options.
Set up a proper chart of accounts to fit your operations.
Use mobile apps to track mileage for business.
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Xero Key Features
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- At-A-Glance Dashboard
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- Automatic Bank Reconciliation
Xero imports and categorizes you latest bank, PayPal and credit card transactions so reconciliation is just one click away.