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November 28, 2022

Why Hiring a Bookkeeper is a Great Investment

If you don’t like bookkeeping or don’t have the time or knowledge to do it well, a bookkeeper could be a valuable resource and a great investment for your business.

September 13, 2021

Oilfield Employee vs. Oilfield Contractor

Oilfield workers in BC and Alberta are often given the option of being an employee or contractor. This choice may not impact fieldwork, but it can make a big difference from a tax & responsibility perspective.

March 24, 2021

Living Out Allowance (LOA) for Contractors

The Living out Allowance (LOA), also referred to as subsistence, is common among oilfield contractors in Northern Alberta, but it’s often misunderstood. This article explains what it is and how it can reduce your taxes.

July 24, 2020

The Complete Guide to Incorporating in Canada (Free Checklist)

Learn (almost) everything you need to know about incorporating your small business in Canada. Should you set up a sole-proprietorship or corporation? Read more before deciding.