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Government Subsidy Update

Government Subsidy Update

There are changes happening in the CRA’s subsidy programs this fall.  The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) end on October 23, 2021.  These programs have provided wage and rent subsidy income to businesses that have been affected by the COVID pandemic.  There is a 6-month filing deadline on these programs, so the final periods will be due September 20, 2022.

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Path to RLB: Meet Mike

Path to RLB: Meet Mike

October is Small Business Month

October is Small Business Month

At RLB, we’re passionate about client success. We go beyond traditional accounting services and offer our clients experienced business advisory services. In honour of Small Business Month, some of RLB’s business experts have shared with us their personal secrets for growing your small business.

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FINALLY… The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act comes into force!  

FINALLY… The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act comes into force!  
October 8, 2021

The long wait is over! The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA), first announced in 2010 (no… this is not a typo!), will finally become law on October 19, 2021. Organizations which fall under this legislation will have three years to become fully compliant, so there is time, but this article will highlight some of the considerations you should take into account. We should mention that this is not a comprehensive list and does not constitute a legal opinion, so organizations are advised to consult with their legal representatives when considering what changes will need to be made to comply.  

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5 Ways To Make Your Mental Health A Priority

5 Ways To Make Your Mental Health A Priority
October 8, 2021

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and it feels like perfect timing. Life is finally starting to feel a little more normal. We’re emerging from many pandemic-related restrictions and beginning to find our footing in this post-lockdown world. Now is the perfect time to ensure that you are making your mental health and wellness a priority.   

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Welcome to ZoomTopia

Welcome to ZoomTopia
October 6, 2021

ZoomTopia is a virtual event designed to highlight the features and capabilities of the virtual conferencing platform: Zoom. They feature panels, guest speakers and breakout sessions to really dive into how video calls and conferencing are changing the way we live and work.

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Tax Filings Upon Death- What You Need to Know as an Executor

Tax Filings Upon Death- What You Need to Know as an Executor
October 6, 2021

 The role of the executor is an important one. Whether you were expecting to take on this role, or have had to take it on unexpectedly there are some important tax filings to be aware of. Here are the most common filings you will come across. 

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Here We Grow Again, Shelburne!

Here We Grow Again, Shelburne!
September 28, 2021

Here we grow again! We are excited to share that we are expanding into Shelburne!  RLB is thrilled to finally share that we are adding our fifth office this fall to further serve our clients. We have been busily preparing behind the scenes for our new location and thank the community members that have already welcomed us so warmly.  

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Who’s responsible for preparing your condominiums financial statements?

Who’s responsible for preparing your condominiums financial statements?
September 24, 2021

Most condominium corporations in Ontario have an audit completed annually and the resulting financial statements are provided to owners, typically, in the Notice of Annual General Meeting.

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Post-Election Tax Update – What Changes?

Post-Election Tax Update – What Changes?
September 22, 2021

The results of the 2021 Federal election have left many Canadians wondering, ‘What Changes?’ While there may have been a few surprises and changes from the election results, the overall picture looks very much the same – the Liberal party forming a minority government, a Conservative party opposition, and the BQ or NDP holding enough seats to possibly boost the Liberal agenda provided they can work together to do so.

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