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Charity vs Not-for-Profit

Charity vs Not-for-Profit

Charity vs Not-for-profit organization Often the term “registered charity” is used interchangeably with “not-for-profit organizations (NPOs)”. While both terms fall under the larger description of the voluntary, not-for-profit or community benefit sector. However, while both organizations operate on a not-for-profit basis, they are defined differently under the Income Tax Act (ITA). If an organization meets the definition of a “charity,” it cannot be considered a not-for-profit organization under the ITA.

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Why Self-Care is More Important Than Ever

Why Self-Care is More Important Than Ever
January 27, 2021

Why is self-care more critical now than ever? Well, we’re living in stressful times. Pandemic stress is a real thing. Watching news around the world and seeing the number of COVID cases climb doesn't help.  If you have kids trying to accomplish online learning while working from home, it is a huge stressor. Perhaps you live alone, and you’re feeling isolated and lonely. It’s winter, and there’s less vitamin D, so you’re also struggling with Seasonal Affected Disorder. There’s a lot to be worried about. Letting that worry build-up without giving yourself an outlet to decompress is a recipe for disaster.  

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Staying Connected During Lockdown 2.0

Staying Connected During Lockdown 2.0

When we entered lockdown 2.0, we knew what to expect the second time around. We wanted to share these tried-and-true ways for staying connected with your team when they’re all working remotely. These 5 tips will have you boosting morale and smiling through this second wave. 

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RLB offers HR Consulting!

RLB offers HR Consulting!

Some people may find it surprising that RLB offers Human Resources Consulting. We know you’re working towards creating the best organization you can, and RLB is there to help every step of the way.   

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Five Healthy Habits for Your Team to Adopt in 2021

Five Healthy Habits for Your Team to Adopt in 2021

The new year is synonymous with resolutions. The early days of a shiny new year are filled with positivity and declared change. While some may balk at the concept, creating healthy habits may just be the thing your team needs to excel in 2021.

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5 Ways to Support Your Team During the Holidays

5 Ways to Support Your Team During the Holidays

December in an average year is always a month of ups and downs. The combination of holiday excitement, pending family interactions, excess spending and less sunshine are enough to rattle the steeliest of nerves. Add in a pandemic, and you've got the perfect storm for a mental health crisis.  More than ever, this is a year to find new ways to support your team.

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Claiming a Home Office (For Employees)

Claiming a Home Office (For Employees)

As Autumn arrives and we get close to the extended personal tax deadline (yet again!), you may be wondering how your personal tax situation is impacted for 2020, the year we are currently in, the year of COVID-19.  A topic that is top of mind for many clients and even family members who are now working mainly from a home office is, "Can I claim a deduction for this?"

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