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14 Income Sources that Attract No Tax

Posted: April 16, 2019 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Evelyn Jacks, corporate tax, thought leadership, business development, business tax, incorporation, corporation

Canadians pay a lot of tax! In fact, tax is the single greatest lifetime expense: an average two-income earning family could pay in excess of $1 million over their lifetime. While meeting with clients to file their 2018 taxes, it’s a great strategy to discuss the tax exempt income sources. Planning to earn more of them will help with cash flow and paying less tax next season.

Thought Leadership: Developing Brand Loyalty at Tax Time

Posted: April 09, 2019 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , relationship management, Evelyn Jacks, thought leadership, business development, business builder, brand loyalty, brand development

Although many of you are in the midst of the hustle and bustle of tax season, this is actually a great time to develop brand loyalty with your clients. After all, you may be seeing many of them for the first time all year. This creates an opportunity for you to set yourself apart from your competitors and get that valuable referral business. But what does brand loyalty mean, and how do you establish it?

Thought Leadership: Five Tips on Building Team Culture

Posted: February 12, 2019 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Evelyn Jacks, thought leadership, business development, leadership, Executive Business Growth Specialist, team culture

For many organizations – especially those in the tax and financial services – now is the time to build team culture in advance of a busy season of client interaction. Success of the team depends on so many factors including the right skills, processes and evaluation. For leaders of the team, there are five essential steps to building team culture in good times and bad.

Gender Equality: Gaps Remain in Leadership

Posted: November 20, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , gender gap, gender equality, Canadian economy, women in business, Canadian business, entrepreneur, business development, leadership, diversity, equality, business management, gender parity

New data shows that tracking gender pay gaps is not a priority for Canadian businesses, despite government efforts to bring the issue to the forefront.

Scaling a Business to New Heights: Are You Up to the Challenge?

Posted: October 23, 2018 By : Joanne Sigurdson & Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , entrepreneur, business development, leadership, business courses, business owner, business management, growing a business

If you are in business today, building on what you have accomplished so far can be very exciting. Yet it can also be intimidating, especially if the necessary steps have not been fully thought out and properly planned for, and if you are keenly aware that in the absence of growth comes the peril of mismanaging the equity you have built so far.

Business Partnerships: Signing on the Dotted Line

Posted: September 24, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , DAC, self-employed, knowledge bureau, Small Business, business development, leadership, tax courses Evelyn Jacks, Business Builder Retreat, Philippe Richer, business owner, entreprenreur, prorietorship agreement, shareholder agreement, business contract, business investing

It’s critical to operate within safe havens if you are in business today. To mitigate the challenges and issues partners and shareholders in business face during the business-building process, it’s essential to have a contract in place. But many don’t understand the core components before signing on the dotted line.