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Are you ready to be an entrepreneur

By | September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

By Alissa Bryden, CPA, CA (10 minute read) My undergrad degree was a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship. I studied entrepreneurship everyday and analyzed case study after case study on business owners and their stories. We looked at the types, traits, life circumstances and then got into the steps they took to make it happen. We looked at cases where they succeeded and also where they didn’t. For my first blog post, I thought it would be an interesting topic to dive back into. With the benefit of experience (and additional education in accounting) I wish I could take another look [...]

The Accountant vs The Bookkeeper

By | September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

By Alissa Bryden, CPA, CA (4-5 minute read) Within the first meeting of any new small business owner there is a standard question “So do I need a bookkeeper?”. This is a great question and one I thought necessary to discuss. Previously, many CPA firms did not have internal bookkeepers for two reasons 1) Charge out rates were typically too high for it to be recoverable and 2) It was generally thought to be a better service if there was separation of these duties to allow for a “second look”. In the era, of cloud accounting, I would argue these arguments [...]