What is SRED and How Do I Track It?

By |2022-05-06T18:04:34+00:00April 27th, 2022|Taxes|

Have you ever heard the term SRED and wondered what it was all about? The Canadian government provides tax-reducing incentives to companies conducting qualifying Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SRED) work. It is important to understand the various tax credits available to support SRED work, so that you may take advantage of them. These tax credits are often overlooked. Businesses don’t know they exist or they don’t realize they qualify for them. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has made a number of changes in recent years. One of these changes was to the SRED program. The SRED program allows businesses to [...]

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How to Choose the Best Tech Stack for Your Business

By |2022-04-17T01:44:11+00:00April 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Technology is constantly advancing and changing. The best way to stay ahead of the curve and be on the cutting-edge of what your customers want is to stay up to date with the latest tech trends. However, this is easier said than done. Choosing the best tech stack for your business can be more challenging than it seems.  In this post, we’ll share a few tips for making this process easier. We’ll also explore some of the newest tech trends and give you a few ideas for incorporating them into your business. 1. What is a tech stack? A tech stack [...]

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Streamline the Grant Application Process with Xero’s Tracking Categories

By |2022-05-16T14:21:07+00:00April 10th, 2022|Business, Not for profit, Xero|

You have a great idea, and you're ready to take your business to the next level. You've spent hours of your time researching, planning, and building, but you’re in need of funds. Where can you get a grant?  Luckily, there is a solution. In this post we will share a few tips on how to find grants that are right for your organization. We'll also share how to track the money’s use once you receive a grant. 1. Grants for Your Business Grants are one way to obtain funding for your business. They are awarded to qualified organizations and individuals that [...]

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What is a Virtual Accountant?

By |2022-04-02T02:04:37+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Accounting, Business, Taxes|

The short answer is, a virtual accountant is the same as any other accountant. Accountants choose to work virtually due to a variety of reasons. Here at Virtual Heights Accounting, we see the value of technology to save time and money, so we’ve been one-hundred percent virtual since day one.  There are many types of accountants. Some work in public practice at an accounting firm. Others work for companies as controllers, CFOs, or any number of aptly named positions. The lingo for this type of accountant is one who works in industry. The main difference between public practice and industry is [...]

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