How your business could immediately benefit from the SR&ED credit

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It’s a struggle most small businesses know all too well. You’ve experienced some success, but there’s another goal on the horizon that you want to stretch to meet. To reach that next level, you’ll need to refine your processes, polish your offering, and set your company up to deliver on a bigger stage. Even if ….

Zeifmans’ Quarterly 3 – top tips to know as you begin your real estate business

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In this introductory video for our new series, Zeifmans’ Quarterly 3, catch up with the our Real Estate team, as partners Ahmad Aslam and David Posner answer 3 of your real estate sector and accounting questions. Today, they explore the following topics: Leveraging your next real estate investment. For more information on this topic, review our ….

5 big reasons to review your financial plan annually

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Creating an effective financial plan takes thought and careful preparation. Once your plan is complete, and the steps towards your goals are set in motion, it’s tempting to check the proverbial box of financial planning off your list and move on. But the truth is that the most impactful financial plans are those that are ….

Estate Planning: Best conducted early, and often

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Remember the fable about the ant and the grasshopper? The grasshopper hedonistically enjoys the summer and perishes when the winter arrives. Meanwhile, the ant works hard to prepare for winter and lives to see another thaw. There’s a reason that we’ve shared that story with kids for generations- it’s a worthy narrative. And yet, even ….

ICOs bring opportunity for those willing to take the risk

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More than $8.8 billion USD[1] has been invested in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in the last 2 years, which is an incredible amount of funding given how new and disruptive the ICO concept is. While the numbers are undoubtedly impressive, the nascence of the ICO process has produced varied opinions and regulations across geographic regions. ….

Canadian cannabis investors should exercise caution when entering US

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While immigration law is clearly not an area in which we practice, at Zeifmans we are concerned for our clients and contacts active in the cannabis space in light of recent US border news involving cannabis investors. Accordingly, we decided to undertake some research to further assist those clients and contacts. Len Saunders is a ….

Zeifmans’ TOSI & 2018 Tax Update

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In November 2018, Zeifmans’ hosted two TOSI (Tax on Splitting Income) & 2018 Tax Update Breakfast and Learns at our office, in Toronto, Canada. Presenters, Jonah Bidner and Nathan Jung discussed the background of the current tax environment in Canada as a result of TOSI and the other changes to income tax rules. They then moved ….

How Zeifmans Accelerates Technology and StartUps Success

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For any tech or startup venture, it can be overwhelming to consider the decisions that must be made to achieve your specific goals. From the very beginning stages of a company’s development and throughout the course of their life cycle, here at Zeifmans, we can help nurture the growth and success that your company envisions. ….