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Guiding your business from launch to M&As: check out our video series

Navigating business growth can be overwhelming. Through Zeifmans Entrepreneurship in Focus initiative, we’re supporting companies by sharing fundamental insights tailored to Canadian businesses. Our 5-part Entrepreneurship in Focus video series aims to answer common questions about a variety of topics, including The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentive program, what you need ...

A solid cybersecurity plan is just good business

Investing in cybersecurity isn’t something a small or medium-sized business does when they can afford it. It’s an essential step the moment you’ve got devices connected to the internet. Security risks start from day one and only increase as you build your business, accumulate more sensitive information and grow your online customer base. Even ...

Increasing SME cybersecurity vulnerability and ways to fight back

Cyberattacks and cybersecurity vulnerabilities were a growing threat before the pandemic and invasion of Ukraine. Now, the experts are sounding the alarms at maximum volume. Since the pandemic began, nearly one-third of survey respondents have experienced a rise in cyber attacks, insider threats and data breaches because of the increased amount of social and ...

Why your business is likely eligible for a SR&ED tax credit

As a small business ready to expand, you may have heard of the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program. Maybe you’ve even skimmed the qualifications and asked your friends a few questions. If you think there’s no way your fledgling company would qualify for the R&D tax credit, we have good news. With ...

Preparing for the 2022 tax season

The Canadian government has moved quickly to offer economic relief and adjust tax regulations to benefit businesses and workers hit by economic challenges. To help you get up to speed, here is a quick summary of the most important tax changes affecting mid-sized Canadian companies in 2022, complete with links for further details. Updated ...

4 reasons why your family business needs a succession plan advisor

58% of business owners do not have a succession plan[1]. Can you guess what the single biggest reason is for setting aside that task? 78% of respondents say that they’ve neglected developing a formal succession plan because they enjoy their work too much to think about retiring! It’s a heartening statistic, and a testament ...