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June 20, 2016
Despite our best efforts to combat white-collar crime, dishonest people continue to find novel ways — often exploiting technology — to steal from businesses and not-for-profit organizations. And honest people continue to report suspected fraudulent activity, also using technology. In a new development, fraud reporting was more common through the Internet than by telephone at companies that […] ... Read More
June 20, 2016
The 360-degree feedback mechanism for evaluating employees has been in use for decades — long enough for a battery of academic studies to highlight its benefits and drawbacks. First, consider the limitations of the traditional supervisor-only evaluation, particularly for employees who work in teams or who have subordinates of their own. In this environment, direct supervisors: […] ... Read More
June 20, 2016
Family trusts are not just for the rich and famous. If your family runs a small business, owns rental properties or holds investments, it, too, may benefit from these trusts. Other Family Trust Benefits Setting up a trust while you are alive offers several advantages, including: 1. By making yourself a trustee, you can keep control […] ... Read More
June 20, 2016
Compensating For the Five Senses Most consumers want retailers to compete for their business. They’re looking for information, options and complimentary products – along with assurances that their business is wanted. This is true with online and traditional shopping. Just because your Web site uses new technology, don’t think that consumer psychology has changed too. Customers […] ... Read More
June 20, 2016
Well-Crafted Questions, Yield Productive Answers To keep your customers or win new ones, you need to ask questions and listen. One of the most effective tools for listening is a customer survey. The problem is, many surveys are too long, cumbersome and designed with the company in mind — rather than the consumer. Here are three […] ... Read More
June 6, 2016
The Canadian tax system taxes individual, rather than family, incomes. That means that if you’re married, or living in common law, you might want to consider a transfer of income to a lower-earning spouse or children. Known as income splitting, this tactic can significantly trim your tax burden because the income transferred is taxed at the […] ... Read More
June 6, 2016
Canadian business travelers who spend a lot of time south of the border should be aware of Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) efforts to crack down on tax evaders. Critical Residency Issues U.S. tax residency is based not just on U.S. Citizenship and green card status but also physical presence in the U.S. Physical presence generally includes […] ... Read More
June 6, 2016
Testamentary trusts, unlike inter vivos trusts, are formed by wills and executed when an individual dies. A trust is a legal structure that allows you to separate the control and management of an asset from its ownership. Trusts involve relationships between three different parties: The settler, who sets up the trust, contributes the first assets and […] ... Read More
June 6, 2016
The invitations are sent, the reception hall is booked, the flowers are ordered — and your nerves are probably frayed. Planning a wedding leaves little time for anything else, but consider this: A prenuptial agreement (also called a domestic contract or a marriage contract) may be as critical a negotiation as the price of food […] ... Read More
June 6, 2016
A large number of Canadians are prematurely dipping into their Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs). A recent poll conducted by Pollara for Bank of Montreal (BMO) showed that 34% of Canadians have withdrawn money from their RRSPs before retirement. According to the survey, the average withdrawal totaled nearly $16,000. A third of the borrowers have paid back […] ... Read More

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