EI for the Self-Employed

The federal government recently announced changes to Employment Services that affect self-employed individuals.  The benefits are not as extensive as for employees but are worth looking at.
Here’s a summary of the benefits:

Maternity – 15 weeks (available to birth mothers)
Parental – 35 weeks (taken by either parent or shared)
Sickness – 15 weeks
Compassionate Care [...]

GST/HST – The Quick Method

Quick Method of Accounting for GST/HST:
The Quick method of calculating GST/HST is an easier faster method than the traditional method, where the GST/HST registrant calculates the GST liability based on a percentage of sales only without having to consider most input tax credits (ITC’s).  The main benefits of the quick method are that it is [...]