Resources to Manage and Grow Your Business
Helpful Business Links
- Chartered Professional Accountants Canada »
The national site for information regarding the CPA profession; including the association’s strict standards and guidelines.
- Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario »
Specific information regarding the CPA profession in Ontario.
- Intuit QuickBooks Support »
- Some of the helpful videos that can be found on YouTube with regards to common QuickBooks activities:
- How to reconcile your bank statements »
- Sage (formerly Simply Accounting) Support »
Knowledgebase for Simply Accounting
- Canada Revenue Agency »
Income Taxes and G.S.T.
- CRA – My Payment »
- CRA – Payroll Deductions Online Calculator »
Use the Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC) to calculate federal, provincial (except for Quebec), and territorial payroll deductions. It will confirm the deductions you include on your official statement of earnings.
- CRA – Retention of Books and Records »
- Chamber of Commerce (Kingston) »
The business information site for Kingston and area.
- MoneySense »
Visit the magazine online! Locate old articles, search for new ones, use the online currency converter, as well retirement and net worth calculators are available.
Business Advisory Resources
The E-Myth Revisited
The Entrepreneurial Myth: 1: The myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs. 2: The fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical work.
Michael Gerber discusses what the E-Myth is and the four mindsets of an entrepreneur.
Hiring the Cultural Fit
(Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn)
When culture fit is considered in hiring, everyone benefits. Candidates who are selected on the basis of culture fit—in addition to job fit—contribute faster, perform better and stay longer with the organization.
Start with Why
(Simon Sinek, TED Talk)
Simon Sinek explores how leaders can inspire cooperation, trust and change. He’s the author of the classic “Start With Why”. He has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership – starting with a golden circle and the question ‘Why?’.
I feel very lucky to have found [Davies & Associates]. Accountants that help your business grow – how novel! They are worth every penny, and great mentors.
They’re always there, I reach out to them when I need to, they’re fantastic to deal with, very knowledgeable.
They are our financial psychologists.Cathie McLeod
I like having them in my back pocket – if we run our idea through the Davies filter we know we’re good and if the idea doesn’t make it, it saves us from mistakes. Having them on your team is critical for security. We always grow with them.
They are our financial psychologists.Corina Oosterhof