Tax consequences of borrowing to and from your company
When faced with a sudden need for capital, some business owners end up borrowing money between themselves, other investors, and their own company coffers – without analyzing the true costs and benefits.
Canadian Tax Planning Rules for Family-Owned Businesses
As we get closer to the April 30th deadline, personal taxes are on everyone’s mind. Whether or not it’s also year-end for your corporation, you can save significant sums of money by knowing the rules and avoiding the common pitfalls of filing taxes as a family-run company.
Choosing the right export strategy for your business
Before you’re fully ready to enter a new market you need to develop a market entry strategy. One of the biggest considerations in this strategy is how you actually intend to enter the market, which can be somewhat confusing. To help you devise a clear plan, here is an overview of the ways a Canadian business can enter new markets. The traditional means of market entry fall into these four main categories:
The top 5 export planning resources your business needs
There are a number of different programs and resources to consider as you explore the opportunity to expand into international markets. While these resources can provide you with access to different funding and help you be better prepared for your entry into new markets, they are not all necessarily a great fit for all businesses.
The step-by-step guide to creating a successful export marketing plan
There is a lot more that goes into exporting products than the exportation itself. Before any business begins exporting products to new markets it is imperative they develop an export marketing plan, which acts as a road map for acquiring and retaining customers in each market. Here are the seven questions you’ll need to answer before you write your marketing plan, plus the eight sections that every great marketing plan includes. Before creating your marketing plan, you should be able to an
Four things every international trade company needs to know
The legal side of international trade may seem overwhelming, but it does not have to be. Chances are local law and regulations will be different than international ones so it’s important that you understand both if you want to confidently enter new markets and limit your risk of legal action. Here are four key factors of international law you should understand before you expand.