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Energized Charity Apps

Software applications (“apps”) are like people:  the more connected, the more powerful!  The hosting of apps on internet servers (“cloud computing”) has opened up a rich world of connected applications that allow your transactions to flow without manual intervention. Invoices

Posted in Accounting Software, Charity

Clarise – Executive Director

Job Description Executive Director:  Someone who does whatever is necessary to deliver the organization’s programs, but doesn’t do it all themself.  When I saw an Executive Director cutting up raw vegetables an hour before the organization’s Annual General Meeting, I

Posted in Accounting, Clarise

Clarise vs. Admin Expenses

The Dreaded Administration Question Q:  How much does your organization spend on administration? A:  Actually we spend no money on administration at all.  We run our operations from a park bench and send all of our email using the free Wi-Fi

Posted in Accounting, Clarise

Non-Profits and Tax

Non-Profits and Tax

Posted in Accounting, Charity, Not For Profit, Tax

Five Reasons Charity Collaborations Are Good…

Five Reasons Charity Collaborations Are Good for Entrepreneurs and Small Business #nonprofit Five Reasons Charity Collaborations Are Good… LinkedInFive Reasons Charity Collaborations Are Good for Business accountantvip

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Social Innovation – An Accountant’s Perspective

Social Innovation is about changing systems at their root, about looking at how things are done and making them better, not just for customers, but for everyone. Yet even the most socially conscious system needs financial accountability. My goal is

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HST & Donations – 2016 Budget Changes

GST/HST on Donations to Charities The GST/HST does not apply to a donation if the donor does not receive anything in return. However, if the donor receives property or services in exchange for the donation, even if the value of

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How and When to Offer Praise to Your Team to…

How to Praise Your Team to Make the Most Impact – if it’s from the heart, you can’t say thank you too often How and When to Offer Praise to Your Team to… If you’re stingy with praise – or

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2015 Review of QuickBooks Online | CPA Practice…

2015 Review of @QuickBooks Online by CPA Practice Advisor #Accounting 2015 Review of QuickBooks Online | CPA Practice… QuickBooks Online is a good fit for those looking for a solid financial product that is one step above basic micro-business accounting

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Building Client Loyalty in the “Age of Disruption”

Building Client Loyalty in the “Age of Disruption” Even #accounting gets disrupted! Building Client Loyalty in the “Age of Disruption” For years now, we’ve been talking about how our profession is poised on the brink of massive changes, driven primarily

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