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    March Tax Madness: Survive and advance

    February 23, 2015 12:07PM by Scott Taylor

    It’s now March and since you’re an organized owner/operator the only tax-related tasks remaining are to double-check your books and safely tuck away your slips and receipts. Good job! And that’ll do it for this month’s column. Wait. What? Why

  • Muir’s mandates incorporation

    August 15, 2014 11:27AM by Carolyn Gruske

    Good-bye sole proprietors. Hello incorporated businesses. As of September 1st, the Muir’s Cartage division of Calyx Transportation Group Inc. will refuse to assign a load to owner/operators running their businesses as sole proprietors. The company called a short-notice, attendance-mandatory meeting

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    What’s in a name? Everything

    June 16, 2014 12:11PM by Scott Taylor

    Maybe we’re just getting lazy about dotting our i’s and crossing our t’s, but simple mistakes with names on tax forms, finance contracts, insurance documents, and other official paperwork can make life extremely complicated. Whether you’re a sole proprietor or

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    You filed your taxes. Now what?

    May 26, 2014 8:58PM by Scott Taylor

    So you filed your income tax return. If you’re like most Canadians, you spent last month hoping against hope that the next letter you get from Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) isn’t a note that says you underpaid. For an owner/operator