Archives for December 2009

Alas! In E-Commerce Taxland

by J. Stephen Pope In trying to comply with tax laws for your e-business, you may find yourself falling down the rabbit-hole, going through the looking glass, and attending a Mad Tea-Party. Common sense, logic, and fairness never did apply fully to the field of taxation but this is especially true of e-commerce transactions.

Reducing Taxes Through Dividend-Salary Mix Calculations

by J. Stephen Pope Should I take wages or dividends from my privately owned corporation? What is the best way of taking money out of my company? In other words, what will result in the least amount of income taxes? A Canadian accountant will perform a dividend-salary mix calculation to determine the best way of […]