Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credits

Howard Lerner is an Chartered Professional Accountant with Richter LLP who has offices adjacent to Wires Law. Howard  services a diverse range of clients, with particular expertise in high-tech businesses, construction companies, and some of Ontario’s top professional...

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Selling a Business in Ontario

Selling a Business in Ontario There are two ways to sell a business in Ontario: (1) Selling the underlying assets of the business; or (2) Selling the shares of the corporation that owns the assets and operates the business. Usually, it is preferable for the seller to...

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Should I have a Holding Company?

DISCLAIMER: The information in this article is not (and is not intended to be) legal advice. This is legal information only. Reviewing information about the law may help you understand whether you need legal assistance. Whether and how this information applies to your...

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Deducting Legal Fees for Tax Purposes

Deducting Legal, Accounting and Other Professional Fees Many startups do not realize that their legal and accounting fees can be deducted as a business expense for tax purpose. Here is the CRA's full archived guide to deducing legal and accounting fees. The CRA's...

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Crowdfunding: Are We Really that Mad?

This article was originally published in an abbreviated form on the Financial Post website. By John Wires and Craig Asano Utter the word “crowdfunding” to anyone trying to raise capital for a worthwhile start-up and you’ll see a sour face turn hopeful. While it’s hard...

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Time for an Accountant? Head to the Cloud

DISCLAIMER: The information in this article is not (and is not intended to be) legal advice. This is legal information only. Reviewing information about the law may help you understand whether you need legal assistance. Whether and how this information applies to your...

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Should I Trade-mark It?

DISCLAIMER: The information in this article is not (and is not intended to be) legal advice. This is legal information only. Reviewing information about the law may help you understand whether you need legal assistance. Whether and how this information applies to your...

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