The SmallBiz Builder – March 2021

Barrie Chamber of Commerce Video

Barrie Chamber of Commerce Video 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers (TWS) https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/subsidy/temporary-wage-subsidy/tws-who-eligible.html To be an eligible employer for the 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers (TWS), you must meet the following conditions: You have a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) payroll program (RP) account as of March 18, 2020 You paid eligible remuneration to an eligible ... Read more

Office Information for Ontario Lockdown – December 26, 2020

Office Information for Ontario Lockdown beginning December 26, 2020 Padgett Business Services, both Barrie and Orillia, continue to be open as essential services.  We have implemented the following policies to keep employees and clients safe: Offices are Closed to client appointments for the duration of the current lockdown. Please contact the office to book a Zoom ... Read more

The Small Biz Builder – January 2021

COVID Updates – Dec 22, 2020

It has been a while since I circulated information with regards to the various programs and assistance offered by our various governments and agencies about COVID relief. Today, I would like to bring your attention to 3 of these programs, that you may want to put some attention on prior to December 31. Also, please ... Read more

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July 13, 2020 – Padgett Office Update COVID-19

Simcoe Muskoka has created a Mask Policy for our Region.  Details can be found here: http://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/docs/default-source/COVID-/20200707-face-covering-indoor-spaces-faq-public.pdf?sfvrsn=2 WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS! Regular office hours in Orillia are 9-5m Monday to Thursday, and 9-2 Friday.    Regular office hours in Barrie are 9-5 pm Monday to Thursday, closed Friday. PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL before visiting either office, ... Read more

April 28, 2020 Update: 75% Wage Subsidy Information:

As you are no doubt aware, the application process opened for this program on Monday April 27. I have spent considerable time reading and reviewing information about this complicated program, including attending a webinar on the program yesterday afternoon. Some important points to share: the first step is to determine if your business is eligible. ... Read more

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Mar 31 Office Update

Mar 31 Office Update The current COVID-19 crisis has impacted us all. We at Padgett are committed to be of assistance to our clients in every way we can. Please let us know if you need assistance navigating the various Government programs and benefits that are becoming available to help Canadians.  Please check this government ... Read more

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Padgett joins forces with Intuit QuickBooks Canada

PADGETT BUSINESS SERVICES®, a leading source for small business tax, accounting, payroll and business advice, and Intuit Canada, makers of QuickBooks, Canada’s leading financial management software, have joined forces to create greater efficiencies in Padgett’s cloud-accounting services for small business owners. Under this agreement, Padgett has selected QuickBooks’ all-in-one accounting software as their cloud accounting ... Read more

When Should You Expand?

Congratulations on even having to answer this question. If you are in this position, you have done a number of things correctly. First, you have been able to successfully start a business and develop it to the point where a second or expanded location is a question that you must address. You will find that ... Read more