News & Articles

News & Articles

We’re Hiring! Experienced Bookkeepers

Join The Paper Chase team! We are looking for full-time experienced bookkeepers. Candidates should have extensive knowledge and proficiency with: QuickBooks Online and desktop versions, as well as Sage Simply Accounting Payroll preparation, ROE’s, WCB, T4 and T5018 preparation GST and PST preparation and reporting T1 preparation for individuals and proprietors experience an asset Successful candidate must be able to …

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QuickBooks 2014 New Features


Do you find yourself hunting through paperwork to provide your accountant with capital asset invoices with each year-end? Do you ever wonder how to easily record those unfortunate bounced cheques from a customer? If yes, then you will appreciate some of the new features in QuickBooks 2014. This new release has the ability to not only attach documents to your …

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Did you know that you can now receive your GST/HST, payroll and corporation income refund by direct deposit?

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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is enhancing service to businesses and one of those services is the direct deposit.  Simply go to the CRA website and download Form RC366 to request direct deposit.  Once the Request has been processed it means that you will get your money faster, you can skip the trip to the bank to deposit the refund …

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Top Ten list of things NOT to do – Small Business Bookkeeping Errors

Top 10

Over the years we have seen several mistakes that businesses make when setting up their business records and completing their monthly bookkeeping.  Here is our Top Ten list of things NOT to do: Small Business Bookkeeping Errors Did not have separate business and personal bank accounts Did not use separate business and personal credit cards Did not save taxes charged …

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We are moving …

The Paper Chase will be moving Effective July 3, 2013 to #6-8948-202 Street Langley, BC V1M 4A7 T: 604.882.9148 F: 604.882.2034 Office hours 9:00 to 5:00 Please update your database with the new address. Thank you. We appreciate your business. Bookkeeping – Payroll – Personal Tax

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Personal Tax filing deadline April 30

Tax Time

The April 30 filing deadline for Personal Taxes is looming.   If you are self-employed the filing deadline is extended to June 15th,  however any taxes owing are still due  no later than April 30.   Review our Personal Tax Checklist to help ensure you have everything in order and visit our Langley or Maple Ridge locations soon to ensure you get …

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Why Hire a Bookkeeper?

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Do you find the record keeping part of your business is uninteresting or getting too complicated? Do you lack sufficient time to devote to staying up to date with entering those many receipts? Are you finding that your manual and spreadsheet records only take your business financial reports so far and in the end you are no further ahead? By …

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Annual WCB Filing


It’s that time of year again where your annual WCB remittance is due. You will find your filing requirement date on the top right hand side of the remittance form mailed to you. Whether you’re an annual filer or a quarterly filer you are required to submit your annual reconciliation. Not sure what your filing requirements are? Want to go …

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T4 Slips – Filing deadline February 28, 2013

T4 Summary

Employers need to remember that a T4 slip must to be issued to all employees who received remuneration during 2012, provided that: CPP contributions, EI premiums or income tax was deducted from the remuneration if the remuneration was more than $500. The deadline to issue T4 slips to your employees, as well as filing the employer copies with CRA, is …

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New Year means new rates

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The beginning of the New Year means new rates for various government agencies. To assist with finding the updated 2013 Payroll Rates please visit the Tax Facts link on the Resources page of our website. Other things to take note of are: Employers that prepare their own payroll need to ensure they update their accounting software with the new Federal …

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