21 / 2014
How do you eliminate tax-time stress and keep the most money in your own pocket instead of the IRS’s? Call in a pro.
To make tax time as easy as possible, Wave has recruited U.S. tax experts from the Wave Pro Network, who have agreed to offer you a flat-rate tax return for your business. You'll get maximum deductions and a stress-free tax return, with no surprises on your cost.
Schedule your free consultation and book your flat-rate tax return. A Wave Pro will be assigned to you, with the goals of:Continue Reading
3 / 2014
If you look at online reviews lately, the term "accounting software" gets applied to anything capable of adding two numbers together. So expense trackers, invoicing applications and other lightweight software in the cloud get lumped in with real, double entry accounting applications like Wave. It drives me nuts.
Actually, yes, it is. And not just because I like promoting Wave. When small business owners use a "lite" software tool to do their accounting, it can cost them money and hurt their business.
If you're running a business, you need to use a double entry accounting system. (What's double entry and how do you recognize it? See the end of this post.) The good news is that you don't even need to know what double entry is! The double entry work happens behind the scenes, and sets you up for better success, with more money in your pocket, without requiring any special work from you.Continue Reading
12 / 2013
This post is written by Josh Zwig, CA and member of the Wave Pro Network.
Smile! Pursuing your passion in photography and starting a business can be a truly rewarding experience. Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned paparazzi, here are 3 tips to ensure you’re getting the most out of your return:Continue Reading
15 / 2012
Today, it's my pleasure to officially introduce the brand-new, totally awesome, comprehensive and easy to use Wave!
We've built tons of great new tools and features, and made it even easier to find what you want, when you want it. Here's just a taste of what you'll see in the new Wave:
One totally unified system
Trying to manage your finances by having multiple websites open at the same is bound to lead to mistakes, and remembering which password and email you used for each site is a pain.Continue Reading
23 / 2012
This post by guest blogger Dianne Mueller provides advice for small business owners in Canadian jurisdictions.
It's that time of year again when self-employed small business owners (sole proprietors) do their year-end.
A Sole Proprietor is a type of business entity that is owned by one individual, where there is no legal distinction between the owner and the business. In this type of business the owner receives all of the profits and is responsible for all of the debts. The year-end profits of the business are combined with all other income that an individual might have and taxes are paid at the current personal tax rate.
Sole proprietors often feel overwhelmed, confused and nervous about preparing for their yearly tax filing — especially those new entrepreneurs who do not have a business or accounting background.Continue Reading