The tax advantages of declaring yourself self-employed are obvious. But be aware that Ottawa has four specific rules for the definition of “self-employment.”
CPP premiums are high enough.
Smartphone, tablet, camera. Three almost-essential tools for today’s renovation contractor.
At the end of January, 8% of your year will be over already. If you want to make more money this year, you need to get your 2013 business plan whipped into shape now. Here are a few tips.
There’s another RenoSummit underway right now in Calgary.
If you’re a renovation contractor and you don’t know the difference between Markup and Margin, you stand an excellent chance of going out of business. Or working for next to nothing. Remember, a…
If you don’t understand the difference between these two types of profit, you are not heading in the right direction
From my perspective, price alone isn’t the main reason most jobs are lost. If a job is lost on price, it’s because the contractor did not create any value in anything other than price.
The chances are, you are: the general contractor. Which is why liability insurance, and using licensed plumbers and electricians, is key to avoiding expensive mishaps.
by Karen Hamilton 15 years ago, my husband and I bought a vacation home in Haliburton, ON. Built in the 1960s, our cottage stayed in its original form until last fall, when we…