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What’s New in FreshBooks – 2023

FreshBooks releases new features and updates every month – designed to make accounting even easier for your business. And this post is the best place to check in on all the latest changes. January 2023 Change Time Zones for Both Your Business and User Accounts Work with team members in different parts of the world? […] The post What’s New in FreshBooks...

What’s on Your “Not-to-Do” List? 7 Anti-New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners

Many of us are quick to set New Year’s resolutions. There’s this palpable sense of excitement and motivation for improving our lives. But despite the best intentions, it’s usually not long before we abandon our new goals altogether. In fact, according to a YouGov poll, only 6% of people who made a New Year’s resolution […] The post What’s on Your...

FreshBooks Saves This Canadian Filmmaker More Than $2,750 a Year

As a young entrepreneur starting a Canadian film production company, Chris Gaudry learned two important lessons quickly. The first lesson: Getting clients is good, but getting the right kind of clients is better. So when Gaudry—a musician who wanted to fill his creative bucket with art and music-focused projects—found himself producing an endless chain...

Why FreshBooks and Mazuma Are This Esports Broadcaster’s Tax Hero

Long gone are the days when the phrase “professional video game player” was synonymous with a teenager sitting alone in a dark basement. Today’s esports players are akin to professional athletes. They play in high-stakes competitions, capable of filling arenas with thousands of fans, which are broadcast both online and on major television networks....

Canadian Tax Season Aftermath: How to Set Your Business up for Success Next Year

Small business owners aren’t expected to be tax experts, but they are expected to file an income tax return. Your focus, though, is on your business and doing the work you love. But if you avoid dealing with taxes until tax time, or even the end of the tax year, those months before you file […] The post Canadian Tax Season Aftermath: How to Set Your...

Dealing With a Canadian Tax Refund Delay? Here Are Some Reasons for the Hold-Up

It’s a fact: People despise waiting. In 2019, the stationery supply company BIC asked people how long they were willing to wait before becoming frustrated. Respondents reported losing their patience after just 16 seconds of waiting for a web page to load, 18 seconds of looking for a pen, and 25 seconds of waiting for […] The post Dealing With a Canadian...

Accounting Pros: Here’s Why Mobile Accounting Matters to Your Clients

How far away is your cell phone from you right now? (Maybe you’re reading this on your phone?) If you’re like most people these days, there’s a good chance you use your smartphone for a lot more than just making calls. In fact, with 90% of mobile time spent on mobile apps, there’s a really […] The post Accounting Pros: Here’s Why Mobile Accounting...

8 Lessons Learned: Next UK Tax Year Set Your Business up for Success

Another year, another tax return filed! And while no one likes to think of the next year’s tax filing (especially when it’s a whole year away!), planning ahead is crucial to minimize stress and maximize tax efficiency. If you tend to avoid dealing with taxes until a few weeks (or days!) leading up to your […] The post 8 Lessons Learned: Next UK Tax...

5 Benefits of Switching Your UK Business to Cloud Accounting Ahead of Tax Filing

For lots of people, Word and Excel are familiar tools that we know we can use successfully. So when you first start a business, it makes total sense to use them to organise the financial side of things. We know they’ll do the job properly, and we’re confident in our own ability to use them. […] The post 5 Benefits of Switching Your UK Business to...

5 Signs It’s Time to Switch Your Clients’ Accounting Software

Are you spending hours trying to make your client’s old accounting software work for them? Whether they’re using outdated accounting software from years long gone—or their current software is just too dang complicated for them—it might be time for you to help them upgrade to something that’s a better fit for their business. Using old […] The post...

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