Corporate tax

The life of a business owner is filled with challenges, the most obvious being the success and prosperity of his young enterprise. However, in order to achieve success, you have to reach your goals, including attaining expected turnover, which can be quite stressful for the entrepreneur. Moreover, every business owner must meet obligations in order to comply with regulations. At the end of each fiscal year, both large and small companies are required to file their taxes. The complexity of this task and the penalties that can be generated in the event of error or failure to file can be a major source of worry for an entrepreneur, especially if they wait until the last minute.

Find out why it's best to prepare end-of-year business taxes in advance and how to reduce stress and focus on the success of your business.

What are the advantages of doing business taxes in advance?

Completing your end-of-year business taxes is a tedious task that causes significant concern for entrepreneurs. In order to limit these concerns, as well as for many other reasons, it is strongly recommended to do your business taxes in advance.

One of the key advantages to preparing your business taxes in advance is that it allows you, in certain situations, to plan tax strategies to maximize your tax benefits. It also allows you to better plan the company's senior shareholder compensation and better coordinate your individual financial planning strategies.

Moreover, preparing your business taxes in advance allows you to estimate the amount you will be asked for at the end of the year. This way, over the course of the year, you can maintain the liquidity necessary to pay off your fees stress-free.

Last but not least, another advantage is that it will allow you to avoid failure-to-file penalties. Indeed, regulations impose deadlines for filing income tax returns. Failure to comply with these regulations could lead to a penalty that will harm your business. Preparing your business taxes in advance will help you avoid this stress.

How to prepare business taxes in advance

The best way to limit your concerns and focus on your business is to be well-organized. If you list all your business obligations, you can anticipate yearly objectives and key moments and avoid any hurdles when they come around.

Moreover, if you want to avoid any stress that filing business taxes can generate, it is strongly recommended to find a tax accountant before the end of your fiscal year. Entrusting this work to a licenced professional comes with many benefits.

With a perfect mastery of tax returns, a tax accountant is the best person to easily carry out your business taxes on time, limiting any concerns about penalties due to error or delays. In addition, he can advise you on your company’s financial forecasts to help you make the right decisions. Entrusting your taxes to a professional will save you time that you can devote to the development of your business and better prepare for a possible tax audit.

Entrust your end-of-year business taxes to an expert

Preparing end-of-year business taxes is therefore an important and unavoidable task for every business owner. In order to limit last-minute mistakes and anxieties, it is best to prepare in advance and entrust this work to a chartered tax accountant.

At T2Inc, our business accounting experts can take care of your tax preparation. After providing us with certain accounting documents, we can quickly give you an estimate of the amount you will pay at the end of the year and recommend an action plan. Get peace of mind by contacting us now!

Frédéric Roy-Gobeil


As President of T2inc.ca and an entrepreneur at heart, I have founded many start-ups such as delve Labs and T2inc.ca. A former tax specialist at Ernst & Young, I am also a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés CPA and have a master's degree in taxation from the Université de Sherbrooke. With a passion for the world of entrepreneurship and the growth mindset, I have authored numerous articles and videos on the industry and the business world, as well as on accounting, taxation, financial statements and financial independence.

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