Services

More than just Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping

Cloud-based & synced in real time
  • Set up, installation & optimization of QuickBooks Online®
  • Accounts receivable and payable
  • Bill payment processing
  • Bank & credit card reconciliation
  • GST processing, government remittance and payment
  • Monthly/yearly financial statement preparation

Payroll

Compliant, Accurate, and on-time
  • Complete payroll services using QuickBooks Online®
  • Government remittance and payment
  • Direct deposit
  • Record of employment
  • In-depth knowledge of Alberta labour standards
  • Employee on-boarding & termination assistance

Tax Return Preparation

Maximize your credits and deductions

Canadian residents who work and live in Canada must pay taxes. Let us help you prepare your return and maximize your credits and benefit payments. Whether it’s an easy to do return or something more complex, we are here to help.

Audit Assistance

Minimize your risk
As we prepare the financial reports in QuickBooks Online®, we ensure CRA compliance by using tax regulations as our guide. Should the need for an audit present itself, we will assist by meeting with the CRA to ensure you have the support you need to minimize the risk of rejection.

Commissioner of Oaths

Oaths, affirmations & solemn declarations

Commissioner for Oaths are authorized to administer oaths, affirmations, and solemn declarations for documents staying within Alberta. Here are examples of the documents we can commission:

  • Affidavits, statutory declarations and other sworn statements
  • Land title transfers
  • Forms to replace lost or damaged passports
  • Canadian pension documents, applications, and waivers
  • Licensing documents for professionals such as accountants and real estate agents

Consulting

Business Owners helping business owners
  • New business startups
  • Advice on sole proprietor and limited company structures
  • CRA business number application
  • Introduction to a legal representative 
  • Business licenses requirements for home office or commercial rented property
  • Home office expenses and allowable claims
  • Assistance with hiring and labour regulations
  • Administrative support 
  • Office organization – set up systems and streamline work flows
  • Transition to paperless
  • Off-site/Part-time CFO

Accountant or Bookkeeper?

Cheque Mate collaborates with select accountants that use QuickBooks Online® to provide business owners a high level of tax optimization. Bookkeepers and accountants have a different skill set and in general, a bookkeeper’s role is to record transactions, provide consultation and keep your financials organized, while accountants analyse the data, and advise on tax matters.