Entries by Gary Yurkovich

IRAP VS SR&ED?

July 17, 2014 If your company conducts research and development, you most likely have or will consider a number of government funding and tax credit programs. How do you assess which program is right for you? How do you determine which program offers the greater expected return for your time and effort? This article will […]

SOLVE YOUR #1 PROBLEM AND HIRE RIGHT

June 26, 2014 To help improve your hiring effectiveness, we’re giving away 200 hardcover copies of the bestselling classic Who: The A Method for Hiring by Geoff Smart and Randy Street. The authors have advised CEOs and executive teams for over 15 years and the book’s research is based on 1,300 hours of interviews with more than 20 […]

VIDEO GAME COMPANY GETS A BOOST

May 20, 2014 A first person account on how Espresso Capital helped JVL Labs finance a big step forward. Back in 2006, a classic David and Goliath battle was being fought in U.S. District Court. The case, involving patent infringement in touchscreen amusement games, pitted Markham, Ontario based JVL Labs against U.S. giant Merit Industries. “It […]

HOW US TAX LOOPHOLES ARE IMPACTING FINANCIAL DECISIONS AROUND THE WORLD

April 30, 2014 America’s outdated corporate tax code is providing its biggest multinationals a huge incentive to stash their profits offshore. Can Canadian companies benefit? According to recent Bloomberg figures, U.S. based companies have accumulated $1.95 trillion in offshore cash and short-term investments. 80 of the top 100 publicly traded U.S. companies operate subsidiaries in tax […]