Education and Courses

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Our Courses

You’re in Business. Now What? (Business Essentials)

This is a 3-week (3 Thursdays from 6:00pm – 9:00pm) business course to answer all of your questions. If you are in business and you want to improve your understanding or you need information fast, this is the course for you. Course runs from 6pm-9pm on October 13, 20, and 27. 

Topics that will be covered include: 

  1. What are the steps I need to take now?
  2. Why incorporate?
  3. What can I write off?
  4. What does ‘bookkeeping’ entail?
  5. How to hire an accountant
  6. Organizing yourself
  7. What are my Canada Revenue Agency obligations?
  8. Explaining how CRA works
  9. How can I reduce taxes through bookkeeping
  10. Basic bookkeeping
  11. How to pay employees
  12. Employee vs subcontractor, what’s the difference
  13. How to pay yourself, the business owner
  14. Common mistakes business owners make

This course costs $195.00 + GST.

Tax Planning for High-Income Earners

If you make over $125,000 a year, this course is for you.  With CRA rules changing January 1, this class will teach you how to invest your money to save taxes down the road.  Chris Boyle from Oaktree will specifically focused around the insurance products available to increase tax savings. Tuesday, October 25 from 7 – 9 PM.

This course is Free.

Business Plan Workshop

This is a 9 hour (over 3 days) business course to help you create a business plan. Course runs from 7pm-9pm on November 23, November 30 and December 7

Any small business needs a business plan done. But it is perhaps the most difficult piece of starting a business. Join us to learn how to produce your own plan, add the right elements, learn how to do financial and budgeting, and much more. We will be exclusively working with live plan at

This course costs $295.00 + GST. 

Income Planning

This is a 4 hour course to help you understand income planning. Course runs from 6pm-10pm on November 15.

Income planning is the delicate process of planning what income that you will make and pay taxes on as the business owner. There are some awesome tips and tricks that you can use in order to ensure you pay the least tax possible. Please note this workshop is geared to Incorporated business is only.

This course costs $20.00 + GST.

CRA Know How

This is a 4-hour business course to help you understand the Canadian Revenue Agency. Course runs from 5pm-9pm on October 4. 

Are you confused by this Canadian Revenue Agency?  Many people are, so let us debunk the mystery of the Canadian Revenue Agency. We will set up an account for you online and go through each of the elements so you know how much you owe CRA and what the rules are.

This course costs $29.00 + GST. 

Business for Newbies

This is a 3 week business course to help you understand going into business. Course runs 3 hours each day from 3:00 – 6:00 on Sep 7, Sep 14 and Sep 21. 

Do you want to go into business and the process and the terminology confuses you?
This class will give you education on the terminology, Canada Revenue Agency, what you need to do, as well as many other tips for the newbie in business. We will cover topics such as:
  • Common terminology used by your lawyer and accountant
  • Should you incorporate?
  • What are the first steps I should take?
  • What does “bookkeeping” entail?
  • What are my tax / Canada Revenue Agency obligations?
  • How do I hire and pay employees?
  • How should I organize myself
  • How do I pay myself?
  • And much more!

This course costs $195.00 + GST. 

Setting Up Payroll

This is a 4 hour business course to help you understand payroll. Course runs from 5pm-9pm on September 20, 2016

Payroll is very important, but also very confusing. Our payroll experts will work with you to show you how to set up payroll. They will give you the basic rules, show you the QuickBooks set up, and give you some awesome tools for you to make sure your payroll is done properly.

This course costs $29.00 + GST. 

Financial Investing Basics

This is a 4 hour course to help you understand investing. Course runs from 5pm-9pm on December 8. 

Do you have a few extra dollars that you want to invest? Even if it’s only $25 a month.  What does that mean to your long-term strategy?  What are index funds?  What are mutual funds?  How do you invest from your personal or your business?  We will talk about all the different options to you and give you a good basis on the terms, the terminology and your options for investing.

This course costs $20.00 + GST.

Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statements

This is a 3-hour course to help you understand your profit and loss statement. Course runs from 5pm-9pm on September 12. 

Is your profit and loss statement a mystery?  This 3-hour course will help you understand the importance of a Profit and Loss statement and how to read it.

This course costs $29.00 + GST. 

Using Quickbooks Online

This is a 4 hour beginner course to help you setup and use Quickbooks Online. Course runs from 10:00 – 2:30 (1/2 hour break) on December 12.

Secure your position, as we only take 8 participants.

We will discuss

  • how to set up a QBO account
  • setup the chart of accounts
  • how to enter your receipts
  • import from your bank

This course costs $95.00 + GST. 

MLM Tax Savings (Multi Level Marketing)

This is a 4-hour beginner course to help you understand the tax implications of being a multi-level marketer. Course runs from 5pm-9pm on November 8.

Secure your position, as we only take 14 participants.

Did you know….?

  • You can write off expenses
  • You can write off your vehicle
  • You can write off your home expenses
  • Your spouse could pay more tax because you are earning extra money
  • You can potentially eliminate any tax implications by properly tracking receipts
  • If this is a second job, your taxes could increase substantially

How On-Core can help

  • Educating you which receipts to keep
  • Finding possible write-offs you didn’t think about
  • Find out how to write off your vehicle
  • Find out how to write off part of your home expenses
  • Understand how to use the tax system FOR you
  • Ensuring your spouse has the best opportunity for tax savings

This course costs $45.00 + GST. 

What Can You Write Off?

Come and learn about what a write off is and how you get one! We will teach you the different types of write offs, and how they apply to your business.
Seating is limited…only 14 available. Course is on September 13. 

This Course is Free

Tax Planning for Business Owners

Tax becomes so much more complicated when you are a business owner. Find out some “ins and outs” and what you must do before December comes in order to save money on taxes. Course is on October 17.

This Course is Free.

Developing a Business Plan

A business plan is important! This workshop will give you a template, walk you through what is important to know.

You will learn the different elements of a business plan, find out how to mentally walk through the pieces that you will need.

This 2-hour meeting is free and runs November 16. However, if you wish to attend a more in-depth workshop, we have a three-part full workshop running Nov 23, 30, and Dec 7.

This Course is Free