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Black Tulip's family

We like to celebrate life's special moments, cheer on our clients, spread a little good news and inspire with a bit of imagination, because we believe these are what brings life true value.

Construction and Renovation Administration

If you have ever dealt with new home construction or a substantial renovation, you would have received on a regular basis from your construction company a detailed work-in-progress report, usually accompanied by a request for more money. Did you verify the report, check the calculations and ensure the change orders are properly reflected? Did you compare it with the last report and ensure you are not double billed?

We will review and analyze all the details, compare it with the previous reports and the original budget, request backup documentation and work with the builder on your behalf, so you only need to worry about who you will invite to the party to celebrate your new or renovated home.

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Outsourcing Human Resources

After bookkeeping, our next most popular service is payroll administration and HR support.

We help set up and maintain our clients’ staff payroll, make all the arrangements for direct deposits, ensure that the government gets its share and monitor the vacation accrual so it doesn’t get out of control.

Do you want to pay your home care staff and nanny “above the table”, but you don’t want to deal with all the government paperwork? We’ll take care of it. Employment agreements, hiring, firing? We have done it all, and can help you resolve any situation – the good, the bad, and the ugly! Continue reading

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Manage Your Residential Staff


So you have decided to hire a nanny, housekeeper or a caregiver for your elderly parents. That is only the beginning……

 You need to find, interview and check references. You need to set up the payroll, deal with payroll taxes, workers comp and track the vacation days. A Letter of Agreement or a contract outlining the conditions and your expectations would be very helpful in case things don’t turn out exactly as anticipated. Even the day to day management and scheduling takes time away from other priorities. And unfortunately sometimes a personal staff member needs to be fired.

 We can help you with all of that, so you can concentrate on what is most important to you.

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New Year’s Resolutions which you can delegate!

1.  Catch up on your bookkeeping!
          •Assets, liabilities, net income??? No idea what these words mean?
               •Call Black Tulip, they’ll help you figure it out!

2.  Clean up your desk!
          •Is your work area buried under piles of bills, invoices, and everything in between??
               •Let the organized administrators at Black Tulip help sort you out!

3.  Exercise more!
          •Run to Black Tulip’s office on Merton Street in mid-town Toronto!

4.  Finally “get a handle” on your staff’s payroll!
          •Too daunting?
               •Call Black Tulip, they will get you set up and ensure you are compliant!

5.  Go on a nice trip and take in some performances!
          •Want to take the work out of planning a vacation?
               •Visit Curtain Rising’s website and simply pick one of their fully organized and fascinating trips! www.curtainrising.ca

6.  Get a head-start with organizing your receipts for tax time!
          •Swimming in receipts?
               •Call Black Tulip, they love sorting receipts!

7.  Drink more quality wine!
          •Black Tulip’s Personal Assistants will research, buy and deliver the best wines!


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Cash Flow Management

Where did all my money go? Will I have enough cash to cover the payroll? When did my largest client tell me he would pay the bill? Those are some of the questions that keep many small business owners awake at night.

John, our controller, loves creating spreadsheets! We can help small business owners sleep better by setting up and maintaining a cash flow statement. That is just one of the many services we provide to our clients.

Want to know more? Call us!

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Account Monitoring and Management

Some of our clients have asked us to monitor their bank and credit card accounts on a regular basis, just to make sure that nothing unusual has happened.

This service has proved invaluable to our clients and saved them a lot of headaches. Once we found a $3K bank error and we also discovered a “cheque washing” incident for $10K! Don’t know what cheque washing is? Google it, you might decide to never write a cheque again!

And then there are the fraudulent credit card charges! What a pain to deal with the bank forms, the replacement cards and informing your automatic withdrawals about the new number! We can take care of these details, so that you can focus on what you do best!

These are of course worst case scenarios. Most times our clients are simply happy to be able to call us for their bank information, or to ensure that a transaction was processed at a moment’s notice. Do you also get headaches trying to keep up with all of your transactions? Contact us!credit card statement with calculator3

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Professional Advisor Referrals

During the eighteen years that we have been in business, we have established prominent contacts and worked with many other fantastic professionals. We have found lawyers, accountants, and other professionals who have successfully demonstrated their value by providing quality products and services to us, and to our clients. These professionals enjoy our fresh approach to business and our outstanding attention to detail. By having these trustworthy connections, we are able to provide you with all the superior resources you require to successfully operate your unique business.Handshake-with-business-people-behind

Are you unsure of where to search for the industry leaders that best match your business? We can refer you to lawyers, accountants, insurance brokers, investment councilors, head hunters, private bankers, IT consultants, the list goes on! Recently we connected a new client with our group health insurance broker, and they’re successfully preparing a plan for their organization!

There are so many options out there. We know it can be overwhelming.  Let us match you with top-tier appropriate contacts, and relieve any anxiety about finding the right professional for you, or the most suitable plans and agreements for your individual needs.

Do you need help managing the arrangements or the paperwork with these professionals? We do that as well! Just ask, and consider it done!

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Black Tulip – Your Business Centre

Black Tulip is mostly known for its efficient, accurate and complete bookkeeping services. However, we do so much more!!!

Did you know that we can be your complete business centre? Whether it’s outsourcing your administration, maintaining and storing your files, or even being your business address, we will take care of all of your business needs. And that applies to individual clients as well as for small businesses.

What else can we do for you?

Receive mail & packages
Overwhelmed by stacks of paper, bills, invoices, and who knows what else?
Let us handle your incoming paperwork or filing!

Office management
Need someone to organize how you do business? We can manage your vendor accounts, agreements, and operational services, so that you can focus on what you do best!

Executive assistance
Is scheduling and clerical work slipping through the cracks? We take care of details, from bank deposits to travel arrangements, whether it’s related to your business, personal life, or a combination!

Payroll administration and HR support
Avoid getting bogged down by time tracking, vacation and sick day administration, and issuing paycheques – ask us how we can help!

Want to know more? Visit www.blacktulip.ca or call us at 416-778-9844


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