12 Nov

Ep. 012 Accounting your way to Success, with George Dube

In this episode, George talks about everything investors need to know about accounting. Check out the bonus audio at the bottom of this page!

Key takeaways:

– Do you need a real estate accountant.
– What is a real estate accountant.
– Plan the exit at the beginning.
– How to choose your investing structure.
– Choosing and changing your investing structure.
– How to pay less taxes.

george dube

A veteran real estate accountant and investor whose practice focuses on providing the knowledge and tools clients need to increase and preserve the value of their businesses, George is a frequent guest speaker at an assortment of meetings, events and workshops through the year. There, he addresses a variety of tax and accounting topics with implications for real estate investors, with a particular focus on tax strategies. He talks about ways investors can improve communication with their accountants and better organize their financial affairs. George also updates listeners about how their businesses are impacted by rule changes in the accounting and tax industries.

George jointly established the predecessor to Dube & Cuttini Chartered Accountants LLP, in 1997 after several years with national accounting firms. He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo’s Master of Accounting Program, where he completed a double specialization in Taxation and Public Accounting. He also completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ two-year In-Depth Taxation Course.

George has written and contributed to articles in various national and regional publications. He has co-authored two books: 81 Financial and Tax Tips for the Canadian Real Estate Investor: Expert Money-Saving Advice on Accounting and Tax Planning (Campbell, Murji and Dube: Wiley 2010) and Legal, Tax & Accounting Strategies for the Canadian Real Estate Investor (Cohen and Dube: Wiley 2010). He also developed the accountant in-a-box™ program.

He has a long-time commitment to family, church, community and professional service. George balances his professional commitments by spending time with his wife, Robin, and their two children.

Meet George at www.GeorgeDube.com.

Oh, and here’s the bonus audio!