Michelle Mire

As Wagepoint's Content Manager, Michelle enjoys simplifying complex payroll topics and creating engaging small business and partner content. When not at the keyboard, she enjoys chocolate, running and quality television (not always in that order).

  • The 2021 Canadian Small Business Resilience Report [PDF Download]

    The 2021 Canadian Small Business Resilience Report [PDF Download]

    Get insights and statistics on how Canadian small businesses have faired one year into the COVID-19 pandemic — including trends on headcount and adopting new technology. Download a copy.

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  • Wagepoint Joins the Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce

    Wagepoint Joins the Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce

    Wagepoint has partnered with the Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce and is excited to help build communities and opportunities for female entrepreneurs.

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  • Lessons in Payroll With Oxford Learning® [Case Study]

    Lessons in Payroll With Oxford Learning® [Case Study]

    Oxford Learning® is one of top franchise businesses in Canada and Wagepoint is one of their top choices for small business payroll software to help Centre Directors pay their staff quickly and easily.

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  • Wagepoint Joins the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

    Wagepoint Joins the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

    Small business payroll software provider, Wagepoint has joined the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. We're excited to work together to enable and empower Canadian Businesses.

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  • How Payroll Can Be The Gateway For Your High-Value Compliance Firm

    How Payroll Can Be The Gateway For Your High-Value Compliance Firm

    Compliance or advisory? The dance between the two has been an ongoing discussion throughout the accounting and bookkeeping community. Here's where payroll can fit in.

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  • The Role Of Payroll In 2020 And Beyond [Session Recap]

    The Role Of Payroll In 2020 And Beyond [Session Recap]

    Wagepoint hosted a breakout session on the role payroll played in qualifying and applying to wage subsidies and reporting and compliance during the CPB Canada Ignite 2020 event. Here's the recap.

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  • A Canadian Small Business Employer’s Guide to T4s and T4As [Checklist Included]

    A Canadian Small Business Employer’s Guide to T4s and T4As [Checklist Included]

    A simple, yet essential guide to T4s, T4As and RL-1s. Written especially for Canadian Small Businesses, it also includes a helpful explanation and checklist for payroll year-end.

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  • Canadian Small Businesses Are Rehiring [COVID-19 Shutdown And Recovery Survey Results]

    Canadian Small Businesses Are Rehiring [COVID-19 Shutdown And Recovery Survey Results]

    In June 2020, Wagepoint conducted a survey of 300 English-speaking small business owners, CEOs and General Managers to find out how COVID-19 had affected their workforce. See the findings.

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  • The Accounting and Bookkeeping Facebook Groups You Should Know

    The Accounting and Bookkeeping Facebook Groups You Should Know

    Facebook groups are communities where accountants, bookkeepers and small business owners can go to learn about accounting software and applications, trade tips and build connections.

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  • Why the New Year is the Best Time to Switch or Start Using Payroll Software

    Why the New Year is the Best Time to Switch or Start Using Payroll Software

    As one year comes to an end and another's about to begin, it's also the best time to change or start using payroll software. See why timing is everything when it comes to small business payroll.

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  • An Expert Convention Packing List — How to Travel Like a Pro

    An Expert Convention Packing List — How to Travel Like a Pro

    That trade show you've been planning for months — now it's next week. It's "go time" and that means packing like a boss and making your conference game plan. See how it's done.

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  • Payroll Tax vs. Income Tax — How They Work for Canadian Payroll

    Payroll Tax vs. Income Tax — How They Work for Canadian Payroll

    What's the difference between payroll tax and income tax? Is it like the difference between brown and beige? Wagepoint has the simple answer to understanding payroll and income taxes.

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  • Why Do Payroll Companies Charge Extra Fees?

    Why Do Payroll Companies Charge Extra Fees?

    Offering simple, straightforward and all-inclusive pricing, Wagepoint explains the instances that can lead to additional fees and how to avoid them.

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  • Comparing Payroll Software — What You Need To Know

    Comparing Payroll Software — What You Need To Know

    Looking for the right small business payroll software can feel overwhelming. This overview and checklist will help you in comparing payroll software.

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  • Changing Payroll Companies — Webinar Recap

    Changing Payroll Companies — Webinar Recap

    Check out a recap of a webinar on what every Canadian small business should know about changing payroll providers. Hosted by Jennie Moore of Moore Details Inc.

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  • How to Read a Pay Cheque — The Easy Way [Infographic]

    How to Read a Pay Cheque — The Easy Way [Infographic]

    Everyone gets excited when they get their pay cheque. But there's a lot that goes into calculating the amount that goes into your bank account. This infographic explains.

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  • How to Read a Paycheck — The Easy Way  [Infographic]

    How to Read a Paycheck — The Easy Way [Infographic]

    Paycheck vs pay stub, total pay vs net pay, contributions vs deductions and who is FICA anyhow? This simple infographic answers your questions and explains how to read a paycheck.

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  • 5 Money Questions Every Startup Needs to Answer

    5 Money Questions Every Startup Needs to Answer

    While there's an acceptable level of flying by the seat of your pants in the startup world, at a certain point you have to get a firm grip on your financials.

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  • Accountants Versus Bookkeepers — What Every Small Business Should Know

    Accountants Versus Bookkeepers — What Every Small Business Should Know

    While it's common to mention accountants and bookkeepers in the same breath, it's important to know that each is its own professional designation with specific roles and responsibilities.

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  • The Taxes You Pay as a Sole Proprietor [Mini Guide]

    The Taxes You Pay as a Sole Proprietor [Mini Guide]

    If you're a sole proprietor, you have to pay income and businses taxes, payroll or self-employment taxes and perhaps, if applicable, excise taxes. Find out how this all works.

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