When one cannot do the things one enjoys while on vacation, one has to then do the things which one does not like to do, but must be done. Case in point is the above photo depicting a sampling of year end paperwork for the self-employed. Every calendar quarter one is required to submit the tax one collects for the government throughout that quarter. The GST has to be recorded as accounts receivable are collected, and the forms filled out which reconcile GST input credits vs. GST collected. Then a nice fat cheque is written to the Receiver General, once again proving that when looking at one's bank balance, one is not as rich as one thinks one is.