Business and industry

Business and industry

Business taxes, financing, permits and regulations, intellectual property, business support and how to sell to government.

Services and information

Starting a business

Business planning, naming a business, registering with the government, getting support and financing

Business taxes

Income tax, GST/HST, payroll and T4 information returns, business numbers, customs duties and tariffs

Business financing and support

Grants and contributions, loans, tax credits, wage subsidies and other business support

Federal corporations

Incorporating or making changes to a business corporation, not-for-profit, cooperative or board of trade

Maintaining your business

Managing your business operations, strategic and financial planning, marketing, social responsibility

Permits, licences and regulations

Search permits and licences, find regulations for your industry and business activities

Hiring and managing employees

Payroll, wages and other resources for recruiting, training and managing employees

International trade and investment

Exporting, importing and investing in Canada and foreign markets

Intellectual property and copyright

Trademarks, patents, copyright, industrial designs and protecting your intellectual property

Research and business intelligence

Industry sector data, financial benchmarks, labour trends and business statistics

Doing business with the government

Selling to the federal government, buying from the government, selling to other governments

R&D and innovation

Funding, collaboration, commercialization and licensing resources to help fuel innovation

Protecting your business

Emergency planning, risk management, insurance, legal issues, security and privacy, fraud

Insolvency for business

Options for dealing with debt, making a proposal to creditors, filing for bankruptcy

Workplace standards

Federal and provincial labour laws, workplace standards, federal health and safety standards and labour relations programs


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Supports for Business

Solutions to your business challenges rights at your fingertip

Canada Business app

Find government services for business on the go: download the Canada Business app.


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