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Canadian Food Inspection Agency– www.inspection.gc.ca
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Canadian Parliament – www.parl.gc.ca
Canadian International Trade Tribunal – http://www.citt.gc.ca/
Canadian Transportation Agency http://www.cta-otc.gc.ca/
Canadian Transportation Research Gateway– http://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/
Competition Bureau of Canada – www.competitionbureau.gc.ca
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Dept. Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development- http://www.international.gc.ca/international/index.aspx?lang=eng
Export Development Canada– http://www.edc.ca
Government of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service (TSC)– http://www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca/eng/find-trade-contacts.jsp
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Environment Canada– www.ec.gc.ca
Department of Justice of Canada– http://laws.justice.gc.ca
Industry Canada– www.ic.gc.ca
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Statistics Canada – www.statcan.gc.ca/
Transport Canada – www.tc.gc.ca
Transportation Safety Board of Canada – http://www.bst.gc.ca/
Federal Government Business Links - Quick Reference
Start a business - Canada Reference Guide
Are you an employer —Determining if you have employees and requesting a determination of an individual’s employment status.
Business number and CRA program accounts — Getting a unique number for your business to simplify your dealings with federal and provincial governments as well as municipal jurisdictions.
CRA program accounts —Adding one of the available program accounts listed below to your business number (BN). For specific information on any of these accounts, click on the appropriate links below:
Business income and expenses — Reporting business income, business expenses, and completing a statement of business or professional activities.
Keeping records—Knowing what you need to keep, and for how long.
My Business Account—Dealing with the CRA from a secure online portal on various business accounts, including GST/HST, payroll, corporation income tax, excise tax, and excise duties.
E-services for Businesses—Making it faster and easier with our online services to handle your business tax matters. You, your employee, or representative can file your returns, make payments, determine entitlement to credits, register for direct deposit, and do much more.
Business income tax reporting— Reporting your business earnings and paying income tax on those earnings.
Bring assets into a business—Transferring assets from one business structure to another, buying an existing business and establishing fair market value.
File a GST/HST return—Getting information about filing your GST/HST returns.
Payroll—Getting information and forms associated with amounts you withhold from the remuneration and other income amounts you pay.
Corporate income tax returns
Import and Export—Getting information about importing and exporting goods.
Changing your business status— Getting information on how to change a business status and the possible effects of making such a change.
For additional information
For more detailed information, including topics not covered in this checklist, go to Small business and self-employed.
Financing Services and information
Government financing programs : A personalized list of government financing programs for your business.
Grants, contributions and other financial assistance : Public funds to help springboard your business venture.
Loans and capital investments : Government loans, loan guarantees, venture capital and other types of debt and equity.
Tax credits : Potential tax benefits that could help to reduce your business costs.
Wage subsidies : Hiring skilled workers at reduced cost with wage subsidies or subsidized interns.
Financing from non-government organizations :
A list of not-for-profit and community-based organizations that can help to finance your business.
Private sector financing :
Private sector lenders and investors offering business financing options.
Managing your finances: Resources to help you with your financial planning, accounting, budgets and more.
Funding for superclusters: Financial support for the development of business-led innovation superclusters in Canada.
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