Business Planning

Glossary of Financial Terms

The following are some commonly used financial terms with definitions that maycome up in discussions around business planning, funding, the sale of a businessand/or the transfer of ownership. These terms are commonly used by investors,bankers, consultants, advisors, and mentors.

Business Plan Overview

This overview will provide you with an outline of what is involved in creating a business plan, what information is required and some tips and tricks to assist you. A full Business Plan Guide is available at your request at TBC.

Quick Facts Guide

This guide will provide you with information when starting a business including business structures, insurance, HST, licenses, employees, and more and also includes important contact information.

Incorporation Overview and Facts

This guide covers the basics of incorporating including types of corporations, choosing a corporate name, advantages and disadvantages of incorporating and important contacts.

Hiring your First Employee

This guide covers the initial details everyone should understand before hiring their first employee.

Starter Company Plus Information Package

Information Package for Starter Company Plus, please read before filling out an application for the program.

Starter Company Plus Application

Starter Company Plus Application, please ensure that you have read the Information Package before filling out the application to ensure that you are eligible before applying.

Claiming Business Expenses

Overview of claiming your business income for self-employed individuals.

HST Overview

Quick overview on the process of registering for HST.

Intellectual Property In Canada

A quick glance in chart format of what each form of intellectual property represents in Canada.

Is this Business Viable for You? - Questions to ask yourself

This document provides some starting questions that every entrepreneur should ask themselves before partaking in their business venture.

Master Business Licence Overview and Facts

This document provides you with information on your Master Business Licence, such as: cost, when to renew, what to do if your licence is expired beyond 60 days, how to change information on your licence, and how to get a new copy of your licence if you misplace it.