Business Planning

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.

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.

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.

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.

Software Solutions for Small Business

A 1-pager containing information on a variety of software solutions to potentially consider for your business.