How to Start a Business
Are you wanting to start a business? Here is a link to a useful site providing details on what you need to know about starting a business.
Creating a Business Plan
Are you needing to develop a business plan for a new business or to secure financing? Here is a business plan template to get you started.
Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic the government has released the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) which will provide interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to Canadian small businesses and not-for-profits.
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic eligible employers may be eligible for a subsidy of 75% of employee wages retroactive from March 15, 2020 into 2021.
10% Temporary Wage Subsidy
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic a 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy is available for Employers for three months that will allow eligible employers to reduce the amount of payroll deductions required to be remitted to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). This is a separate program from the CEWS. However, if claimed the CEWS will be reduced by the 10% subsidy that is available.
Having a Baby
Are you having a new baby? If so, here is website that explains what you need to know about maternity leave and the benefits that are available to you.
Are you planning for retirement? Here are some useful tools to help.
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
The Canada Emergency Response Benefit was created to give financial support to employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)
The Canada Recovery Benefit was created to continue to provide financial support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to claim EI and are transitioning off of the original CERB benefit.
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)
The Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit was created to give income support to individuals who are unable to work due to sickness from COVID-19.
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)
The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit was created to give income support to individuals who are unable to work because they are caring for a family member due to COVID-19.