Business Support

 

EXCLUSIVE MEMBER SUPPORT: 1-888-234-2232

Members can get advice, counseling and support in dealing with governments and small business issues from CFIB's Business Counsellors, at no charge.
 

Is your small business hurt by forest fires? Why not ask CRA for relief?

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) understands that natural disasters like forest fires force business owners and self-employed persons to focus their efforts on protecting their company, home and family rather than completing tax-related obligations. If forest fires are causing you to miss a filing or payment deadline, we can help you learn about seeking relief from penalties and interest.
 

Service Canada Job Bank adds new tools to connect employers with job seekers!

The Service Canada Job Bank offers employers the ability to post their job ads for free allowing them to reach thousands of potential job seekers. As of April 30th, the Job Bank has added new features to help better connect employers with employees.
 

Microsoft discontinuing Windows Server 2003

On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will no longer provide service or upgrades to its popular Windows Server 2003. A large number of small businesses in Canada presently use this system. However, beginning July 14th of this year, it will no longer be a supported system by its maker and plans must be made to switch or upgrade to a new system.

CRA’s Liaison Officers help you understand tax rules

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is expanding its Liaison Officer Initiative (LOI). Since March 2014, CRA Liaison Officers have been available to visit small businesses from select sectors in Ontario and Quebec to provide information, help and general awareness of tax obligations. The LOI will soon expand to BC, the Prairies and Atlantic Canada. Learn how your business can benefit from the support available through LOI.
Employment Insurance
 

Are you paying Employment Insurance for family members?

Many family-run businesses pay into EI. Yet, many of them have little chance of collecting should the need ever arise.
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