Business Support



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

Affected by flooding? Manitoba Finance can help with tax deadlines.

Businesses directly impacted by flooding, that are unable to file their retail sales tax returns or any other tax returns for taxes administered by the Manitoba Taxation Division, by the required due date, can request a waiver of the interest and penalty resulting from the late return.

Your Manitoba manufacturing or processing company may be eligible for reduced PST on hydro

Manitoba businesses primarily engaged in manufacturing, mining or processing may be eligible for a reduced PST rate on the electricity costs for their operations. An application is required, which once approved by Manitoba Finance, allows participating companies to pay 1.6% PST on a large portion of their hydro fees. We can help you learn about this opportunity.

Is your company eligible for the Manitoba Manufacturing Investment Tax Credit?

Manitoba corporations engaged in manufacturing may be eligible for a 10% tax credit for investments in qualified property (buildings, machinery and equipment) used directly in the manufacturing process. We can help you learn about this opportunity.

Save on energy costs for your Manitoba business

Consider our tips for using less hydro in your farm or business. Learn about Manitoba Hydro's Power Smart programs and rebates.

Entrepreneurship Manitoba supports business succession planning

Looking for business succession planning tools? Entrepreneurship Manitoba offers information, support and incentives to help with succession planning for your small business. Business owners, individuals and employee groups seeking to transition, sell or purchase a business can access these services, as well as information about the new Employee Share Purchase Tax Credit. Learn how the province can assist with your business succession plans.
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