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.

Free seminar on Manitoba’s Employment Standards

The province of Manitoba is hosting a free seminar on October 22 in Winnipeg. Employers can learn more about employment standards, and ask their specific questions about these rules. Learn more about the event and how you can sign up.

Thinking of hiring a co-op student? Your business could benefit!

Many of Manitoba’s post-secondary institutions offer a co-operative education program. Students from a wide variety of disciplines are often available for four month terms throughout the year. Learn about the programs and how your business can benefit from hiring a co-op student.

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.
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