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.

Does your business send emails? New rules in effect July 1st!

On July 1st 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) enters into force. This new legislation will affect any business that promotes their products/services electronically via email, social media or instant messaging. Find out more here.

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.

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.

Temporary Foreign Worker Program - Small business advice

The TFWP is designed to help businesses with staffing when willing and able Canadian workers cannot be found. CFIB can help clear up your program related questions.
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