Trade within Canada should be easier for small business

CFIB is urging provincial leaders to strengthen inter-provincial trade, support TFWP, and reject pension taxes at Council of the Federation (COTF) meeting in Charlottetown later this week.

Business Barometer®: small biz confidence up in August

Canada’s small and mid-sized business owners are feeling more upbeat in August. CFIB’s Business Barometer® Index has gained more than two points over top of July’s sluggish performance, closing off the month at 65.5—its third-best reading so far this year after April and May.

Anti-spam law confusing for small business

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL), comes into force July 1st 2014, but a CFIB survey found that only 15% of small business owners are fully aware of CASL’s requirements, and 62% have taken no steps to comply.

Auto expense deduction

As a result of CFIB's work and the participation of its members, in Budget 2008 the government committed to accepting a logbook maintained for "a sample period of time" instead of the full year. In fact, the budget documents state that: "The CFIB has indicated that its members have identified the requirement to keep a logbook as the most burdensome aspect of the motor vehicle tax provisions."

Our focus on agri-business

We represent 7,200 agri-businesses like you on the business related issues of farming. Find out more about what we’re doing to help your bottom line here.

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