Tax changes: government starting to listen, but concerns remain

After intense pushback from owners like you, the government will cut the small business tax rate to 9%, but some of its proposed tax changes are going ahead. Here’s how the updated changes will affect you.
 

A good plan for bad weather

Learn how to develop a Storm Day Policy to help keep your business running smoothly in the face of nasty weather. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.
 

Business Barometer®

Small business confidence in Canada brightened a bit in November, but there is still much ground to make up after their summer of discontent. CFIB's monthly Business Barometer® Index climbed two points to 59.3 this month, but it is still well below its most recent high point of 66.0 reached six months earlier.
 

NAFTA negotiations are ongoing. Here’s what it means for you.

Talks are tense as we are approach the fourth round of negotiations to decide the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Find out what the talks could mean for small businesses.
 

Great news for small businesses that accept Mastercard!

CFIB members can now access 12.5% savings from Mastercard’s base “electronic” rate, and as much as a 22% savings on some premium cards! These member savings, traditionally reserved for individual merchants that generate $3billion+ in sales, are in addition to the exceptional payment processing rates already provided to CFIB members by Chase Paymentech.
 

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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