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Canadian Businesses: Stay informed with CRA videos
Did you know you must keep your business records for 6 years? Learn about your tax obligations from start-up, to reporting, to payroll deductions.
Cash flow forecasting: Dark clouds or clear skies ahead?
Learn how cash flow forecasting can help you ensure you have the working capital you need to run your business on a day-to-day basis.
QR codes: Smart marketing for smartphones
Use QR codes to target your mobile audience and drive traffic to your website.
Small business with a heart: Why doing good is good for your business
Find out how building social responsibility into your business can boost your bottom line today and create a stronger community for your market tomorrow.
Tax savings for tradespersons
If you were a tradesperson in 2012, find out how you may be able to deduct up to $500 of the cost of eligible tools.
Hiring Credit for Small Business has been extended
Our guest blogger, the Canada Revenue Agency, shares some information on the Hiring Credit for Small Business.
Young entrepreneurs vie for $100,000 grand prize in BDC contest
Has your business reached a crossroads? If you are between the ages of 18 and 35, your plan for your next move could win you $100,000. Find out how.
Budget-friendly tips for advertising your small business
Use creative thinking to avoid expensive methods of traditional marketing. Try a combination of social media tools, grassroots public relations and other ways to promote your business.
Statistics Canada's Business Register: Everything you need to know about businesses in Canada
How does your business compare to others? What are your strong points? Get the data that can help you see where you stand within your industry.