Federal tax information 

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Get information about federal taxes and how they affect your business. Learn about GST, HST, payroll deductions, income tax and more.

General taxation information

  • Guide for Canadian Small Businesses

    Learn about taxation and find out how to keep records, submit reports and payments for GST/HST, excise taxes, income taxes, payroll deductions, and more.

  • Business Number (BN)

    Your Business Number is your single account number for dealing with the government regarding GST/HST, payroll, import/export and other activities.

  • Tax information for business

    Access Canada Revenue Agency's business section to browse the tax-related information that you need.

  • CRA checklist for small businesses

    Use this checklist from the Canada Revenue Agency to help you understand each stage of the lifecycle of your business.

  • Tax information videos, events and seminars

    Find tax information for business owners. View a selection of online videos offered by the Canada Revenue Agency or register for other information sessions and seminars.


For businesses in Quebec, Revenu Québec administers the GST/HST.

Interacting with CRA

Income tax

Non-profits and charities


  • Payroll

    Learn how to deduct Canada Pension Plan contributions, EI premiums and income tax from your employees' pay, and report to CRA.

Underground economy

  • Will you do the job for cash?

    Cash payments you receive are subject to GST/HST and you have to report them on your annual income tax return.

  • Underground economy

    Arm yourself with information about the underground economy and learn how tax evasion affects all Canadian individuals and businesses.

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