Canada has the goods and services tax (GST), a federal value-added tax. Businesses could recover some or all of the GST they pay.
How a worker is classified (employee or contractor) can have a significant impact on employer tax burdens.
There are many corporate structure options to choose from so you need to choose based on your long-term goals.
There are a number of tax rules and regulations which are becoming more complex and can result in accidental violations.
The rules are similar to other jurisdictions although there are stringent documentation requirements.
If you import a large number of goods, duties and excise taxes can have a significant impact on your bottom line.
Six of the provinces have legislature in place for franchise regulation.