Starting a Business

Are you thinking of starting a business?

In becoming self-employed there are many decisions that you will have to make to get your business up and running. You will have to consider your business name, structure, how you will operate, licenses and permits that may be required, location, market research and more! It can be overwhelming but there are plenty of resources out there to help. The best place to start is a the Orangeville and Area Small Business Enterprise Centre.

If you are self-starter and want to do some research before you had into the SBEC, try these links to get you started.

How to Register Your Business Name

How to Register for an HST Number

General Information on the HST

Our local Financial Institutions have Staff and Online Resources to Help You

Scotiabank in Orangeville has local experts ready to answer your questions or look at their online resources here.

TD Bank in Orangeville and Shelburne has local experts ready to answer your questions or look at their online resources here.

RBC in Orangeville, Shelburne and Grand Valley has local experts ready to answer your questions or look at their online resources here.

Meridian Credit Union in Orangeville has local experts ready to answer your questions or look at their online resources here.

Not enough info for you? Try the federal organizations:

Business Development Bank of Canada

Need Access to Data on Financial Performance by Sector? Try Industry Canada

Need Financing?

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Thinking of starting a business or looking to grow your existing business? It is not always easy to secure the funding you need to make it happen. The Centre For Business and Economic Development helps finance businesses starting up and helps businesses grow to the next level when traditional lending sources cannot provide  any or all of the funding required. The Centre For Business is a one stop business resource offering business loans up to $250,000, free business counselling and business mentoring.  www.centreforbusiness.ca

There are so many sources out there to get a loan, grant to help you start or grow your business. There are a few links below to get you started, but your best option is to call us at the office to help refine your needs and get you to the right source faster.

Government of Canada Business Network

Grants Ontario

 

Admin Support


Taxes and Revenue Canada
Ontario Taxes
The ABC’s of Insurance

Call us for more information or visit the Small Business Enterprise Centre in Orangeville serving all of Dufferin County. 519-941-0490