The Dufferin Board of Trade offers many educational and networking opportunities to help you build your business skills, increase your connections, and gain exposure for your business.
A representative of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will explain common tax errors and how to avoid them. Participants will be shown how to use financial benchmarks for relevant industries and learn best practices for staying on top of their finances and maintaining a healthy relationship with the CRA. This session offers an excellent opportunity to speak directly to a CRA representative and to ask any questions concerning business tax issues.Find out more »
A specialist from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will present a general overview of how the HST impacts business operations and provide owners with information on their responsibilities with respect to the tax. Topics covered will include input tax credits, filing and reporting, collecting HST, Place of Supply rules, HST return and payment options, Point-of-Sale rebates, quick methods of accounting, and E-service options.Find out more »
In this resource-packed session, a panel of experts will provide current information about food business regulations and supports available to entrepreneurs in the Agri-food sector. Whether you are just starting your food business or planning to expand, this session has comprehensive advice to help you succeed. Representatives from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health will be on hand to explain how to ensure you are meeting safety standards and provide guidance on pricing,…Find out more »
Taking the time to thoroughly research the market can have a big impact on the success of your venture. This workshop will provide training on the P-Census tool for businesses at all stages and help you make better market planning and location decisions. Participants will learn how to use consumer expenditure data to evaluate locations, find markets, and get to know customers. Anne Dorsey, Lead Research Mentor at the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre will be on hand to demonstrate the…Find out more »