Want to be your own boss? The idea of starting a business is appealing to a lot of people and can be very rewarding. This information will help you plan for a successful start to your entrepreneurship journey.

Before starting your business Get ready to start a business by doing the research and planning that will help you launch your project.Click Here
Checklists and guides for starting a business
Access guides and checklists for starting different types of businesses.
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Business planningFind out how to write a business plan and access templates, sample business plans, market research information and statisticsClick Here
Financing your new business
Find out about available sources of financing for your start-up business.
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Naming your business
Choose the right name for your business. Your business name should be unique and easy to remember, and should describe the products and services you provide.
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Registering your business
Learn about the requirements for registering your business with different levels of government.
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Permits, licenses, and regulations  
Learn about permits, licences and regulations that apply to your business.
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Employees, payroll, and taxes
Explore some of the resources that can help you with hiring and managing employees as well as paying a variety of taxes.
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Choosing and Setting Up a Location 
Trying to decide where to locate your business and how to arrange it once you get there? Consider your options.
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Start and grow a social enterprise 
Are you ready to turn your social mission into a social enterprise? Find resources to help you start, manage and grow your organization.
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