There are many helpful websites on the Internet, but trying to find those sites can be a frustrating experience. We have compiled a list of websites that we have found to be helpful sources of information. When you click on a link, a new window will pop up. Close the window when you are ready to return to this page.
<font size="4"><font color="333333"> The Canada Revenue Agency</font>
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is responsible for the administration of tax laws for the Government of Canada, and for most provinces and territories.
<font size="4"><font color="333333">Service Canada
On the Service Canada website you can find information about CPP and Old Age Security, as well as information about Employment Insurance, GST/HST Credits, and much more.
<font size="4"><font color="333333"> Calculating GST Instalment Payments</font>
A link to the Canada Revenue Agency webpage to assist businesses in calculating GST installment payments.
<font size="4"><font color="333333">Employment Standards - British Columbia
The BC Employment Standards Branch administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation, which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces in BC
<font size="4"><font color="333333">WorkSafe BC</font>
You can find WorkSafeBC information about registration requirements, rates, reporting injuries, and workplace health and safety for the workers and employers.
<font size="4"><font color="333333">One Stop: Starting, Expanding, or Moving a Business?
Clicking on this link will take you to BC Registry Services' One Stop, a website where you can access most of the commonly required business registrations and transactions.
<font size="4"><font color="333333">The Bank of Canada</font>
The Bank of Canada site includes a variety of useful features, including information on interest and exchange rates, financial indicators, securities auctions and more. The convenient "Currency Converter" will allow you to determine Canadian dollar equivalents for a broad range of foreign currencies.
<font size="4"><font color="333333">Finance Canada</font>
This link will take you to the Canada's Department of Finance website. The federal Department of Finance is responsible for the development of federal fiscal policy, including laws affecting federal taxes, financial institutions and markets, and federal-provincial transfer payments.
<font size="4"><font color="333333">Industry Canada</font>
Resources for businesses and consumers.
<font size="4"><font color="333333">Provincial services for individuals - British Columbia</font>
You can find personal and general tax information, including information for B.C. residents and visitors, in this section.
<font size="4"><font color="333333">Chartered Professional Accountants Association of BC</font>
Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) advise businesses and individuals throughout BC and around the world. They are leaders in industry, commerce, finance, government, public practice, and other areas where accounting and financial management is required. Their clients range from major corporations and industries, to not-for-profits and government agencies, and to families and entrepreneurs.
Federal and BC Government COVID-19 related resources
The latest updates and information on federal and provincial programs related to COVID-19.