• Starting a business: Bootstrapping

    You need to spend money to make money. Tired as this cliché may be, it does hold a certain truth, particularly when starting a small business. Good news! Although it does involve some initial investment, launching a new venture or enterprise doesn’t take a lot of money. Before considering options to fund your business, consider […]

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  • Starting a business: Crowdfunding

    You need to spend money to make money. Tired as this cliché may be, it does hold a certain truth, particularly when starting a small business. Good news! Although it does involve some initial investment, launching a new venture or enterprise doesn’t take a lot of money. Before considering options to fund your business, consider […]

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  • GST basics for Alberta’s small businesses

    What is GST? The Goods and Services Tax is a federal tax levied on both products and services. Currently set at five per cent, it is charged in all provinces and territories in Canada, either by itself or included as part of provincial sales tax (PST) or of a consumption tax known as harmonized sales […]

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