Taxes & Business Laws in Canada - guidance from the Department for International Trade

Canadian financial, legal and tax basics in one handy place

You’ve shortlisted Canada as a potential new market. Understanding its entry requirements, business laws in Canada, Canadian taxes, and customs considerations is key to ensuring success in the Canadian market.1

Canada has a strong record of economic growth. It has a stable political environment and similar legal and business practices to the UK. The country is ranked one of the world’s least corrupt nations. Because of its close proximity to the USA, Canada can also offer businesses relatively easy access to that market.

The challenge

Take advantage of the opportunities in Canada by understanding the tax and legal requirements of doing business there.

Learn more

The Department of International Trade (DIT) has created an easy-to-use guide to doing business worldwide. Its information on Canada includes:

Learn more about doing business in Canada.

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  1. The materials provided on the site are for informational purposes only. For financial, tax, or legal advice, consult a specialist.