NVS Professional Corporation 

email: letstalk@nvsca.ca

Markham Office

100 Allstate Parkway, Suite 303, Markham, Ontario, L3R  6H3

tel: 905.415.2511

fax: 905.415.2011

 

Barrie Office

683 Bayview Drive

Barrie, Ontario, L4N 9A5

tel: 705.727.0763

fax: 705.727.1184​

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Resources that will make your business stronger

We are committed to strengthening your business financially. But even if your company’s finances may not be your strong suit, this page will provide you with the resources that can help provide answers to many common business challenges. 

Calculators
 
SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) tax credit calculator
Estimate the amount of the SR&ED tax credits that you are eligible for if your business is involved in research and development activities.
SimplePay payroll calculator
Make sure your payroll was calculated accurately and if the correct amounts were deducted.
Automobile benefits online calculator
Determine the automobile benefit amount that you should prorate to the employee’s pay period.
Bank of Canada exchange rates
Find accurate and reliable exchange rates by the day, month or year for various foreign currencies.
Bank of Canada currency converter
Get reliable exchange rates for any currency by date.
Automobile buy vs. lease calculator
Should you lease or buy? This calculator will compare the net cost of each option.
Equipment buy vs. lease
Compare the net cost of leasing or buying when equipment for your company to determine which option works best for you. 
Chequebook balancer
Keep your chequebook in check by entering your ending statement balance as well as your outstanding cheques and deposits.
Mortgage calculator
Create an amortization schedule for your current mortgage.
Loan amortization calculator
Define your payment (weekly, bi-weekly or monthly) based on the loan amount.
Registration
Incorporate a business in Ontario
How do you incorporate or dissolve a business? The first step should be a visit here. 
 
Register a business name in Ontario
What’s in a name? Quite a lot. Search for and register a business name here.
Business number registration
This first step in starting a new business is registering a business number. Get started here. 
Register for a GST/HST account
Register for a GST/HST account here
Open a payroll program account
Take the first step to opening a payroll program account.
Register for an import-export program account
Registering for an import-export program account starts here.
Apply to become a registered charity
Simplify the process of registering as a charity.
 
 
Small business resources
Business plan essentials
From writing a business plan to ensuring that you understand what is needed in each section of that business plan. This is a much-needed and invaluable resource.
How to start a business in 15 steps
This website will walk you through the 15 critical steps that are required when starting a business.
BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada) helpful resources
Find an array of articles that discuss how to tackle many of the challenges that businesses are facing today, such as strategy, marketing/sales, operations, technology, and employees.
Enterprise Toronto
Here, you will find an assortment of articles to help you start and grow your business. It covers topics such as starting your business, business structure, regulatory requirements, and funding sources.
CanadaOne
Search through a variety of articles that cover popular business topics such as money & taxes, legal & insurance, and inventions & innovation.
Canada Business - Government Services for Canadian Entrepreneurs
Business grants and financing options that are vital to many emerging businesses can be found here.
Associations
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
CPA Ontario oversees practicing accountants to ensure the public’s trust and in Ontario CPAs.
Canadian Public Accountability Board
CPAB oversees auditors and inspects audit files to ensure that they meet quality standards and that stakeholders demand. They are an excellent resource for anyone who wants to be confident in the integrity of the financial reporting of public companies.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has connected businesses of all sizes, sectors and regions to advocate for public policies that will foster a robust, competitive economic environment that benefits businesses, communities and families across Canada.
Canadian Association of Women Executives & Entrepreneurs (CAWEE)
CAWEE connects Canadian businesswomen and provides opportunities to build your contacts, share resources, acquire referrals, and develop skills and knowledge that promote business growth.
Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB)
CFIB is Canada’s largest non-profit organization devoted to creating and supporting an environment where your business can succeed.
Canadian Marketing Association (CMA)
CMA can help you grow your business, increase your team’s marketing knowledge and safeguard your industry marketplace.