Business Information

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    Am I an entrepreneur?

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    Before you take the first step, take time to find out if you are well suited to being an entrepreneur and to learn about your chances of success.
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    Business Number FAQs

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    The Business Number simplifies the way businesses deal with government by identifying a business and its associated government accounts. These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will answer common questions about the Business Number.
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    Business Start-Up Information Session

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    Are you thinking of starting a business? Do you have questions? Entrepreneurship Manitoba offers a free, weekly drop-in, Business Start-Up Information Session. Join us!
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    Choose Your Business Structure

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    One of the most important decisions you make when starting a business is the type of legal organization you select for your company.
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    Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

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    Learn about the programs and services available to new and existing entrepreneurs with disabilities in Manitoba.
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    Exploratory Visitors Information Session

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    Are you on an exploratory visit and considering starting a business in Manitoba? If so, our exploratory visitors information session is for you!
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    Hiring Employees

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    Learn how to hire your first employee. This guide covers the steps involved in hiring employees, employment and safety regulations and standards for Manitoba, as well as other considerations.
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    Manitoba Finance Taxation Division

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    The Manitoba Finance Taxation Division administers provincial taxation legislation, and provides information, compliance, audit and enforcement programs.
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    Municipal Amalgamation

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    Through the recent Municipal Amalgamation in Manitoba, 106 smaller municipalities joined together to form 47 new municipalities. If your municipality was part of amalgamation, how you use BizPaL to find information on the municipal permits and licenses you may need has likely been affected.
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    Municipal Business Number Adoption FAQs

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    The Business Number (BN) is a unique, national identifier used in Manitoba to simplify how businesses work with the government and reduce their red tape burden. Learn how BN adoption can benefit your municipality.
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    Naming your business

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    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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    The Business Number

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    The Business Number simplifies the way businesses deal with government by identifying a business and associated government accounts.
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    Westman Entrepreneur Boot Camp

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    Supercharge your Business! Do you have a new business or a business you want to grow? Join us March 23-24 to get the information and tools you need to enhance your skills and help you succeed!
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    Young Entrepreneurs

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    These government and non-government financial programs are targeted towards youth between the ages of 18-39 considering starting or expanding businesses in Manitoba.
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    Your Guide to Starting a Business in Manitoba

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    One of the most common questions when starting a business is: “Where do I start?” This guide to starting a business will provide you with key considerations, next steps, and contact information to get your business up and running.