The Business Number simplifies the way businesses deal with government by identifying a business and associated government accounts.
What is The Business Number?
The Business Number (BN) is a numbering system that simplifies and streamlines the way businesses deal with government. It is based on the idea of One Business, One Number.
How do I get a Business Number?
In order to obtain a Business Number in the province of Manitoba, you must be registered with a government program area that is part of the Business Number program. If you decide to register for any one of the programs listed below, you will receive a Business Number (BN).
- Manitoba Taxation
- Incorporating your business
- Business name registration
- Incorporating a cooperative
- Business Tax with the City of Winnipeg
- Licences and Permits with the City of Winnipeg
Please remember that once you have registered with a program area and have received a Business Number, it is important that you inform the other areas listed above when registering with their program that you have a Business Number. You must tell them so you do not get issued another one.
Contact Manitoba Business Links (MBL)
Toll free: 1-866-205-1657