Business Information

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    Additional Resources

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    Finding the right supports is essential to launching or growing your business. To help you, Entrepreneurship Manitoba has collected a listing of community service delivery organizations that can help you achieve business success.
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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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    BizPaL: Find the permits and licences you need to start or grow your business

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    BizPaL is a free online tool that provides information on the permits and licences you need, from all levels of government, to start and grow your business in Manitoba. BizPaL (Business Permits and Licences) is for all entrepreneurs who are either starting or growing their business.
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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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    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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    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 Business Start Program (BSP) – Educational Requirement Options

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    The following list is comprised of organizations that provide business workshops, seminars, webinars and videos. Completion of any combination of seminars or workshops in the areas of business planning, understanding financial statements and basics of marketing will satisfy the Manitoba Business Start Loan Guarantee Program.
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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 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 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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    เกมส์Notice:

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    Effective May 22, 2018, Entrepreneurship Manitoba offices located at 250-240 Graham Avenue will be closed to the general public and will be accessible by appointment only. For business inquiries, please email us at EMBinfo@gov.mb.ca.
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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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    Young Entrepreneurs

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

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    A common question when starting a business is: “Where do I start?” This guide to starting a business in Manitoba will provide you with key considerations, next steps, and contact information to get your business up and running.