There are many great sites on the World Wide Web, but trying to find those great sites can be a frustrating experience. We have compiled a list of Websites that we have found to be helpful sources of information. When you click on a link, a new window will pop up. Close the window when you are ready to return to this page.
Accounting made easy so you can get back to business. QuickBooks helps you do your small business finances-quickly, easily and accurately - with familiar forms and easy-to-understand language.
Simply Accounting is the full-featured accounting solution for small businesses requiring entry-level accounting, quick setup, ease-of-use, and payroll functionality.
The Bank of Canada
The Bank of Canada site includes a variety of useful features, including information on interest and exchange rates, financial indicators, securities auctions and more. The convenient "Currency Converter" allows you to determine Canadian dollar equivalents for a broad range of foreign currencies.
Canadian Retirement Income Calculator
The Government of Canada has developed this calculator to help you plan for retirement. The calculator takes you step by step through an estimate of the ongoing income you may receive throughout your retirement.
OANDA - The Currency Site
Find all of your currency conversion needs here.
The federal Department of Finance is responsible for the development of federal fiscal policy, including laws affecting federal taxes, financial institutions and markets, and federal-provincial transfer payments.
Alberta Employment Standards
Alberta legal requirements governing statutory holidays and vacation pay, overtime pay, separation pay, etc.
This site provides information for Canadian businesses including business start ups.
Canadian Agricultural Income Stabilization Program
The CAIS program allows producers to protect their farming operations against margin declines, large or small.
Alberta Finance is responsible for the administration of tax laws for the Government of Alberta.
Fuel Tax Rebates
Alberta Finance administers the fuel tax rebate program. For information on the program and links to downloadable forms and applications, click on the TRA FORMS link on the right.
Canada Pension Plan Information
Service Canada provides you with information on Canada Pension Plan retirement, disability, survivor and children benefits.
The Globe and Mail
National, international and business news.
The Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is responsible for the administration of tax laws for the Government of Canada, and for most provinces and territories.
Tax Tables on Diskette
To download and install the tax tables on disk follow the instructions at this site. Select appropriate computer type PC or Mac and follow instructions on the next screen.
The GST/HST Registry lets you validate the GST/HST number of a business, which helps to ensure that claims submitted for input tax credits only include GST/HST charged by suppliers who are registered for GST/HST.
Meals & Entertainment
CRA provides some general guidelines on the deductibility of meals. If you scroll down you will also find a link to their electronic search map which will assist you in determining if your work site meets their restrictions.