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Starting a businessEmployees, taxes and payroll

How to pay business taxes, hire (and keep) employees and manage payroll.

Business and corporate taxes

federal level resource Federal taxes: corporations

How to pay your federal taxes through the Canada Revenue Agency, including eFile.

federal level resource Bringing assets into an existing business Video, 2:39m

Watch a video outlining the rules around bringing assets into an existing business.

provincial level resource Alberta's tax system

Learn about province's tax system, and how it applies to your business.

federal level resource Federal taxes: sole proprietorships and partnerships

Find information about business, professional and commission income for sole proprietorships and partnerships.

Hiring employees

provincial level resource Employment standards toolkit

Nearly all employers and their employees in Alberta are subject to the Employment Standards Code and Regulation. This toolkit can help employers understand their rights and obligations.

provincial level resource What to consider when hiring workers

Find help and resources to meet your labour force needs, including workforce, recruitment, and retention strategies and programs.

provincial level resource An employer's guide to employment rules PDF, 2.4mb

What to consider before and while hiring employees, when staff are employed and when staff leave a workplace.

provincial level resource About workers' compensation

Learn about workers' compensation insurance for employees in Alberta.

provincial level resource Industries exempt from workers' compensation

Find out which industries are exempt from mandatory workers' compensation coverage, and how to apply to protect employees.