Starting a Successful Business in Canada Kit

This is intended for a Canadian audience.

ISBN: 978-1-55180-861-1

Number of pages: 226

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Canada's best-selling business start-up book for nearly 40 years!

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This perennial Canadian bestseller (over 260,000 copies sold!) has guided Canadian entrepreneurs to fulfilling their new business dreams since 1973. Everything you need to know about turning your good idea into a profitable business is explored and explained in this informative guide. This Canadian bestseller is packed with practical, useful information that will help you master the start-up procedure. The skills you learn will assist you every day and in every aspect of your business. Whether you want to establish a sole proprietorship, incorporate, or seek venture capital for an eventual stock-market listing, this book explores each of the options and warns of the possible problems. Starting a Successful Business in Canada will show you how to:

  • Get financing
  • Make use of government incentive programs
  • Take advantage of Canadian tax laws
  • Maintain proper records
  • Get the right insurance coverage
  • Set up the optimum computer system for your office
  • Find and keep good employees
  • Avoid accounting pitfalls

Also included are chapters on buying businesses and franchising, as well as a new section on preparing your business plan. The CD-ROM includes tips for your business plan, templates for income and expense statements, plus numerous self-assessment exercises (including a fine-tuning of your mission statement, whether you should hire staff, and analysis of marketing methods).

Additional Info

Additional Info

Publication Date Jan 15, 2010
Market Canada
PDF Preview Download URL
Edition 18th Edition
Pages 226
Size 8¼ x 9¾
ISBN 978-1-55180-861-1
UPC 069635808610
About the CD The CD works with all versions of Microsoft Windows: 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7 (Vista and Windows 7 installation requires you to have Administrator rights on your computer).

Author Details

Author Details - Jack D. James, MBA, LLB

Jack earned his MBA in Denver, Colorado, and then returned to Canada to study law, receiving his LLB in 1971. Since then, he has been running businesses and, as a lawyer, advising owners of small businesses.


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