Doing Business in Canada

If you are a non-resident business looking to conduct business in Canada, the tax systems and legislative requirements can be frustrating and complex.

As you expand your business into Canada, you have enough details to worry about, and Lévesque Marchand Welch is here to help. Whether you are looking at early-stage entry or a large-scale expansion to Canada, we have the expertise to guide you in this transition. Let us set up your accounting office and put you on the right track for future success.

What we do

  • Establishing business operations in Canada
  • Assisting with Canadian operations
  • Payroll administration
  • Sales and commodity tax compliance and reporting (ie. GST/HST/PST/QST)
  • Valuations
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Outsourced controller functions
  • Year-end compliance and reporting for audits and income tax
  • Acting as a representative to tax authorities (CRA)
  • Assisting with transfer pricing
  • Determining your withholding tax requirements

To help you transition into doing business in Canada,  Lévesque Marchand Welch can provide a fully staffed virtual accounting office to handle all your financial functions. We can do this either on an ongoing basis or until your organization has a better understanding of the Canadian tax system. Our virtual accounting services include:

  • Establishing basic business structures
  • Payroll set up
  • Payroll administration
  • GST/HST and provincial sales tax set-up and returns
  • Employee expense reimbursements
  • Office expense payments
  • Monthly financial reporting
  • Consolidation reporting
  • Income tax analysis
  • Audit preparation

We have a network of professionals ready to help you with everything you need to transition into Canada.  Lévesque Marchand Welch can introduce you to local business leaders in the following areas of expertise:

  • Real estate
  • Corporate law
  • Insurance
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Banking

Are You Ready To Talk To A Specialist?

Get in touch, tell us your needs and we’ll assign an industry specialist to your organization.

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