3 Government Wage Subsidy Programs for Small Businesses

Budget limitations and inexperience can make hiring new employees a difficult decision for small business.  Happily the Government of Canada as well as the provincial governments have a variety of programs to stimulate hiring through tax credits and outright grants and subsidies.   Most popularly there is the Scientific Research and Experimental Development credit, which allows for substantial tax credits for businesses that engage in research and development  for businesses of all sizes.  For small business that are not not engaged in research and development, there are, however, several other, smaller programs that can both directly contribute to your bottom line and allow for expansion of your business.  Three of these are discussed below:

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