A valid Farm Business Registration number (FBR number) will give you access to a number of benefits including lower property taxes and eligibility for OFA membership.
Growing Forward and Growing forward 2 are now going to be succeeded by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP).
If you have a farm and a winery and want them set-up in a way that will maximize farming grants, the best thing to do is to keep the farm and the winery separate.
If you are in the AgriInvest and AgriStability programs, and have a sufficiently low production year compared to your average, you will receive a payout.
If you who own farm property (land or building), an interest in a family farm partnership, or shares in a family farm corporation you might be able to claim a $1,000,000 lifetime capital gains exemption (LCGE) once the farm property is sold.
As a former investor for a large government-backed financier, I know there is a lot of public and FREE financing available to entrepreneurs, if you know where to look.
Private share offerings are one way to raise funds when your business is growing beyond the seed stage.
Business Planning is Critical – not just in the early stages, but throughout the life cycle of your business.
What points should be addressed in your corporation’s by-laws, shareholder agreements and other legal items?