Alberta Business Information Directory

Useful links for Alberta business filings, registrations and information
  1. Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada

    The CPA Canada website offers general information about what Chartered Professional Accounts do and how they support Albertana and Canadian businesses to acheive growth.
    Visit Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (

  2. Canada Revenue

    Find comprehensive information about financial and reporting responsibilities for your business straight from the source at CRA's website.
    Visit Canada Revenue (

  3. Alberta Employment Standards

    Information regarding employment standards in Alberta such as laws for minimum wage, overtime, holidays, job-protected leaves, vacations, hours of work, earnings, youth workers and termination.
    Visit Alberta Employment Labour Standards (

  4. Registering Your Business with CRA

    Registering with the CRA is necessary to incorporate and to interact with other federal, provincial, and municipal governments in Canada.
    Obtain a Business Number, GST Number and/or Payroll Number (

  5. Worker's Compensation Board

    Open or manage a WCB account online.
    Open a WCB Account (

  6. Calculate Payroll Deductions

    Use the Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC) to calculate federal, provincial (except for Quebec), and territorial payroll deductions. It will confirm the deductions you include on your official statement of earnings.
    Calculate Payroll Deductions Online (

  7. City of Calgary Licenses & Permits

    Understand the importance of deciding where and how you plan to operate your business and how that affects the different City permits and approvals that are required before you can open.
    Obtain City of Calgary Business Licenses and Permits (