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  • What federal taxes do I pay for an online business?

The taxes you pay for an e-business are exactly the same as those paid for traditional small and medium size businesses -business incorporation, business name registration, taxation, consumer protection, importing/exporting, intellectual property and liability, etc.

Other taxes to be aware of are:

  • GST/HST - find out if you should register

  • Excise taxes/Excise duties

  • Payroll deductions and remittances

  • Income Tax

  • Audits

More information on these topics can be found in the Guide for Canadian Small Businesses.

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