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The Canadian Business Set-Up Blueprint

Learn how to start a business in Canada

Struggling to figure out all the ‘official’ stuff you need for your new biz?

At first it’s so exciting!! You made that logo, created your social accounts, and got your website up! “Opening” your own business has always been your dream, and now the reality is here!

Your first few clients LOVE your work, and even refer you to their friends.

But then the doubts start to creep in....

Don’t I need to register my business somehow, make it official? Even if it’s only me working?

What about GST - do I need to worry about that? Someone said something about needing to make 30K but...

Receipts - they’re everywhere! How do I organize it all?

Can’t I write some stuff off? (And what does that even MEAN, anyway?)

I just don’t know where to begin!

And that’s when the late night google sessions start, you’re scouring the web trying to piece it all together, hours and hours of research and you’re STILL not sure exactly what to do.

And the Canadian Government website? Just. Not. Helpful.

What if you knew EXACTLY how to set up all the ‘official’ stuff for your new biz?

What if there was a ‘blueprint’ you could follow, that would SIMPLIFY everything, and just give you the information you need as a solopreneur working in Canada.

Things like:

  • How and when to register your business
  • What kind of bank account to set up
  • When and Why to register for the GST
  • Expenses - what you can write off, and what you can’t!
  • How to charge tax and what to do with it if you do
  • Simple bookkeeping methods to keep you on track
  • And all CANADIAN information, with specific instructions for each province?

Our courses are built using a modular approach: you choose which module you want to take first, based on your needs.

We don’t give you theories and philosophies about starting a new business, we give you tools that will help you get YOUR business properly set up and organized.


Your Instructor


Sylvie & Claudine Poitras
Sylvie & Claudine Poitras

C&S Poitras was founded by two sisters, Claudine and Sylvie, when they realized that it was difficult for new entrepreneurs to find the information they needed to get started right in their business. With their background in business training, Canadian tax laws, and bookkeeping, Claudine and Sylvie knew they had the expertise to make a difference for many Canadian entrepreneurs.

Sylvie has over 30 years of experience in the service industry which includes being self-employed. She directed teams of 10 to 30 employees with up to 1000 field staff. She has authored many procedure manuals and created training packages on several subjects for the public service and the private sector. The breadth of knowledge Sylvie has acquired over the years enables her to zone in on clients’ needs so she can help them find the tools they need for their field of work.

Claudine has over 30 years of experience in personal income tax, tax planning and bookkeeping. In 2014, she started her own business under the name of Fiscom services comptables which offers income tax and accounting services, www.fiscomsc.com.

Claudine and Sylvie hope that you will find the tools and training at C&S Poitras useful, but more importantly, time-saving for you as you work towards starting and growing your own business. Get in touch anytime for more information about their services!


Class Curriculum


  Introduction And Course Structure
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  Module 5 - Bookkeeping And Cost Of Goods Sold
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  Module 7 - BONUS - Quick Method Workbook
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  Module 8 - All in One PDF
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  Module 9 - Course Audio
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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