The Canadian and British Columbian economies rank amongst the most open and tax friendly business environments in the world. Specific information regarding current business tax structures and rates can be found at the Invest In British Columbia Website.
Although difficult to accurately compare, British Columbia generally ranks in the top three lowest taxed provinces and territories in Canada. Personal and corporate tax rates for both federal and provincial levels can be found at the Canada Revenue Agency website.
In order to help ensure success, a large number of business incentives are available for new and existing businesses. Incentives are available from both the provincial and federal governments.
At the federal level, business development information can be located at the Industry Canada Website.
Business incentive information within British Columbia is included at the Government Incentive Programs in BC Website.