Bonny Koabel CPA, CGA is President of AKR Consulting Canada a Mississauga, ON firm specializing in Government Grants, Subsidies, Tax Credits, Refunds and Rebates since 2003.

Hire a college intern and get up to $5,000 in funding

Here’s how to take advantage of this win-win opportunity If your company is looking for assistance you might want to consider hiring an intern from a college or university co-op program, as the federal government offers funding for giving these students valuable on-the-job work experience. Post-secondary co-op programs require that the student get practical experience … Read more →

Tap into free business accelerators and incubators

Overview With the immense growth of computer-based technology affecting every industry and reshaping the way we live, the Canadian government is wisely trying to capitalize on the potential job, export and tax revenue growth of tech start-up companies. The government has acknowledged that while entrepreneurs have great ideas and technical skills, they are often in … Read more →

Southwestern Ontario Development Fund – grants of 15%

Overview Throughout Canada there are incentive programs aimed at stimulating economic development in specific regions where there is not a lot of industry. One such incentive program is the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF) targeting the following 18 regions in South Western  Ontario:  Brant, Bruce, Chatham-Kent, Dufferin, Elgin, Essex, Grey, Haldimand, Huron, Lambton, Middlesex, Niagara, … Read more →

Building renovation and storefront improvement funds – up to $150,000

In cities throughout Canada and the USA, there is a growing trend of providing grant money to businesses to fund building renovations, building repairs, improving and renovating commercial façades and storefronts. These renovation projects create many benefits to the business undertaking the renovation work, including giving the business a more professional appearance, which attracts more … Read more →

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