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Privacy Policy Generator

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

Developing a privacy policy can be one of the more difficult stages of developing your business web site. One strategy is to look around at what others have posted and using that as a template to get started. However, you may miss out on things that they have chosen to omit. OECD, the Organization for Economic Development Co-operation and Development has a privacy policy generator for getting you started.

GST/HST Change

Friday, June 2nd, 2006

This is the third e-business blog that deals with GST (HST) reduction on July 1, 2006. The GST change is rapidly approaching and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business has a pdf document called “GST/HST Rate Reduction: Checklist for Small Business“. This document has a very useful checklist to small or medium sized enterprise it will answer your question “Is your business ready for the GST/HST Rate Reduction?”
In addition to the checklist there are some general transition rules which answer most of the questions surrounding the GST/HST change.

GST Change Is Your Sales Software Adaptable

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

Federal government of Canada is proposing that the GST (Goods and Services Tax) will be reduced from 7% to 6% on July 1, 2006. It is uncertain if this change will happen but if it does happen it will affect nearly all small and medium sized businesses. Make sure your business is prepared by checking to see if your current business processes are adaptable.

GST Change to 6% - New CRA Document

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

The Canada Revenu Ageny has a new document detailing their policies regarding the proposed change to the GST.

Sample Internet Policies and Notices

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006

The Business Link in the UK has a great “Sample terms and conditions of website usage” page.

The Domain Name You Want is Already Taken

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

What if after hours of thinking of a great domain name you do a search to find out that it is already taken.

Buying a Domain Name

Friday, March 24th, 2006

Buying a domain name is a very simple task which takes 5-20 minutes. There are many different registrars for domain names all offering different prices and services, so shop around and find the one that best suits your ebusiness.

GST from 7 to 6%

Friday, February 17th, 2006

The Canadian Government is proposing to adjust the GST to 6% from 7%. This would have an effect on e-business in Canada…

CRA’s Rules for E-Business

Friday, January 6th, 2006

The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) has a page “Conducting business on the Internet” dedicated to electronic commerce users.

E-Business and Income Tax

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

How does running an e-business effect how you report your income tax? This information from the Canada Revenue Agency will help you figure that out.