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Starting smart to improve business success.

Starting smart to improve business success

Building a business takes a lot of time, effort, and dedication. There are many important decisions that need to be made as your business grows. Having someone there to help you through every step of the way can increase your chances of success.

Our goal is to understand a client’s entrepreneurial vision in order to support their path to achieving success. We help organizations address their current business needs and provide valuable advice to help them achieve their goals. We work with companies just starting out to those wanting to expand outside of Canada.

To learn more about how we can support your company’s growth, click on any one of your business needs below.

Learn more about how BDO can support your company's growth

Start a business

Creating and running your own business is a challenge for most entrepreneurs. You need to develop an idea, write a plan, choose a business structure, register your business, and much more. Starting on the right foot can help you achieve future success.

BDO’s LaunchME bundle package offers:

  • Incorporation
  • Company structuring advisory
  • Founders agreements
  • Cloud-based payroll and bookkeeping
  • Sales tax
  • Year-end corporate tax
  • Year-end financial statements
  • SR&ED and other government incentives assistance

Attract capital

Access to capital is vital in order for a startup to grow. There are a number of options available, including angel investors, strategic investors, and bank financing. Your ability to raise capital will play a role in your company’s success.

BDO’s FundME bundle package offers:

  • SR&ED and other government incentives assistance
  • Capital raise support (financial modelling, valuation support, pitch desk assist)
  • Deal structuring tax advisory
  • Business plan review

Increase growth

Once your business model is proven and you’ve attracted capital, scaling your business is the next step in the growth process. You can expand your product or service offerings, target new markets, or make an acquisition.

BDO’s GrowME bundle package offers:

  • Business health check
  • IT infrastructure health check
  • SR&ED and other government incentives assistance
  • Tax strategy for growth (U.S., international, tax structuring)
  • Stock option assist
  • M&A strategy support

Year-end compliance

At the end of every year, your business has a number of compliance obligations. It’s a challenge to complete everything on time and on budget. The process can also be daunting because the tasks are often complex.

BDO’s SaveME bundle package offers:

  • Financial statements and corporate tax returns
  • Stock option rescue
  • SR&ED claim defense
  • Tax audit rescue
  • Business health check
  • Minute book maintenance

Expand to new markets

International markets offer a number of opportunities. But there are also a number of potential complications involving taxes, immigration, and other risks. You will need professional advice if your business is going to expand outside of Canada.

BDO’s ExportME bundle package offers:

  • Expatriate services
  • International tax and corporate structuring
  • U.S. tax and corporate structuring
  • Market research
  • International business strategy review
  • International soft landing assistance (payroll, structuring)
  • GDPR compliance

Exit a business

An exit might be part of your game plan but do you have an exit strategy in place to maximize your value? Get a full understanding of the market conditions, the right time to sell, and ways you can increase the value of your company to position you for a favourable exit.

BDO’s ExitME bundle package offers:

  • Valuations
  • M&A deal structuring
  • Pre-due diligence
  • Tax structuring
  • Wealth advisory consultation

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