Doing Business in Canada

With a vast array of natural and human resources, expansive geographic coverage, solid infrastructure, and stable government and banking systems, Canada provides a very attractive opportunity for foreign businesses and investors.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada – the business and financial capital of the country – Fuller Landau is perfectly positioned to help inbound foreign businesses establish and maintain operations in Canada.

Below is a list of some of the resources that may be of use to inbound businesses, followed by details on some of the many services we provide to foreign companies and investors that are looking to set up in Canada.

  • Guide: Doing Business in Canada – click here
  • Article: Non-Residents Investing in Canadian Real Estate – click here
  • Blog: Top 10 Business and Tax Considerations for Canada-Bound Companies – click here
  • Blog: A 10-Point Tax and Financial Planning Guide for International Employees Coming to Canada – click here

Canadian Tax – We provide newcomers to Canada with world-class accounting and tax assistance. Specifically, we advise foreign companies on inbound tax structuring; Canadian corporate tax compliance; Canadian business, payroll, and indirect tax registration and compliance; withholding tax registration and compliance; and transfer pricing planning and reporting.

Outsourced Business Services – Our team provides accounting and financial administration services to many foreign-owned companies investing or operating in Canada. We can assist with accounting and bookkeeping, payroll, tax compliance, and oversight as needed.

Audit and Accounting – At Fuller Landau, we have the bench strength to handle assurance engagements for financial statements issued under the Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Corporate Finance/M&A – Our team regularly advises foreign stakeholders with investment and divestiture decisions. We can assist with financial, tax, and quality of earnings due diligence, as well as sell-side support. Once we understand your investment goals and capital requirements, Fuller Landau can help identify and contact prospective capital sponsors and provide support through each step of the process. We can prepare the appropriate information memoranda documentation, evaluate and negotiate proposals, and guide toward a successful close.

Business Valuations and Forensic Accounting – Our team of experts provide independent valuation, forensics, and litigation support services. We can assist absentee foreign investors with forensic and investigative assignments related to their Canadian holdings.

Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency – We advise companies in transition, as well as lenders and investors needing to manage non-performing loans or investment positions. We advise both foreign investors on the viability of their Canadian investments and Canadian investors with investments outside of Canada.

Family Office – Our Family Office team serves as an outsourced CFO for high net worth foreign investors with significant Canadian investment holdings. Our team includes multidisciplinary professionals who can assess investment opportunities, monitor existing investments, manage investment bookkeeping, and provide ongoing tax planning and compliance.

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