CRA Small Business Grants, Tax Credits & More

This guide for business owners covers current Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) grants, tax credits, and other financial incentives for entrepreneurs.

This is our dedicated “hub” page for Canada Revenue Agency funding programs. We’ll continuously update this page to reflect changes in programs – so bookmark this page and check back often for updates!

Canada Revenue Agency Mandate

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers tax, benefits, and related programs, and ensures compliance on behalf of governments across Canada, thereby contributing to the ongoing economic and social well-being of Canadians.

CRA’s promise is contributing to the well-being of Canadians and the efficiency of government by delivering world-class tax and benefit administration that is responsive, effective, and trusted.

Canada Revenue Agency Priorities

You can learn about CRA’s priorities by reading its 2022-2023 Departmental Plan.

Types of Funding Canada Revenue Agency Offers

The Canada Revenue Agency offers tax credits, subsidies, prescribed or suspended Capital Cost Allowance (CCA) rates and more.

Canada Revenue Agency Funding Programs

The Canada Revenue Agency offers programs that fall under the following categories:

  • COVID-19 wage and hiring support for businesses,
  • Investment Incentives,
  • Film and video tax credits,
  • Provincial and territorial research and development (R&D) tax credits,
  • Other provincial tax credits,
  • Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentives, and
  • Small business deduction.

Below are links to the CRA’s specific programs under each category:

  • Investment incentives:
  • Film and video tax credits – co-administered by the Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office (CAVCO) and the Canada Revenue Agency:
  • Alberta:
    • Innovation Employment Grant (IEG) – administered by the province
  • British Columbia
    • Scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) tax credit
  • Manitoba:
    • Research and development (R&D) tax credit
  • New Brunswick:
    • Research and development (R&D) tax credit
  • Newfoundland and Labrador:
    • Research and development (R&D) tax credit
  • Nova Scotia:
    • Research and development (R&D) tax credit
  • Saskatchewan:
    • Research and development (R&D) tax credit
  • Yukon:
    • Research and development (R&D) tax credit
  • Other provincial tax credits:

Canada Revenue Agency Contact

Canada Revenue Agency

Connaught Building 555 Mackenzie Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario

Telephone number: 1-800-959-5525
Teletypewriter (TTY): 1-800-665-0354
Customer Service: 1-888-242-2100

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