Competitive Business Costs

There are strong business reasons to establish and operate a company in British Columbia. Our commitment to actively support economic growth creates a vibrant and stable business environment.

Top corporations from across the globe are experiencing the bottom-line advantages of doing business in British Columbia, benefiting from B.C.’s competitive operating costs.

Operating Costs

The money you invest in locating a business in British Columbia has greater purchasing power. You can see significant operating cost savings in electricity and real estate. 

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Competitive Taxes

Bring your business to British Columbia. You and your employees will benefit from competitive corporate income tax rates and the lowest provincial personal income taxes in Canada for individuals earning up to $125,000.

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British Columbia has streamlined its regulations and reduced paperwork, giving you more time to focus on running your business.

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British Columbia takes pride in strong fiscal management and a stable, business-friendly economy. We work actively to build on this solid foundation.

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Cost of Living

British Columbia’s cities are renowned for their attractive and desirable lifestyles.  Even with this worldwide appeal, Vancouver – our province’s largest city – is much less expensive than many other urban centres, including Seattle, New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. 

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