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Services for Businesses

Access Nova Scotia provides a wide range of services to meet your business needs. The sections below will help you find answers to your questions on doing business in Nova Scotia.

Access to Business

Access to Business

Access to Business is an online service that allows you to take care of your business with government any time of the day or week. Registered users can:

  • complete applications - and even pay for - selected government permits and licences
  • view and update the business profile they have filed with the provincial government

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Thinking About Starting a Business

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Dreaming of owning your own business? This section will help make your dream come true.

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Starting a Business

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Decision made? Start your business by following our step by step instruction.

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Operating a Business

Operating a Business

Grow your business here. Visit your Business Profile, apply for permits and licences and view other useful links to support your business.

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Ending a Business

Ending a Business

Preparing to sell your business, or to close it down? Maybe you're looking to file for bankruptcy, but wondering how to do it.

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Registry of Joint Stock Companies

Access Nova Scotia Business card

If you plan to do business, start a society or want information about existing companies in Nova Scotia, this section is for you.

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One Business - One Number

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In an effort to simplify a business' interaction with government, Nova Scotia has adopted the Business Number (BN) as the one number to identify an individual business.

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Your Energy Rebate

Your Energy Rebate

Your Energy Rebate is a program designed to help Nova Scotians with the rising cost of home energy.

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Land Registry Authorized Users

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Authorized user access for the act, regulations, forms, policies and Property Online.

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Tax Commission

Map of Nova Scotia

The Provincial Tax Commission administers the Revenue Act and Regulations and the Sales Tax Act and Regulations.

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Registry of Lobbyists

Nova Scotia Legislature

The Registry of Lobbyists was established in 2002 to promote open, accountable and accessible government.

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