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Business Terms Glossary

Business Terms Definitions and Resources

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Definitions of terms to help you do business.

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Below is an alphabetical listing of all the business terms in the Business Terms Glossary. Click on a particular business term to read a definition and explanation of the term and a selection of resources related to that business term.

A
Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Accrual Method of Accounting
Advertising
Angel Investor
Annual Allowance
Annual Report
Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit
Articles of Incorporation
Assets
Audit

B
Bad Debt
Balance Sheet
Bankruptcy
Bar Code
Blog
Breakeven Analysis
Broadband Phone
Budget
Business Definition
Business Continuity Planning
Business Expenses
Business Income
Business Interruption Insurance
Business Limit
Business Model
Business Networking
Business Number
Business Plan
Business Planning
Business Valuation
Buyout Agreement

C
Canada Pension Plan
Canadian-Controlled Private Corporation
Capital Cost Allowance
Capital Investment
Cash Flow Analysis
Cash Flow Management
CGA
Child Care Tax Credits
CIRA
Cloud Computing
Collateral
Collection Agency
Competitive Intelligence
Computer Tax Deduction
Copyright
Core Competency
Credit Card Fraud
Customer Relationship Management
Customer Service

D
Debt Financing
Delegation
Document Management
Domain Name System

E
Ecommerce
Efile
Email Marketing
Entrepreneur
Equity Financing
Errors and Omissions Insurance
Executive Summary
Exit Strategy
Extra-Provincial Incorporation

F
Facebook for Business
Fiscal Year
Forms of Business Ownership
Franchise

G
GIFI
Goal Setting
Green Marketing
GST

H
Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)
Home-Based Business

I
ICANN
Incorporation
Innovation
Input Tax Credit
Intellectual Property
Internet Marketing
Investment Tax Credits
Invoice
IPO

L
Leadership
Leverage

M
Marketing
Marketing Plan
Market Research
Merchant Account
Mission Statement
Mobile Marketing
Motivation
MLM (Multilevel Marketing)

N
NAICS
Niche Market
Notice of Assessment
NUANS Report

O
Online Marketing

P
Partnership
Patent
Personal Services Corporation
PIM (Personal Information Manager)
Podcasting
Procurement
Profit Test
Promotion
PST
Pyramid Scheme

Q
QR Code
Qualified Property Investment Tax Credit

R
Reasonable Expectation of Profit
Record of Employment
Research and Development Tax Credits
Retirement Planning
RST

S
Sales Forecasting
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Selling
Small Business Deduction
Small Business Grant
Small Business Loan
Small Supplier
SME
SMS Marketing
Social Host Liability
Social Media
Social Media Marketing
SOHO
Sole Proprietorship
SR&ED
Succession Planning
Sustainable Development
SWOT Analysis

T
Target Marketing
Tax Deduction
Taxable Benefit
Text Message Marketing
Time Management
Top Level Domain
Trademark
Turnkey Business

U
Unique Selling Proposition (USP)
UPC (Universal Product Code)

V
Venture Capitalist
Virtualization
Vision Statement
VoIP

W
Wholesaler
Word of Mouth
Workers' Compensation Insurance
Work-Life Balance

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