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How do you get a tax number for a small business in Ontario Canada?

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The Business Number (BN) is a 9-digit business identifier used in Canada to which businesses can register program accounts with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
This number should be used when communicating with the CRA about program accounts you have or wish to register for. For example, if you would like to discuss your GST/HST account or you would like to register for a payroll account, you should quote your BN.
The Business Identification Number (BIN) is a 9-digit number used by the Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services to identify provincial business accounts. It also appears on the Ontario Master Business Licence and should be used for communications with the Ontario government about your business.


The BIN number is the number all the related tax accounts of a business are associated with. Depending on the nature of your business you may need to register the following accounts in Ontario:
GST/HST number
Payroll number
Import/Export number
WSIB registration


You may need other licenses and permits which you should check into.
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