Fiscal representation in Canada

About Canada and ASD Group

ASD Group is a company specialised in international flows of goods in terms of Taxes, Customs and HR areas. Through its different branches in Europe, ASD Group masters the entire 28 EU Member States regulations. To follow ASD Group’s development strategy, a new branch has opened in Montréal, QC. This branch aims at providing services to foreign entities wishing to expand in Canada. Our expertise covers obligations related to provincial and federal sales tax such as the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Harmonised Sales Tax (HST) and the Quebec Sales Tax (QST).

Are you a non-established company that carries out business within Canada ?
Do you sell taxable supplies subject to entry rights in Canada ?
Do you wish to set up storage facilities in Canada ?

To learn more about our canadian services and tax representation in Canada please go through the presentation of our services below.


Tax representation in Canada

There are numerous situations in which a foreign company must register for GST/HST and QST. If a company does not comply with fiscal laws, it may incur severe penalties as well as heavy and long procedures.

Our offer is flexible depending on your needs and expectations :

  • Registration to the federal taxes (GST/HST) or provincial tax (QST).
  • Management and submission of Canadian value added tax returns.
  • Tax paiement on your behalf.
  • GST/HST and QST refund claims.

So you can focus on your core activities entrust ASD Group in Canada with all of your formalities related to indirect taxes (GST/HST and QST). ASD Group can become your fiscal representative in Canada therefore becoming the link between your company and local Authorities.

GST/HST and QST refund claims

Sales taxes paid by non-established companies in Canada can be claimed back depending on specific and strict conditions. After an examination of your eligibility, ASD Canada can act on your behalf to fill in refund claim forms.

Auditing to set up simplified commercial operations

Do you carry out businesses in Canada through an e-commerce platform ?
Are you planning on importing goods into Canada ?
Do you carry out purchases operations in Canada and then export goods ?
Do you transfer your goods in storage facilities or sell them ?

Local laws allow you to do business in Canada without having to start a local branch ; hence why ASD Group offers to be your tax representative in Canada. To learn more, please do not hesitate to contact us so we can assist you.

Immigration program for business people in Canada


Our service : The province of Quebec offers business people to go into three different immigration programs. Please find below information on two programs for which we can represent you as an agent and advisor.

This program offers business people and their families a simple way to immigrate to Canada. It allows immigrants to obtain an unconditional visa, permanent residence, and Canadian citizenship.

Are you eligible ? To qualify for the Canadian Immigrant Investor Program, candidates must meet the following requirements :

• have, alone or with his accompanying spouse, including de facto spouse (common-law), net assets of at least $1,600,000 CAD obtained legally;
two years of business or management experience during the past five years;
• make a mandatory investment of $800,000 CAD for a 5-year term :
- guaranteed by the government (risk-free);
- possibility of financing the investment;
- No obligation to acquire interests in a Canadian company or to participate in the management of a Canadian company.

If you are interested in this program, contact us and we will send you our preliminary evaluation questionnaire. This preliminary assessment service is free of charge.

This program offers business people and their families a way to immigrate to Canada. It allows immigrants to obtain a conditional Canadian visa, permanent residency and, in certain cases, citizenship.

Are you eligible ? To be eligible for this program, you must :

• have net assets of at least Cad $300,000 that have been legally obtained with, where applicable, your married or de facto (common-law) spouse provided he or she is accompanying you;
• have at least two years of experience in managing a business acquired during the five years preceding the date you submitted your application in a lawful and profitable business (agricultural, industrial or commercial), a business that you managed, alone or with your accompanying spouse or common-law spouse, controlling at least 25% of the capital equity;

It must be emphasised that :
- Experience in managing a business is here defined as the actual and full-time assuming of the responsibilities and duties related to the planning, management and control of material, financial and human resources, provided that such responsibilities and duties are not assumed in the context of an apprenticeship, training or specialisation process attested to by a diploma.
- Full time means that the person devoted all of their working time to management during the period in question.


  • have acquired in Québec, alone or with your accompanying spouse or de facto (common-law) spouse, at least 25% of capital equity in a business (agricultural, commercial or industrial), with a value of at least CAD$100,000. You must have managed the business yourself or participated in it as management and operations partner on a daily basis;
  • prospecting trips in Quebec. These trips are essential in order to become familiar with the Quebec business community;
  • be active in business in Quebec for at least one year during the three years after obtaining permanent residence.

It must be emphasised that :
- There is a second aspect to this program, which consists in demonstrating one’s skills, with the help of a business plan, of the realisation of a project aimed at the creation or acquisition of a company in Quebec. We rarely accept mandates representation for this second part.

If you are interested in this program, we will send you our preliminary evaluation questionnaire. This preliminary assessment service is free of charge.
Please contact us.


Our service : The provinces of Ontario, British Columbia, the Atlantic Provinces and the Northwest Territories select business people under the entrepreneur programs whose requirements are similar to those of the Province of Quebec. However, each program has its own characteristics with respect to the amount of investment, the nature of eligible projects, the agencies approving projects, etc.

Our consultants will be pleased to assist you in achieving your business and immigration project, taking into account both the choice of your preferred destination, your skills and provincial priorities in the selection of projects business.

For additional information about tax representation in Canada and our Immigration program service in this country, please contact ASD Group, we will be please to assist you.