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Helping Businesses During COVID-19

Helping Businesses During COVID-19

We know that many businesses are facing difficult challenges due to the pandemic. We’re here to support businesses with immediate and longer-term relief solutions. Contact us to find out about the relief programs that are available.

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Black Entrepreneur Program

As part of our action plan against issues of systemic racism, RBC is committed to enabling economic growth and wealth creation for Black entrepreneurs through access to financial solutions and advice. We are also actively championing success and fostering community engagement through partnerships and programs in an effort to help establish a robust and enduring ecosystem of Black entrepreneurs.

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Open & Promote Your Store

Moneris + Bookmark + UPS + Google AdWords

Build Your Online Store

RBC Business Clients get website fees waived for 6 months1 plus save on shipping2 and digital advertising.3

In collaboration with Moneris and Bookmark, we’ve created an exclusive offer to help RBC business clients build their online stores - from setting up a website, adding a shopping cart to accepting online payments.

Taking your business online is easy:

  • Build your website with Bookmark: No coding or design experience needed.
  • Accept payments with Moneris Online: Process debit or credit card payments through your website.
  • Ship to customers with UPS: Enjoy preferred rates on UPS shipping and accessories, including up to 50% off small package shipping.2
  • Connect with new customers online: Google Ads powered by Kliken makes it quick and easy to get set up.3

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Moneris + Bookmark + UPS + Kliken

Nextdoor

Promote Your Store

RBC Business Clients receive 3 free Business Posts per month for 6 months and 1 free Local Deal7.

Nextdoor is an easy-to-use, hyperlocal platform that instantly connects you to customers in your neighbourhood.

Reach and engage with new clients to promote your business:

  • Free Business Posts: Engage with your community and spread the word about events, announcements, promotions and more.
  • Free Local Deal: You can also promote an offer, discount, or another incentive to new and existing customers with one free Local Deal.
  • Reach new, local customers: Post an update, ask a question, and share expert advice. Neighbours can react and reply to your posts to spark conversation with your business.

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Start a New Business

Challenging times can offer good opportunities to start a business.

Learn how you can get an idea off the ground with our five start-up steps. Each step includes guides, tools, templates and resources to help you along the way.

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Register or incorporate your Business with Ownr and get up to $300 back* when you open an RBC business account.

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Offers & Services Beyond Banking

GrantMatch is a leader in securing government funding for organizations. RBC business clients can access preferred pricing8. Offer expires January 31, 2022.

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Promote your business with Nextdoor, the easy-to-use hyperlocal platform. RBC Business Clients receive 3 free Business Posts per month for 6 months and 1 free Local Deal7.

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Instantly save 3¢/L on fuel9 when you link your eligible RBC Business client card and credit cards9 to your Petro-Canada card.

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Get 3 months of free payroll processing (including ADP± and ADP HR AssistSM bundles) and your set-up fee waived4!

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Promote your business with Nextdoor, the easy-to-use hyperlocal platform. RBC Business Clients receive 3 free Business Posts per month for 6 months and 1 free Local Deal7.

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Instantly save 3¢/L on fuel9 when you link your eligible RBC Business client card and credit cards9 to your Petro-Canada card.

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GrantMatch is an industry leader in securing government funding for a wide variety of organizations. RBC business clients can access preferred pricing from GrantMatch8. Offer expires January 31, 2022.

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Get 3 months of free payroll processing (including ADP± and ADP HR AssistSM bundles) and your set-up fee waived4!

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More Services Beyond Banking

Online Banking

Business banking that fits your needs

  • Pay taxes online – File and submit federal and provincial taxes conveniently and efficiently
  • Send a wire transfer – A fast and secure way to pay your domestic and international vendors. Use when guaranteed funds are needed to close the deal.
  • Pay employees and vendors - Pay your domestic and international vendors, virtually anywhere in the world, in over 25 currencies.

RBC Mobile App6

Business banking in the palm of your hands

  • Track business spending with NOMI - Gain insights to make informed financial decisions.
  • Improve cash flow with our Request Money feature to remind clients about outstanding invoices and receive real-time notifications on outstanding payments
  • Send money electronically to pay bills, transfer money between accounts and send Interac e-Transfer payments to vendors and suppliers
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Or text “RBC” to 722722 and we’ll send you the link

Frequently Asked Questions

The Government of Canada is providing the Canada Emergency Business Account to support Canadian businesses that have been adversely affected by COVID-19. Businesses that are approved for CEBA will receive a $40,000 loan for immediate financial support to cover short term operating expenses, payroll and other non-deferrable expenses which are critical to sustain business continuity. In order to request enrollment for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA), as per the Government of Canada’s requirements, the organization must meet certain criteria based on their qualifying stream.

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You can register to receive eligible amounts to be paid to you by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) such as the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), directly in your RBC business account.

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To Enroll in Pay Employees and Vendors for direct deposits

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A Void Cheque can be obtained from Online Banking or by visiting your local RBC Royal Bank branch.

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Business Clients can conveniently pay and file government remittances such as Federal or Provincial taxes (GST/PST) and payroll source deductions online.

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To sign into Online Banking and RBC Express

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