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Help me choose
a Business Bank Account

Can’t decide which account is right for your business? No problem. We can help you choose with six simple questions.

Help me choose a bussiness bank account

What do you expect your minimum daily balance to be?


How many business banking transactions do you think you’ll make in a month?


How many debit and credit card payments do you expect your business to process in a month?


How much cash do you think you’ll deposit per month?


And how many cheques do you think you’ll deposit in a month?


Would your business benefit from electronic transactions, online tracking and the ability to set up recurring payments with added security options?

Based on your answers, you’d benefit from a:


Monthly plan fee

Monthly balance fee waiver2

Transactions3

Notes (currency) deposited4

Item deposited4

Consider our Business Premium Rate Savings Account for low deposit transaction activity

Keep transacting electronically and be eligible for a rebate!

All plans also come with unlimited Moneris®* Debits and Credits§, unlimited Interac e-Transfers® received6 and two to send.

Ask about our exclusive offer for 3 months free of plan fees for newly created businesses registered in the last 9 months.

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Business credit cards

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Moneris

Moneris

Save by processing card payments with Moneris, and benefit from a lower priced plan with unlimited transactions for BMO customers*

* Moneris Transactions apply to all debits and credits. Only offered on Everyday Business Banking Plans.

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FreshBooks

FreshBooks

Get paid faster with Freshbooks’ easy online invoicing, organize your expenses and log billable hours from your mobile device or desktop.

Bonus: BMO customers receive 10% off any paid plan!

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DepositEdge

DepositEdgeTM

Streamline your collection process, accelerate your cash flow, and save time and money with BMO DepositEdgeTM. The easy-to-use desktop scanner and web-based software securely images and deposits your cheques into your designated BMO business account.

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Online Banking for

Online Banking for Business

Transfer funds electronically, pay bills, file taxes, deposit cheques remotely, manage both Canadian and U.S. funds from one place and initiate payroll source deductions all from your desktop.

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Don’t forget to check out our new ATMS

Don’t forget to check out our new ATMS

Deposit cheques faster with our new ATMs – featuring envelope-free deposits, automatic amount scanning and touch-screen interfaces.

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iThe monthly Business Banking Plan transaction limit includes cheques negotiated and other debit or credit transactions to the account including deposits, withdrawals, electronic credits and debits, bill payment debits or debit card debits and credits.

 

iiStandard deposit contents fees will be waived on each month’s deposits up to these limits.

 

iiiThe monthly Business Banking Plan fee can be eliminated by maintaining the minimum monthly balance at all times in a Business Account. Customers are responsible for all other fees relating to any transactions, services and products not included in the Business Banking Plan. The minimum balance waiver is only eligible for customers with the Business Builder 3 and 4 Business Banking Plans.

 

1 Subject to interruptions in telecommunications or online systems or in power supply or any other factor or event beyond the control of Bank of Montreal.

 

2 Mobile Banking is only available for customers registered for Online Banking.

 

3 Electronic transactions exclude transactions completed at a BMO branch or with the assistance of a Customer Contact Centre associate.

 

4 Assisted transactions refer to those completed with a Customer Contact Centre associate.

 

5 Although BMO will not charge any fees in addition to your monthly Plan or account fees to access Mobile Banking, additional service fees may be charged by your service provider. Check with your service or hardware provider if you have questions about your specific device.

 

6 Applies to all deposits posted by Moneris to your BMO business account in connection with your acceptance of MasterCard, Visa*, Interac, Discover* or Union Pay* branded cards and American Express* transactions that are settled by Moneris - including deposit of settlement funds, terminal rental fee, and any other fees. American Express credit card transactions that are not settled through Moneris are not included in unlimited Moneris transactions, and are subject to separate terms and conditions. Standard transaction fees apply. Refer to Moneris Solutions for complete details. All other debit or credit transactions posted to your BMO account related to any other brand of card processed using Moneris services, are not included and may be subject to transaction limits associated with your Plan and/or excess per-item transaction fees. (* Visa, Discover, American Express and Union Pay are trademarks of their respective owners.)

 

7 Transactions include cheques negotiated and other debit or credit transactions to the account, including deposits (except cash and coin), withdrawals, electronic credits and debits, bill payment debits or debit card debits and credits. Cash and/or coin deposits are subject to deposit content fees of $2.25 per each $1,000 for cash and $2.25 per each $100 for coin.

 

8 There are no daily or monthly transaction fee limits. A $5.00 per item fee will apply to each transfer.

 

9 Overdraft limits range from $500 to a maximum of $2,499.99 and are subject to credit qualification.

 

10 Available in Canadian dollars only.

 

11 Interest is calculated on the daily overdrawn balance at prevailing overdraft interest rates and charged to the account on the last business day of each month.

 

12 A $5.00 per item fee will apply to each debit transaction that creates or increases the overdraft up to your approved limit.

 

13 There are no daily or monthly transaction fee limits. A $5.00 per item fee will apply to each debit transaction that creates or increases the overdraft.

 

14 This fee is in addition to any applicable transaction fees.

 

15 You are required to provide initial setup instructions for this service.

 

16 Interac e-Transfer service may be restricted based on BMO Debit Card for Business privileges.

 

17 Interac e-Transfers can only be sent from a Canadian dollar business account. Sending an Interac e-Transfer is considered an electronic debit to the account. Excess item or account per item fees may apply. The Interac e-Transfer fee is non-refundable, this includes cancellations. The AgriInvest Account and Business Premium Rate Savings Account are restricted from sending Interac e Transfers.

 

18 Interac e-Transfers can only be credited to a Canadian dollar account. There is no additional charge to receive an Interac e-Transfer. Receiving an Interac e-Transfer is considered an electronic credit to the account. Excess item or account per item fees may apply.

 

19 Your Interac e-Transfer send limit may be lower than the posted daily limit depending on the Bill Payment Limit assigned to your BMO Debit Card for Business.

 

20 BMO self-serve channels include BMO Online, Mobile and Tablet Banking, BMO Online Banking for Business, Telephone Banking (when using the interactive voice response (IVR) sytem and BMO ATMs.

 

 

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