Setting up your business

On this page you will find information about:

Registering your business

Not all businesses need a business number (BN) and CRA program accounts. For more information, go to When you need a business number or Canada Revenue Agency program accounts.

Business structure

The type of structure you choose for your business has a significant effect on the way you report your income. The business structure impacts the type of tax returns you file each year, and many other matters.

To find out the impact each structure would have on your business, consult the following list below:

Forms and publications

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