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Choose the name of your business carefully. It will represent you wherever you go!
One search to find federally incorporated businesses and businesses registered in Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.
Your Business Number is your single account number for dealing with the federal government regarding GST/HST, payroll, import/export and other activities.
Find out which type of structure is right for your business: incorporation, a partnership, a sole proprietorship or a co-operative.
From limited liability to lower corporate taxes, learn about the benefits of incorporating your business.
Find out how to incorporate your for-profit business federally.
Learn how to create a non-profit corporation in Canada.
Get information on creating a new cooperative in Canada.
Simplified access to information about federal, provincial, territorial and municipal business permits, licences and other requirements needed to establish, operate and grow your business.
If you are starting a money services business, you will need to register with FINTRAC.
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