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Starting a New Business in Alberta? What’s the Right Business Format for You?

  When starting a new business in Alberta, it’s essential to select the business structure that best supports your goals. Business structures are chosen for the most part to comply with tax law, which treats each type of structure differently. There are three types of legal structures for a business: Sole proprietorship, partnership (which is […]

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Alberta Corporations 101

Most people have heard that registering a new Alberta corporation provides “limited liability” — that is, it limits your personal liability for business debts. What you may not know is that there’s more to creating and running a corporation than filing a few papers. You’ll need to keep good records to handle the more complicated […]

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Keeping Corporate records for Alberta Corporations

A corporation shall prepare and maintain at its records office records containing (a) the articles and the bylaws, all amendments to the articles and bylaws, a copy of any unanimous shareholder agreement and any amendment to a unanimous shareholder agreement, (b) minutes of meetings and resolutions of shareholders, (c) copies of all notices required by […]

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Authority of directors, officers and agents in Alberta Corporations

A corporation, a guarantor of an obligation of the corporation or a person claiming through the corporation may not assert against a person dealing with the corporation or dealing with any person who has acquired rights from the corporation (a) that the articles, bylaws or any unanimous shareholder agreement have not been complied with, (b) […]

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