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

When starting a new business in British Columbia, 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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Administrative requirements of British Columbia Corporations

Your British Columbia corporation must file certain documents with the British Columbia Corporate Registries Office, including: articles of incorporation annual returns notices of any changes in the board of directors notices of any changes in the address of the registered office articles of amendment if changes to the structure of the corporation are made. Your […]

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How to Register a Business Name in British Columbia

When to register a business name in British Columbia You must register a business name in British Columbia if: it’s different than the registrant’s own full name if the registrant is an individual your business is a corporation operating under a name other than its corporate name your business is a partnership carrying on business […]

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Registering a new Sole Proprietorship in British Columbia

A British Columbia sole proprietorship is a business owned and operated by one individual. It is the simplest business structure in British Columbia. The sole proprietor is the sole owner of the business and all its assets and the business has no legal existence separate and apart from the owner. A sole proprietorship may operate: Under […]

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