Corporations Canada

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Find out the difference between your annual return and income tax return.

Start a business

Find out how to incorporate

Benefits of incorporating  

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Discover the difference between provincial and federal incorporation.  

How to name your federal business?

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There are two ways to name your corporation (numbered or word name). Which one is best for you?

Learn about incorporating and how to organize your corporation

Already incorporated

Find out how to maintain your corporation

Keep your corporation in good shape

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5 simple things that need to be updated to keep your incorporation status

Individuals with significant control Updated

Individuals with significant control

Learn if you have to create your register and what information to record.

All you need to maintain your federal corporation up-to-date