Business Registration in Northumberland County

In order to be a legitimate business in Canada, it needs to have been registered. Pivotop Accounting Services offers professional assistance with the process of registering your company so that you can focus on operations rather than paperwork and deadlines. Enlisting the help of Pivotop Accounting Services for business registration in Ontario can give you peace of mind. Our company will take care every step along the way, from initial consultation through audit preparation and closing submissions to make sure everything goes as planned without any hiccups or issues on our end.
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Business Registration Services

As a business owner in Canada, you need to be officially registered with the government. Without this step your company will not have any legal standing and can’t file taxes or apply for permits needed on the go! Our accounting services at Pivotop Accounting Services include helping businesses get their ducks in order so they know how far along their corporation has come before going public. Learn more about the business registration services we offer at Pivotop Accounting Services.

Business Registration

Pivotop Accounting Services is here for you. We will register your business and help update any necessary information with the Government of Ontario so that they can keep track of all their important records, too.

Business Licences

If you’re looking to provide alcohol or lottery tickets, then it’s important that your business has a license. We can help with the paperwork and licensing process so all of those services are legal in Canada.

Annual Return Filing

Every Canadian business that falls under The Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) is obligated to file an annual return every year.

Filing your corporation’s information with the appropriate CRA can be challenging, so it pays off if you have Pivotop Accounting Services on hand! They’ll ensure all necessary documentation and filings are submitted in a timely manner using our online filing service or via fax at no extra charge–so don’t worry about waiting until tax season comes around again.

To file an annual return, you will need to know:

  • Your last annual meeting date
  • Your corporation type (distributing/non distributing)
  • The legal director of your business

Minutes Books Preparation

A business’s minutes book is a record of all the company’s activities. These records help track information for corporate, federal and tax purposes under Ontario Business Corporations Act (OBCA) or Canada Business Corporation Act CBC. You need to keep an up-to-date minutes book in order to stay legitimate and stable. Pivotop Accounting Services will ensure that you maintain it appropriately so your filing goes smoothly.

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Frequently Asked Questions

According to The Canadian Government, most businesses have a legal obligation to register with the government before they start operations. This not only includes sole proprietorships but also companies that use more than one person as an owner and therefore need incorporated as either corporations or partnerships for jurisdiction reasons (i e its members must share liability).

The registration process allows For-Profit Businesses in Canada access many benefits including: receiving your own unique tax ID number; opening up bank accounts under this identification number which you can then deposit checks into.

That said, there are more than legal reasons to register your business. Registering the right way will allow you establish banking accounts and apply for loans easily with a unique name that legitimizes all future endeavours in years ahead of time!

To register your business, you will need the following information:

  • The current or projected location of your main office
  • Any other provinces or territories where you will operate your business
  • Your proposed business name
  • What type of business you are running (i.e., partnership, corporation, sole proprietorship

You are considered eligible to register your business with the Business Registration Online (BRO) if you meet any of the following requirements:

  • You are a business owner
  • You are a third party requester
  • You are a representative with a RepID or a GroupID
  • You employ a domestic worker, babysitter or caregiver
  • You have a valid social insurance number (SIN) and income tax return filed with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Registering a business in Ontario looks different for corporations and individuals.

To register your business as a sole proprietor, you will need to:

  1. Choose your business name (this name needs to be unique to avoid future legal complications, so you will need to search to confirm your name is not already taken)
    Register your business name
  2. Register for any necessary licenses, registrations, or certifications

To register a corporation, you will need to:

  1. Choose your corporation name
  2. Complete the Articles of Incorporation (Form 1 under the Business Corporations Act)
  3. Create a cover letter with the name, return address, and telephone number of a contact for the corporation.
  4. File the documentation to apply to register

You will want to get a professional business accountant at Pivotop Accounting Services so your company can be correctly registered. This ensures everything is accurate and done right, which could lead up towards some stiff fines if you fail.

The cost to register a business name in Ontario is $60, and this must be renewed every five years for an additional fee of $60.

A business registration number in Canada refers to a company’s 9 digit identifier that identifies them as legal. A new business will receive this identifying code when they federally incorporate, register for programs with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA), or use BRO’s online services.

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