Incorporation can offer significant benefits, such as protection from creditors and tax advantages. Incorporation is not always straightforward, though, as there are a number of legal issues that must be considered. Depending on where you choose to incorporate, many aspects of your business activities will be regulated by either the Ontario Business Corporation Act (OBCA) or the Canada Business Corporation Act (CBCA).

At Buzaker Law Firm, we will help you with all of the legal issues related to:

  • Choosing whether to incorporate: We strive to understand your business to help you decide whether incorporation is right for you. There are other forms of business organization besides incorporation, such as sole proprietorship and partnership, and we can help you navigate the complicated legal issues involved in making this very important decision. More information about business structures and benefits can be found on our Corporate Law Blog.
  • Incorporating your business: If you decide to incorporate, we will guide you through the process and can complete the entire incorporation for you. Our knowledgeable lawyers have helped clients overcome many obstacles on the road to incorporation, and we have the expertise to help make each step go as smoothly as possible.
  • Registering your business name: One of the first, and sometimes most complicated, requirements before you can carry on business is to register your business name. Some of our clients are surprised that they cannot just choose any business name – the name must meet certain legal requirements. We will help you navigate this process by conducting business name searches across multiple jurisdictions and resolving any business name issues with government authorities.
  • Obtaining business licenses and permits: We will review all relevant legislation and municipal by-laws to ensure that you begin operating your business with all of the necessary licenses and permits. Our lawyers will help you apply for these documents and can communicate with governmental bodies on your behalf.
  • Creating and updating your minute book: Every corporation must have a minute book containing specific documents and information about the business. We will help you draft your Articles of Incorporation and by-laws and get you started with the key board and shareholders’ resolutions you will need to get your business off to a great start. Once the incorporation and initial documentation is complete, we can continue to assist your corporation with future resolutions and other corporate matters as you proceed to operate your business.

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