How do I start an online business in Alberta?

How do I start an online business in Alberta?

We’ve outlined the key steps to starting a business in Alberta so that you can be prepared for your future as a new business owner.

  1. Write a Business Plan.
  2. Get Professional Support.
  3. Decide How to Structure Your Business.
  4. Select a Name.
  5. Register your New Business or Corporation.
  6. Complete Your Permits and Regulations.

What is the Alberta business corporations Act?

Provides a mechanism for businesses to incorporate a corporation, register records, change a corporate name, file annual returns, and list directors and shareholders of a company.

How do I get articles of incorporation in Alberta?

How to apply

  1. Choose a name. An Alberta corporation name consists of 3 elements:
  2. Get an Alberta NUANS report.
  3. Collect information needed for incorporation.
  4. Record your corporation’s address.
  5. Elect a director.
  6. Appoint an agent for service.
  7. Submit your application package.

Do I have to register my business in Alberta?

In Alberta, registering a business name is required to operate a sole proprietorship under any name other than your own, or to operate a partnership, limited partnership, or limited liability partnership (LLP).

How do I start a sole proprietorship in Alberta?

How to register your Trade Name / Sole Proprietorship in Alberta

  1. Complete this Declaration of Trade Name form​
  2. Provide one piece of Government issued Photo Identification (E.g. Provincial Driver License, Valid Passport)
  3. Complete the online registration form below.
  4. The cost for registration is $60.00.

How much does it cost to register a corporation in Alberta?

The government fee to register a new corporation in Alberta is $445.

What is needed to register a business in Alberta?

Follow these steps to register a trade name or partnership and get a registration statement. On this page: Overview. Types of business names….Go to an authorized Corporate Registry service provider with:

  1. your business name information.
  2. Business Name Report (if used)
  3. valid ID.
  4. fee payment.

Do you need a business license to sell online in Canada?

No you may not sell, either online or offline, in Canada without a business license from the province where the business is located. If you sell goods or services for financial gain, you need a business license. Most businesses must renew their license every year.

Do I need a business number if I am a sole proprietor?

When Do You Need a Business Number? You need a Business Number (BN) if you are a Sole Proprietor or in a Partnership and you require what the CRA refers to as “Program Accounts”.

Can I do business in another province?

Certainly, you can do business in other provinces and territories when you incorporate a business in one province or territory. However, you will need to register your corporation with each province or territory you plan to do business in.

How long does it take to incorporate in Alberta?

How long will it take to Incorporate in Alberta? Incorporating will take (usually) three or four business days, once we have full information and payment from you.

What are the benefits of corporation?

The benefits of business incorporation

  • Secure your assets, gain tax breaks. Corporation owners enjoy limited liability protection, and are typically not personally responsible for business debts.
  • Grow your corporation for now—and the future.
  • Easy transfer and faster funds.
  • Ready for retirement.
  • August 2, 2022