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Jana Lambert

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What is Included in the Articles of Incorporation

Posted by Jana Lambert on Oct 25, 2018 3:10:02 PM


 

When you want to form a corporation in Ontario, you will need to prepare and file articles of incorporation. The articles of incorporation is the document that brings your corporation into existence, and sets out certain features of the corporation, for example, any restriction on the business that may be carried on, the classes of shares that can be issued and any share transfer restrictions. As such, proper preparation of your articles of incorporation is vital to your business.

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Topics: business startup, incorporate in Ontario, articles of incorporation

Are You Compliant? What Your Business Needs to Know

Posted by Jana Lambert on Sep 28, 2018 4:27:27 PM

 

Meeting business compliance requirements in Ontario can seem overwhelming. In addition to requirements related to your specific business and operations, there are ongoing business compliance requirements related to your corporation to keep it in good standing.

Compliance issues range from preparing annual resolutions, ensuring the government has the most up-to-date information related to your corporation, filing your corporate and other tax returns, employee remittances and making sure you have the necessary permits and licenses to operate your business.

That’s a lot to think about, so we’re going to try and give you some ideas and resources to help manage this. Understanding your obligations and where to go for information will make things a little bit easier.

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Topics: business compliance, compliance requirements Ontario

5 Steps to Choosing the Right Accountant for Your Business

Posted by Jana Lambert on Sep 19, 2018 2:51:03 PM

Accounting can seem like a black-and-white profession. Numbers are numbers. Ten accountants should be able to assess the same financial records and come up with duplicate figures for cash flow, net income, profit and loss, sales and so on. Ditto for dealing with tax returns. Not so fast. There are “right accountants” and “wrong accountants” for your business. Here are some ideas for finding the “right” accountant for your business.

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Topics: choosing a business accountant