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Our standard BC incorporation package is designed for people who want to make sure that they structure their company properly and to receive advice as to how to best use the company.
If you reside outside of Canada and you are thinking of incorporating in Canada this is the package for you. British Columbia is an excellent choice choice for a Canadian corporation because the BC Business Corporations Act allows for non-resident directors and more flexibility than any other jurisdiction in Canada.
In BC, there are three choices of legal ending: Limited (Ltd.), Corporation (Corp.) or Incorporated (Inc.). The designations all have the same meaning: that the entity is a corporation with limited liability for its shareholders.
Note: You may choose a numbered name for your corporation for faster filing results. The government automatically assigns the next corporation number on filing that kind of application. Then later you can change to a named corporation, though at some extra cost.
The easiest way is to fill out and send us the incorporation instructions form.
Getting a named company incorporated to the point of existence takes usually four or five business days once we receive complete incorporation instructions. A number name corporation can be completed same day, once information and payment are received and confirmed. After its creation date, in most cases to the Vancouver area of British Columbia, expect to receive the original incorporation documents from the Corporate Registry in Victoria, BC, about one week later. Those documents will be needed to open the corporate bank account.
All this for Only $795.00 CAD (taxes included!).
Extras not included in the above price (but please ask):
INC Business Lawyers Tip!
In order to open a business bank account using an unincorporated trade name, most banks will require proof that you have registered that trade name with the Corporate Registry.
INC Business Lawyers provides registered office services to keep these filings and their supporting documents, the annual shareholder and director resolutions, up to date.
The new BC Business Corporations Act came into effect on March 29, 2004.
Under the new Act, there are no residency
requirements for a company's directors.
This makes BC the Best Choice
for non-residents who want a Canadian corporation!
for standard Canadian incorporations