Steps to Starting your Canadian Corporation

Once you have decided to get incorporated there are a few steps you must take:

  1. Get incorporated by a lawyer or registry office with these steps listed here
  2. Forward us the documents you receive from your lawyer or registry office so we can apply for a business number for your corporation or apply for your business number yourself by following these steps
  3. Make an appointment with your bank to open a business bank account – remember to bring the documents from your lawyer/registry office
  4. Visit the City of Edmonton website to apply for your business license (if required)
  5. Contact WCB Alberta to open a WCB account (mandatory for some industries)  – if we do your corporation’s payroll please remember ‘to forward us the letter from WCB with your Annual Return Password. Click here for more information about WCB coverage