You have decided on a business name for your corporation, now it’s time to register it and make it official. Small Business BC can help review, file and submit your business name for approval, on your behalf, simplifying the process of starting your business.
No matter where you are in your business planning process, our consulting and review service can keep you on course. Consists of a 60 minute initial appointment, with up to two follow-up appointments if needed.
New Year, new plans? January provides a powerful blank slate for achieving long held professional goals like starting a business. And, with a little careful planning, you’ll have the best possible chance to make a success. A great place to start is to download Small Business BC’s Starting Your […]
Prefer the DIY approach? Use these checklists, how-to guides and other resources when starting your business.
Starting Your Business Checklist
Want to start a sole proprietorship or partnership in British Columbia and not sure where to start? Download our Starting Your Business Checklist and find out the key steps you should take to start your small business.
Want to start an incorporated company in British Columbia and not sure where to start? Download our Starting Your Corporation Checklist and find out the key steps you should take to start your small business.
Before registering your business, you should consider the different options available to you. Find out the advantages and disadvantages of the three common types of businesses: Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, and Corporation.
This publication has been developed as an introductory guide to help you with planning and starting a small business. It provides essential information as well as links to additional resources to help ensure that your new business is successful.