How to Incorporate in British Columbia: The Definitive Guide

Jan 15, 2021
6 minute read

Why incorporate in British Columbia?

Overall, you will want to incorporate your business for two big reasons: (1) to limit your liability, and (2) to reduce your tax burden. You can read more about those benefits in the Appendix at the end of this article, but there are a few reasons people specifically want their businesses incorporated in B.C.

No Canadian residency requirement

Most Canadian provinces and the Canadian federal government require a corporation to have at least one director who is a permanent resident or citizen of Canada. However, in B.C., there is no citizenship or residency requirement. Many