Ownr Introduces Federal Incorporation for Ontario Businesses

Sep 24, 2019
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TORONTO, September 24, 2019 – We’re excited to announce today the addition of federal incorporation to our existing suite of business registration services in the province of Ontario.

Our customers asked for the ability to federally incorporate through our platform, and we listened. Ontario business owners can now incorporate their numbered or named business provincially and named business federally using Ownr at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional registration methods.

Why Consider Federal Incorporation

Federally incorporating your business provides stronger protection of your business name across the country and can enhance credibility and cachet in the marketplace, at home, and globally. Additional benefits of federal incorporation include:

  • Creation of a separate legal entity
  • Limited liability
  • Lower corporate tax rates
  • Better access to capital and grants
  • Continuous existence

For businesses in the province that don’t yet have a federal business number, business registration for federal incorporation will generate a number for use in Ontario. Note, companies looking to operate in provinces outside of Ontario are still required to apply for an extra-provincial license.

Federal Incorporation with Ownr

Ownr provides supports and guidance every step of the way, including:

  • Pre-search of the NUANS® database with up to 30 free business name searches
  • Submission of your incorporation request to the federal government
  • Development of corporation formation documents required after you incorporate your business
  • Phone and chat support to guide you through the process

To get started on the guided process, visit our registration page.

About Ownr

With over 10,000 businesses registered through Ownr, we recognize different businesses have different needs. Since the first business we registered in November 2017, we have always taken pride in providing entrepreneurs with easy, fast, and cost-effective solutions to manage their business in Canada.

Ready to start your business? Ownr has helped over 40,000+ entrepreneurs hit the ground running quickly—and affordably. If you have questions about how to register or incorporate your business, email us at support@ownr.com.

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