Registering a Sole Proprietorship in Ontario

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No one likes paperwork — especially official government paperwork. But if you’ve been putting off registering your business in fear that it will require the help of a lawyer, a dictionary, and a fortune teller, just to submit the application — you should know there’s help and you’ve come to the right place! Registering a business might be stressful, time-consuming, and confusing. The good news is: if you’re registering a sole proprietorship in Ontario, Ownr is an affordable service to help you register your business quickly and easily online. Here is a simple breakdown of how you can register your business:

Is a sole proprietorship right for you?

Sole proprietorship can be perfect if you’re running a small business by yourself and don’t want to have to worry about complex corporate paperwork or big corporate accounting fees. You can also file your small business income as part of your personal taxes.

If you have a partner, you’ll have to file for a partnership rather than a sole proprietorship, and if you’re worried about potentially being sued or