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CORPORATE EMBOSSING SEALS Seals have a history that dates back to the Middle Ages as a way to identify, brand and legitimatize corporate documents. Seals have changed a great deal since the days of hot vermillion sealing wax and a ring signet! Alth...
YOUR GUIDE TO INCORPORATION As an entrepreneur in Canada, you may be eager to incorporate your new business based on the advice of your lawyer, accountant, or even a fellow entrepreneur. Why? Simple - there are often many benefits of incorporating ver...
MINUTE BOOK Every Corporation is required to have a Corporate Minute Book. But do you really know what to do with your Minute Book? What is the purpose of a Minute Book? The concepts and processes of maintaining your minute book have been the sa...
NUANS® NAME RULES It is critical to understand that neither the Governing Jurisdiction nor Arvic providing the NUANS® report approves or rejects the use of new names for new corporations. This responsibility rests solely on the shoulders of you, the I...
NUANS® PRE-SCREEN SEARCH VS. NUANS®/NAME RESERVATION REPORT If you haven't already watched our video guide series to help you start your business, I would suggest that be your first stop at www.arvic.com [1]. Industry Canada manages and maintains a...
NUANS® REPORT/NAME RESERVATION REPORT GUIDE: Arguably, naming your business is going to be the hardest part of your start-up process. After all, you want it to reflect your business and what you do. Not an easy task by any stretch of the imagination. ...
NUMBERED CORPORATIONS Every Corporation in Canada starts out as a Numbered Company and then the Incorporator gets the option to Name it, or leave it as a Numbered name. Naming a corporation is far more popular than choosing to have a numbered corpo...
OFFICER DESIGNATIONS Within a Corporation there are certain roles that each person plays. You have Directors and Shareholders, and then you have Officers. Among a Corporation's Directors we like to identify the function and responsibility by assign...
Shelf Companies are back-dated companies that we keep on inventory for accountants, lawyers and small business people that need a company that was previously incorporated. Shelf Companies are anywhere from 1 - 12 months old. We typically have a numb...
TRADE NAME (SOLE PROPRIETOR) REGISTRATIONS VS. INCORPORATION When starting a business people typically choose between two different business structures. You have the choice between a Trade Name registration (also known as a Sole Proprietorship) and...
TRADE NAME REGISTRATIONS In Canada you can choose to register a Trade Name instead of incorporating. Trade names are commonly known as Sole Proprietorships, or business names. You are "Doing Business as" your Trade Name within your Jurisdiction. There...
WHAT'S IN A NAME? I know… I know… that cliché has been used hundreds of times to provide a quirky article or headline title. But seriously, what _is_ in a name? What does your own name say about you? Is your First or Last name exotic, common, st...
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