When you incorporate federally, the cost is $200, at the same time you apply for many of the other registrations you need.
First complete a NUANS (name) search, $13.80, you will need the number on this search to complete the Business registration. Be prepared with a list of directors names and contact information. As part of the federal incorporation process, you can get:
- Articles of incorporation
- Federal business number
- Federal corporation income tax program account
- Option to register for other federal tax accounts, such as GST/HST, payroll, import/export
- Option for extra-provincial or extra-territorial corporation registration