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Registration and legal structures

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Before starting a new business project in Quebec, you must first choose your company’s legal structure. This choice is crucial in terms of responsibilities and will be decisive for declaration procedures, personal legal status and the tax aspects of your company.

Our advisors can guide you in this decision-making by explaining the implications, advantages and disadvantages of each legal status. They can also refer you to the appropriate organizations when the time comes to formalize your choice and register your new company.


» Contact us today to quickly get answers to your questions and receive a free assessment in order to make a wise choice about the most appropriate legal structure for your business project.

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QUICKLY FIND THE INFORMATION YOU NEED ON REGISTRATION AND LEGAL STRUCTURES

Consult our practical guides and our free resources to clearly understand legal structures and how to register a company in Quebec before setting up your business.

  • Business registration online 

    Register for a business number, GST/HST, corporation income tax, payroll and import/export accounts in one convenient online location.

  • Choosing a name 

    Find out what you need to know before choosing a name for your federal corporation, and see how to reserve that name.

  • Constitute a Quebec business corporation 

    Learn the steps to constitute your business corporation in Quebec, especially the forms to be filled out and the application process.

  • Domain names 

    Are you creating a website for your business? Learn how to choose a good domain name and to register it.

  • La Zone entreprise (in French only)

    Take advantage of this secure space to access Government of Québec services online, to change your address and to meet your obligations.