STARTING A BUSINESS Starting a Small Business Guide Browse through this guide to find out more about the licences, permits and regulations that may apply to your business.
BUSINESS PLANNING Business Plan Guide Use this guide to learn what elements are considered essential in any business plan and the key points that should be included in each section of your plan. Excel Financial Template Develop your financial plan using this Excel template Sample business plans and templates Find sample business plans, free templates, writing guides and interactive tools to help you develop a professional business plan. Business planning FAQs Find the answers to questions often asked about preparing a business plan.
QUICK LINKS Below are the links to the forms needed to register your business as a legal structure only. For a complete description of the name search/registration process and a list of all other licences and regulations that may apply to your business, please refer to the Startup Guide listed above or contact us. Sole Proprietor, Partnership or Tradename for an existing corporation (Master Business Licence) Use a credit card to register through Service Ontario’s online portal. Need help? Give us a call. Provincial Incorporation Download the forms needed to incorporate provincially. No online service available. Federal Incorporation Download the forms needed to incorporate federally or complete the process online.