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August 16, 2004

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OneStop Business Registry
Using this service, you can complete multiple government applications at one time, if you are registering a business in British Columbia.

Change Your Business Address
Available to both federally and provincially incorporated businesses, this online service allows you to change your business address with one entry and automatically notify participating federal, provincial and municipal agencies.

Proprietorship, Partnership, or Incorporation?
This document describes the advantages and disadvantages of proprietorships, partnerships, and incorporation.

Corporate Registry Information Centre
Here is the information you need to register a business name or incorporate a company. Forms can be downloaded for printing and a schedule of fees is also available.

Business Corporations Act (BC)
The Business Corporation Act governs corporations within the province of British Columbia. The new Business Corporation Act superseded the Company Act on March 29, 2004

Partnership Act (BC)
The Partnership Act establishes the rights and responsibilities of two or more people joining in a relationship for the purpose of profit.

Society Act (BC)
Are you starting a nonprofit enterprise? This Act governs societies in BC.

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