Choose a business structure
An investor can choose from a variety of business structures when looking to operate in Canada or Alberta.
When deciding on the type of structure to adopt to conduct business in Canada, consider:
- The nature and scope of the business
- The degree of liability involved
- Financing requirements
- Taxation issues
Canada Business Services (Government of Canada) has information to help you choose a business structure.
The most common types of business structures in Canada are:
- Contractual relationship
- Joint venture
- Sole proprietorship
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Date Updated: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:49:49