To register a chiropractor corporation in Ontario, you will need to follow these steps:
- Choose a Name: Choose a name for your corporation that complies with the naming rules set out by the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. You can check the availability of your chosen name using the NUANS name search system.
- Prepare the Articles of Incorporation: Prepare and file the articles of incorporation with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. The articles must include information such as the corporation’s name, purpose, share structure, and registered office address.
- Obtain a Certificate of Incorporation: Once the articles of incorporation are filed and approved, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services will issue a Certificate of Incorporation.
- Obtain a Business Number and Register for HST: You will need to obtain a business number from the Canada Revenue Agency and register for the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) if your corporation will be earning more than $30,000 per year.
- Register with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario: If you plan to practice chiropractic in Ontario, you must register with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario and obtain a Certificate of Authorization to practice as a corporation.
- Obtain Business Licenses and Permits: Depending on your location and the nature of your chiropractic practice, you may need to obtain additional business licenses and permits from municipal or provincial authorities.
It’s important to seek the advice of a lawyer who is familiar with Ontario corporate law to ensure that you comply with all legal requirements and regulations. If you have any questions, please contact our business lawyers at email@example.com 1-877-892-7778.