Incorporation and Business Guide for Alberta

This is intended for a Canadian audience.

ISBN: 978-1-55180-356-2

Number of pages: 84

You can incorporate a company yourself in Alberta with no lawyer required! Use this guide in conjunction with the online incorporation forms provided on the Alberta Government website to form your own corporation.

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This guide explains in easy-to-follow steps how to incorporate a small "non-distributing" company under the Business Corporations Act. Samples of the forms you need to incorporate and to keep your corporation in good standing are provided for easy reference.

Useful discussions on legal and business problems are aimed at getting your corporation off to a good start. A chapter on dissolving your corporation is included so you can bring your corporation to a graceful conclusion, should it become necessary.

Some of the most commonly asked questions answered in this book are:

• What are the benefits of incorporating?
• How do you choose a corporate name?
• How do you change a company name?
• How do you issue shares?
• What are the Articles of Incorporation?
• What are the fees for incorporating?
• How do you transfer assets into a corporation?
• What meetings must the corporation hold?
• Who can be a director or officer of the corporation?
• What annual reports must be filed?

Even if you decide not to incorporate, this book will serve as a useful guide to the workings of the Alberta Business Corporations Act.

• Share Certificates sold separately!

More Information
Publication Date Sep 17, 2001
Market Canada
Edition First Edition
Pages 84
Size 8 3/8 X 10 7/8
ISBN 978-1-55180-356-2
UPC 069635803561

Author Details - Tom Carter, Lawyer

Tom Carter operated a private law practice for nearly 20 years, dedicated to meeting the complex legal needs of our aging population. His specialization included wills and estates, incapacity planning, and adult guardianship and trusteeship. In 1999 he closed the practice to take a position as a senior trust officer and estate consultant with Canada Trust, and is now teaching law at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton. Carter has been an instructor for the Alberta Bar Admission Course (wills and estates) and has published several articles on aging and relevant legal issues. He is the author of Alberta Incorporation Kit, Living Wills Kit, and So You've Been Appointed Executor for Self-Counsel Press.

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