How to Start a Small Business in Ontario

by Thom Tracy

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If you have come up with a great business idea and want to give your entrepreneurial dream a try, you can start your own small business. To start a small business in Ontario, take the following steps:

  1. Prepare a business plan with details of your business.
  2. Secure a loan or grant if you need financial assistance.
  3. Decide on a business structure.
  4. Choose a unique business name.
  5. Choose a location for your business.
  6. Obtain the appropriate permits to run your business at the location.
  7. Register your business name with the province of Ontario.
  8. Obtain a Business Number for tax and payroll purposes.

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