How do I get a copy of my master business license in Ontario?
If you do not have a copy of your Master Business Licence and only require the business identification number, we can search your existing business by name to obtain and send you the number by email. Simply scroll down to the second half of the landing page and fill in the single request under Existing Business Search.
How do I renew my master business license in Ontario?
You can renew a registration within 60 days after it expires. If your legal name is a single name (where your culture has a tradition of single names) and you need to enter that single name on a form, please call ServiceOntario at 416-314-8880 or toll-free at 1-800-361-3223 for more information.
How do I get a copy of my California business license?
Copies and certificates can be obtained by submitting a request to the California Secretary of State’s Sacramento office either in person (drop off) or by mail. Please refer to the Information Requests webpage for detailed information about copy and certificate requests.
Do I need to register my small business in Ontario?
In Ontario, you are required to register your business name within 60 days of opening your business. You are exempt from this requirement if you use your own name for the business. If you add another word, for example, Your Name Consultants, you must then register the name.
Is business number and HST number the same?
A GST/HST account number is part of a business number (BN). If you don’t have a BN yet, you will receive one when you register for your GST/HST account.
What happens if I don’t renew my business name?
If your Business Name is not renewed, it will expire and become available for anyone to register. If you don’t want to renew your registration, you don’t need to do anything.
How much does it cost to open a corporation in Ontario?
Ontario corporations have a government incorporation fee of $360. Named corporations also require an additional search report at a cost of $30.
How do I find out if a business is still active?
Contact your state’s Department of State.
The Department of State registers business entities and maintains old business information for any business in its jurisdiction. Find your state’s Department of State office either through an online search or by going to the National Association of Secretaries of State website.
Where do I get my business license?
The steps to getting your license usually involve:
- Go online or call your city or county office that deals with business licenses to learn the process.
- Fill out a form with your business information.
- Pay a fee, usually between $50 and a few hundred dollars.
How much is a business license in CA?
How much does a business license cost in California? Business licenses are administered by cities in California, so prices vary from place to place. Typically, business licenses cost between $50 and $100.