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Canada Company Formation


Type of Entity: Corporation form (limited liability corporation)
Type of law: New Brunswick Business Corporations Act
Shelf company availability: Yes
Incorporation time frame: 3-5 working days
Regular Corporate Income Tax: 28.5%
Double Tax Treaty access: Yes, Companies have access to 87 tax treaties
Minimum issued share capital : No minimum capital requirement – however, there are thin-capitalization rules that could deny deductions for interest payments to specified non-residents.
Minimum paid up share capital on incorporation: None
Minimum number of Shareholders required: One
Bearer Shares: Not permitted
Nominee Shareholders Permitted: Yes
Minimum number of directors: One
Corporate directors permitted: No
Local directors required: No ( but at least 25 percent of directors must be resident Canadians)
Local meeting required : No
Company secretary required : Not generally required
General Meetings of Shareholders: Not a mandatory
Local Registered office required: Yes
Tax residence to benefit from Tax Treaty network: Canada
Exchange Control: No
Disclosure of beneficial owner to Company Registrar: No, This information is only disclosed to the Canada Revenue Agency, when the corporate tax return is filed.
Government register of directors: No
Annual return: Yes, must annually file tax returns with federal and (potentially) provincial/territorial tax authorities.
Submission of accounts: Yes
Audit: No, It is totally up to the Canada Revenue agency.
Change of domicile Permitted Yes

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At any moment, Damalion may decline any customer demand about this jurisdiction, at its sole discretion and without any obligation to provide any reason.

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