ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

 

WHAT ARE THE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION? 

The Articles of Incorporation are an official document outlining the name and corporation number of the business and who owns it. 

 

WHY DO LENDERS REQUIRE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION?

If you are self-employed and incorporated they need this document to determine your connection to the business and if you have any partners.   

 

WHERE CAN I FIND MY ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION?

Articles of Incorporation should be in your tax file but can also be received or completed through an accountant, tax company (ie H&R Block) or by the individual you work with on your corporate taxes.

Note: these documents are NOT on the CRA website and CAN NOT be obtained by logging in to CRA.

Certificate Of Incorporation Sample