MASTER BUSINESS LICENSE
WHAT IS A MASTER BUSINESS LICENSE?
The Master Business License (MBL) is an official document outlining the registration of a business and the type of business (sole proprietor, partnership).
WHY DO LENDERS REQUIRE A MASTER BUSINESS LICENSE?
If you are self-employed they need this document to determine the support that you have for a real business.
WHERE CAN I FIND MY MASTER BUSINESS LICENSE?
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 taxes. You can also complete it by mail or online here:
Note: these documents are NOT on the CRA website and CAN NOT be obtained by logging in to CRA.