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Does a Small Business need to Incorporate | Rebecca C Penner


Incorporating your small business can be beneficial, but it also has its drawbacks. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating for small businesses.


There is a lot of confusion around when a small business needs to incorporate. Many people believe that if your business is making a profit, then you must incorporate it in order to protect yourself and your assets. However, this isn't always the case. In this blog post, we will explore when a small business needs to incorporate and what the benefits are of doing so. We will also provide tips for choosing the right corporate structure for your business. So, whether you are just starting out or have been running your business for years, read on for some valuable information!

There are many benefits to incorporating your small business, including:

- Increased credibility: When you incorporate your business, it shows that you are serious about your business and are committed to its success. This can help you attract more customers and clients, as well as partners and investors.

- Access to more capital: Incorporating your business can make it easier to secure loans and investment capital. This is because banks and investors view incorporated businesses as being more stable and less risky than unincorporated businesses.

- Tax advantages: The ability to use the small business deduction and the possibility of paying tax at a lower rate.

Choosing the Right Corporate Structure

Choosing the right corporate structure for your small business is an important decision. There are several different types of business structures, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages, so it's important to choose the one that best suits your needs. You can speak with a lawyer or accountant to get more information about the different types of business structures and to help you choose the right one for your business.

If you're thinking about incorporating your small business, we hope this blog post has given you some helpful information. Incorporating can provide many benefits, but it's important to make sure that it's the right decision for your business. We wish you the best of luck in your business endeavours!

If you need help with your small business, please don’t hesitate to contact me. We can set up a FREE consultation to discuss your specific needs and then come up with an action plan.

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Rebecca C Penner CPA, CGA